Release Engineer

Postmates, San Francisco

Delivery from all your favorites places on-demand

Postmates runs one of the largest marketplaces in the country, connecting consumers, merchants, and couriers in real-time. Building high powered intelligence atop our large-scale datasets is a serious challenge and we’re looking for candidates who are ready to dig in. Postmates isn’t just another ad platform or mobile app for delivering static content: We have real customers paying real money for a real service.

Postmates runs on innovation! Increasing the efficiency of our Engineering teams is critical to  our success as a business. Our systems for integrating, building, testing, and deploying our software are key to increasing that efficiency. As a release engineer, you own these systems and the processes around them and will focus on how Postmates can continuously improve the quality and consistency of the code we’re putting into production.


  • 2+ years in a production environment supporting cloud infrastructure and services
  • Experience with CI/CD, revision control, build and release systems
  • Product mindset for the services you own
  • Strong understanding of containers, virtualization, and cloud
  • Strong understanding of software development lifecycle and surrounding processes
  • Experience with automating build and release processes
  • Strong software engineering background


  • Competitive salary and generous stock option plan
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • We'll provide equipment you need to work efficiently and creatively
  • Paid parental leave, vacation time and sick time
  • Catered lunches and open snack bar
  • Impact-first work environment (no politics, no pandering)
  • Huge company vision (we need you to build the future, not just maintain the status quo)
  • Full support to contribute to open source projects
  • Awesome office located in Financial District just minutes from BART, Muni, AC Transit, and SamTrans


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.