Technical Lead (Backend), Identity & Access Management - Bangalore

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.

About the Team:

Identity and Access Management team is responsible for creating a secure, reliable and seamless Identity Management Platform for all the Postman users. This is the team behind authenticating and authorising every request that reaches Postman space.

Postman's Identity Interface is the gateway to access a plethora of Postman's services while enabling users to connect with peers to collaboratively perform work. A team of passionate engineers where each day brings new learning.

What you'll be doing:

As the technical lead for the IAM Squad, you will:

  • Build and optimise the auth standards and protocols such as OAuth2.0, OIDC, SCIM, SAML and so on.

  • Involve in the research areas such as role engineering and implement the standardised formats meeting cross functional RBAC needs for the platform.

  • Empower the product with seamless, secure and reliable methods of enterprise onboarding by enabling broader integration areas of user and team management.

  • 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.

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

About You:

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

  • Proficient with Javascript, node.js, React.Js, and strong understanding of web fundamentals.

  • Strong knowledge of Database fundamentals especially on the performance aspects such as optimising queries, schema design, indexing, caching.

  • 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, EM etc.

  • (Bonus) Good understanding of auth products, protocols, methods ( OAuth, SAML, OIDC etc.)

  • (Bonus) Previous experience with User/Team management, role engineering, access control.

What Else?

We offer competitive salary and benefits, and a flexible schedule working with a fun, collaborative team. Enjoy full medical coverage that includes COVID insurance, unlimited PTO, and a monthly lunch stipend. (Yes, seriously. We want you to eat well wherever you are.) 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 with your global Postman peers. 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?

Our Values

At Postman, we create with the same curiosity that we see in our users. We value transparency and 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.

And we want you to be part of it all.


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