Lead Software Engineer, UX & Design System

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.

Our UX & Design System team is responsible for building and owning the libraries, tools and infrastructure that help our Product teams build great user-experiences and interfaces. This includes building and supporting the processes, documentation, libraries and systems that implement our Design System to help us solve cross-product capabilities consistently.

We’re looking for an experienced lead software engineer to lead the development of UX & Design System platform projects at Postman. You’ll work closely with the company senior managers, and our product and design teams to achieve our mission of creating the next 100M developers in the world.

What you’ll do

  • Lead development efforts in a team of diverse engineers spread across remote locations and our engineering hubs in Bangalore & San Francisco

  • Break complex problems into smaller development tasks to execute with the team

  • Contribute to the development of libraries, API’s, and guidelines working with a cross-functional team of Product Managers, Designers, Support and Product, Quality, Security and Platform Engineers.

  • Write clear and concise technical documentation on system designs and implementation.

  • Perform code reviews and play a part in guiding team members through their technical growth.

  • Evangelise and drive adoption of platform capabilities and better development practices within Postman


  • 5+ years of experience building large-scale client applications on the web.

  • You are an expert in building user interfaces with modern web technologies (e.g. React)

  • You have experience with modern testing frameworks (e.g. Jest, Puppeteer, Cypress)

  • You have strong product and design sensibilities and an obsessive attention to detail.

  • You’ve worked on large-scale systems where you came up with architectural patterns and solutions instead of adopting existing ones.

  • You are a good communicator who can explain technical concepts to product managers, designers, support and other engineers.

  • You have experience working on standardising and solving common problems in UI & UX engineering in a growing company

Nice to have

  • Experience working in a remote-first teams

  • Experience building successful open source projects

  • Experience with continuous delivery and infrastructure as code

  • Experience implementing agile software development practices (e.g. XP, scrum)

About you

  • Experience and Excitement towards working with global, distributed teams

  • Alignment with our Values

  • An innate curiosity about how things work

  • Lots of smiles


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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