Technical Lead, (Fullstack) Synchronous Protocols

All Postman Open Positions/Technical Lead, (Fullstack) Synchronous Protocols

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 15 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.

About the Team

Having mastered the HTTP focused API lifecycle and platform capabilities, Postman has now started to move towards introducing more network protocols.

As part of Synchronous Communication APIs team, we are geared towards introducing new network protocols as fast as possible. As part of the first steps, we are aiming to scale our user-base vertically within the same space i.e. Sync APIs such as SOAP, GraphQL etc.

We are a small team with distributed responsibilities of end-to-end features and system components to ensure that we are moving full-speed ahead.

What you'll be doing:

  • Add new network protocols including (but not limited to) GraphQL, SOAP etc.

  • Interface with the rest of the organization to learn more about their pain points when using our team’s APIs.

  • Contribute to the development of APIs and products while working with a cross-functional team of Product Managers, Designers, Support and Product, Quality, Security and Platform Engineers.

  • Perform code reviews and advocate better practises for software engineering by mentoring and encouraging others around you to build a quality product.

  • Own and improve the technical maturity (reliability, scalability, resilience, and quality) of systems and product.

  • Design & build any additional internal tooling required to ease the development & maintenance of the product.

  • Own and lead end-to-end initiatives.

About You:

  • 5+ years of experience developing complex, distributed software applications at Postman’s scale

  • You have a product oriented mindset and empathy for the users.

  • Strong knowledge of the API lifecycle, network protocols and professional experience working with two or more of the following: HTTP, gRPC, GraphQL, HTTP2/3, SOAP

  • Proficient with React.Js, Javascript, node.js and strong understanding of web fundamentals.
    Past experience working on API platforms and developer tools is a big plus.

  • Proven record of building & products from scratch.
    Has a point of view and is comfortable and prior experience in collaborating and respectfully challenging other stakeholders, such as PM, TL, EM etc.

  • You enjoy learning and sharing knowledge within and across teams.

 

What Else? (Remote Benefits)


We offer 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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