Senior Frontend Engineer - Cloud Platform Team - 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 or connect with Postman on X (formerly 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.

Job Overview

We are seeking a skilled and passionate Frontend Engineer to join our Cloud Platform Team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and building intuitive and powerful frontend experiences that support the tooling needs of the Postman engineering organization. You will work closely with backend engineers, designers, and other stakeholders to create solutions that enhance the productivity and efficiency of our internal teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and Development:
    • Create high-quality, responsive user interfaces using modern frontend technologies.
    • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs and optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Collaboration and Communication:
    • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams including backend engineers, designers, and product managers to define and implement innovative solutions.
    • Participate in code reviews to maintain code quality and share knowledge with the team.
  • Tooling and Integration:
    • Develop tools and components that support the workflows of other engineering teams.
    • Integrate with backend services and APIs to deliver comprehensive frontend solutions.
  • Maintenance and Improvement:
    • Continuously improve the frontend codebase by refactoring and optimizing as needed.
    • Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies to ensure our platform remains cutting-edge.


  • Educational Background:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience:
    • 6+ years of experience in frontend development, preferably in a SaaS or cloud platform environment.
    • Proven experience with modern JavaScript frameworks/libraries (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js).
  • Technical Skills:
    • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, and related web technologies.
    • Experience with RESTful APIs and asynchronous request handling.
    • Familiarity with version control systems, particularly Git.
  • Soft Skills:
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
    • Strong communication and teamwork abilities.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, agile development environment.

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?

If the role is based in the greater San Francisco area, and the reasonably estimated salary for this role ranges from $216,750 to $293,250, 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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