Technical Lead, Frontend Developer Productivity and Tools

Postman is the world’s leading collaboration platform for API development. Postman's features simplify each step of building an API and streamline collaboration to help create better APIs—faster. More than 17 million developers and 500,000 organizations worldwide use Postman today.

Our customers are doing more and more astounding things with the Postman product every day, and as a result, we are growing rapidly.

Our Developer Productivity And Tools team is responsible for owning and operating the frontend mono-repo development and deployment workflows, the library toolchain, and any supporting infrastructures such as CI/CD systems. As part of the Client Foundation team which goal is to help our Product teams build great user experiences and interfaces quickly and reliably, our team support this by ensuring the development processes, services and tools are fast and reliable for Postman engineers to use every day.

What You'll Do 

  • Work with a team of diverse engineers spread across remote locations and our engineering hubs in Bangalore & San Francisco
  • Partner with peers in engineering to craft a world-class developer experience using internal libraries and open source technologies.
  • Define and evolve the team’s vision, mission, and strategy with leadership.
  • Define, measure, and own key metrics for the performance of your functional area
  • Be an advocate and evangelist for our technical offerings
  • Use your exceptional analytical skills to break down complex requirements into milestones, and lead a team of expert engineers to execute towards your estimated deadlines.
  • Help mentor other engineers to develop new skills and advance in their careers.
  • Participate in the interviews in hiring and on-boarding exceptional engineering talent

About You

  • 5+ years of experience building web frontend tooling and infrastructures
  • Experience owning and improving development workflows
  • Extensive experience with libraries in the modern web build toolchain such as Webpack, esbuild, Babel, Mocha, Jest, Enzyme
  • Experience operating and improving developer experience in large code repositories (e.g. mono-repos) for hundreds of developers
  • Experience working on standardizing and solving problems in engineering productivity in a growing company
  • Experiencing operating CI/CD systems and workflows at scale for hundreds of developers
  • You’re experienced in leading a team of engineers in planning, estimation, and execution
  • You possess exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills for problems discovery
  • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Alignment with our Values
  • An innate curiosity about how things work
  • Lots of smiles

Nice to Have

  • Experience building remote-first teams
  • Experience in authoring useful frontend open-source libraries
  • Experience in building development tooling for multiple platforms - such as web, desktop, mobile

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, and a flexible schedule working with a fun, collaborative team. Enjoy full medical coverage, unlimited PTO, and a monthly lunch stipend. (Yes, seriously. We want you to eat well wherever you’re at.) Plus, our wellness program will help you stay healthy from your location with fitness-related reimbursements. Our frequent and fascinating virtual team-building events will keep you connected, while our donation-matching program can support the causes you care about. We’re building a long-term company with an inclusive culture where everyone can be the best version of themselves, and we want you to be part of it. Join us, why dontcha?

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