Software Engineer

2 yrs exp
2 yrs exp
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Postman leads the way in the API-first universe. Postman’s API Development Environment is used by 6+ million developers and more than 200,000 companies to access 200 million APIs every month.

Postman is looking for Software Engineers to build out features, design and implement APIs, and improve the performance and reliability of our systems as we rapidly scale our product and organization.

About the Team

The team works closely with the Product teams to build APIs that enable delightful experiences for developers who build modern software for the API first world. We’re a small team that learns from each other and iterates rapidly to make a large impact. Our Microservices are written in Node.js, MySQL and Linux deployed on the AWS Platform.

A taste of our scale:

  • 700k+ daily active users
  • 200+ million requests per day spread across 30+ microservices
  • resting around 20 TB of data
  • ingesting around 2TB of monthly internal service logs
  • 200k+ peak concurrent web socket connections

This position reports to one of our Engineering Managers.

Your team

You would be working within the Platform team of Postman, which comprises of Platform Engineers, Data Engineers and Security Researchers. This position is based out of Bangalore and reports to one of our Engineering Managers.

Your responsibilities

  • Build and maintain systems and solutions while working with a cross-functional team of Product Managers, Designers, Support and Product, Quality and Security Engineers.
  • Manage the roadmap and SLAs for the systems that you own.
  • Be on-call to support the organisation around the systems being used throughout the organisation.
  • Be part of maintenance and incident management routines with the service and product engineering teams along with doing root cause analysis and final resolution of root causes
  • Create and periodically review architectural diagram for the systems and services you manage.
  • Be responsible for the architectural design of scalable, highly available and fault tolerant systems
  • Review code of your peers.
  • Create systems to monitor system activities and workflow processes of the entire engineering organisation.

About You

  • You’ve been building full-stack web applications for 2+ years with strongdevops background.
  • You’ve experience with high level programming languages - e.g. Node.js,PHP, Python, Ruby, Go. We code primarily in Node.js, so you’ll be excitedto either ramp up on that or continue building awesome things with it.
  • You possess strong Computer Science fundamentals - Algorithms, Databases, Networking and Distributed systems.
  • You write testable, maintainable code that’s easy to understand.
  • You are a strong communicator who can explain complex technical concepts to product managers, designers, support and other engineers.
  • You enjoy helping onboard new team members, mentoring, and teaching.
  • You have curiosity about how things work.


This position will be located in our beautiful office at 100 ft road, Indiranagar in Bangalore. You will enjoy our incredible perks: home-cooked meals, snacks, game room, flexible hours, ergonomic workstations and cuddles from our endearing Chief Happiness Officer, Cooper.What you will also get to experience is a company that believes in autonomous small teams for maximum impact; that strives for organizational growth to align with that of the individual; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture where everyone is able to do and be the best version of themselves and where ideas are encouraged from anyone and everyone. We seek people who naturally demonstrate our values, who not only understand the challenge but can also solve this for the rest of the world.Be a part of something big.

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About Postman

Postman is a powerful API testing suite used by more than 6 million developers, it is used to share, test, document and monitor APIs. Our toolchain can help to build software that is useful across various use cases ranging from a single developer to an enterprise. We are building for the future where everything is going to be connected.

The Postman free app was created as a side project, and first introduced in October 2012. We grew quickly to become one of the most popular apps on the Chrome store and expanded to Mac, Windows, and Linux native apps. Today we have 6 million developers using the app, worldwide. In 2014, we started the company to support the free app and develop more extensive features for a SaaS product, now known as Postman Pro (introduced in 2016), and Postman Enterprise (introduced in 2018).

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