Software Engineer: Full-stack

Postmates, San Francisco

Delivery from all your favorites places on-demand

Job Description: At Postmates we're looking for Sr. Software Engineers for a very exciting (and confidential) new project at Postmates-X. This job is perfect for full-stack engineers that are interested in both frontend and backend engineering. In this role you would specifically:

  • Build prototypes to quickly demonstrate new features and product ideas
  • Work closely with our users
  • Work closely within a product-focused team of engineers, PMs, and designers

Some useful skills: Python, React

Job level: 4+ years of experience

Company Info: Postmates runs the largest on-demand delivery platform in the country; we grow 5-10% week-over-week, fulfill over a million deliveries each month, and recently surpassed $1 billion dollars in gross merchandise sales. We aren’t just another ad platform or mobile app for serving static user generated content – we have real customers, merchants, and couriers using the platform to buy, sell and deliver goods in under an hour.

Our web front-end is React/Redux with Node middleware. The backend infrastructure is primarily Python/Django with Postgres databases. We also have sites built on the Elixir/Phoenix platform. We like to use the full set of tools and services available to us from AWS to build out new functionality in a service-oriented environment. We value both generalist and specialized engineers looking to expand their capabilities. We want people that want to get their hands dirty understanding our complex three-sided marketplace and improve our core technology.


  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance (100% company paid).
  • Joining a dynamic team
  • Troubleshooting and creative thinking on a daily basis
  • Building prototypes to quickly demonstrate new features and product ideas
  • Opportunity for professional development

Job Type: Full-time

About Postmates

Postmates is transforming the way local goods move around a city by enabling anyone to get any product delivered in under an hour. Available for iPhone, Android and on the web, the on-demand logistics service connects customers with local couriers, who purchase and deliver goods from any restaurant or store in a city, 24/7. 

Want to learn more about Postmates? Visit https://postmates.com/