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Software Engineer, Web

Postmates, San Francisco, CA

Delivery from all your favorites places on-demand


Engineering at Postmates

We’re building groundbreaking tech solutions that power our revolutionary logistics platform to help connect millions of customers with their favorite merchants every day. We’re tackling some of the most complex technical challenges in the modern logistics space to unlock opportunities that positively impact the local businesses and communities we serve.

WHAT WE DO

Postmates relies heavily on our engineering team to realize this vision. Building a software platform that is reliable, scales, and stays agile under demanding product needs is a serious technical challenge. Postmates is a three-part balancing act connecting customers, merchants, and couriers in real-time. If any piece is out of whack, the whole system suffers. Working with the Postmates engineering team offers an opportunity with explosive growth, cutting-edge technology, a highly visible charter, and a cool user-focused product vision.

Web Engineers will work on 3 apps here at Postmates: the Buyer, Fleet, and Merchant apps. We are part of a cross-functional team, working in a fast paced environment with high impact, and are responsible for the end-to-end experiences across Android, iOS, and Web. We value and foster a collaborative environment where product, design, and engineering work together every day to build and design new features for our customers. 

OUR TECHNOLOGIES

  • Client: ES6, React, Redux, Emotion
  • Server: Go, Python, Node
  • Platform: AWS, Google

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and launch consumer-facing features to millions of customers
  • Tune and polish features to a high-degree of excellence
  • Work closely with the design and product team to iterate on UI/UX
  • Relentlessly optimize the web experience of buying with Postmates

OUR REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working with web technologies and a passion for UX
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with a modern web framework like React or Angular
  • Experience with one or more non-Javascript languages (e.g., Go, Java, etc)
  • A deep understanding of the fundamentals of the web (REST, JS, HTML, CSS)
  • Strong knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) required

OUR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • You’re a self-starter and strong finisher
  • You’ve worked at or started a small company where you had to wear many hats
  • You write well and communicate clearly
  • You prefer problems over tasks
 
A bit about us
Postmates is changing delivery for good. While you may know us as the clever brand loved by celebrities and millennials, we are so much more. We are industry-first leaders in the modern logistics space, creating groundbreaking tech products that positively impact millions of customers, merchants and gig-economy workers as well as the underserved in the communities where we work. How will you help us change delivery for good?
 
Benefits
Postmates has your back. In our impact-first work environment, we value huge company vision. As you strive to build the future with us, we’ll support you with a competitive rates and equity plan, along with access to our 401k plan and robust benefits including: health benefits, flexible paid time off, parental benefits, and food perks.
 
Postmates is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants at Postmates are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
 

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 Postmates's website.