Manager, Release Operations Team - Platform Engineering - San Francisco

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Who Are We?

Postman is the world’s leading API platform, used by more than 30 million developers and 500,000 organizations, including 98% of the Fortune 500. Postman is helping developers and professionals across the globe build the API-first world by simplifying each step of the API lifecycle and streamlining collaboration—enabling users to create better APIs, faster.

The company is headquartered in San Francisco and has an office in Bangalore, where it was founded. Postman is privately held, with funding from Battery Ventures, BOND, Coatue, CRV, Insight Partners, and Nexus Venture Partners. Learn more at postman.com or connect with Postman on Twitter via @getpostman.

P.S: We highly recommend reading The "API-First World" graphic novel to understand the bigger picture and our vision at Postman.

The Opportunity:

As a Release Coordinator at Postman, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful planning, coordination, and execution of software releases. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product engineering, quality, and platform engineering, to facilitate the timely and efficient delivery of software updates to our users.

What You’ll Do:

  • You will be involved in the planning and execution of releases by interfacing with all stakeholder functions of a release, such as the engineering managers, program managers, and product managers
  • You will own the release management lifecycle, which includes scheduling, coordinating and managing releases across the organization by measuring progress and mitigating risks affecting the release in scope, quality and schedule.
  • Own, maintain and report on release content and artifacts via release plans and release retrospectives.
  • Conduct and report release readiness reviews along with reviewing go-live blockers.
  • Manage critical information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, delivery units and notification lists.
  • You’ll also work closely with the engineering teams to continuously improve the release process by providing collaboration, information management tools, and close integration with CI/CD systems

About You:

  • Led a team of Release Coordinators or Release Managers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively across teams and effectively convey complex technical information.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail-oriented mindset focusing on accuracy and quality in release coordination and documentation.
  • Familiarity with software release processes, version control, and agile methodologies Prior experience in a release or project coordination role is advantageous.
  • Flexible hours - Work with teams based in India - IST.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field (or equivalent work experience).

Our Values:

At Postman, we create with the same curiosity that we see in our users. We value transparency & honest communication about not only successes, but also failures. In our work, we focus on specific goals that add up to a larger vision. Our inclusive work culture ensures that everyone is valued equally as important pieces of our final product. We are dedicated to delivering the best products we can.

What Else?

This role is based in the greater San Francisco Bay area, we are offering a base salary range of $162,645 to $220,000 plus a competitive equity package. Actual compensation is based on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition to our pay-on-performance philosophy, we offer a comprehensive set of benefits, including full medical coverage, flexible PTO, wellness reimbursement, and a monthly lunch stipend. Salaries will vary outside of the listed metropolitan areas & the U.S.

Equal Opportunity

Postman is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Postman does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Postman will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Postman.

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