Production Engineering Manager


(San Francisco, California)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
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.
Production Engineering at Postmates is a hybrid systems/software group that ensures services run smoothly and has the capacity for future growth. Production Engineers work with all of Postmates’ product and infrastructure teams. As a Production Engineering Manager at Postmates we require a comprehensive understanding of a wide range of technologies as well as growing and developing the skills and talents of the team. It is imperative to have a relentless drive to focus on high-value projects. You will work with and grow a distributed team of engineers working remotely and in our San Francisco headquarters.
* Understand technical architectures, capacity plans, tooling needs, automation plans, product launch plans, and other issues * Manage engineers working with the engineering teams on our back-end services, front-end services, infrastructure components, and everything in between * Partner with product management, program management, site reliability operations, and other related groups * Balance the need to keep things running with allocating time to long-term, high-impact projects * Work closely with dedicated recruiting staff to expand the team
Ideal Candidate
* BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical discipline or equivalent experience * At least 2 years of direct management experience in a technology company OR extensive experience as a technical lead * Previous experience with hiring and performance management * Ability to code in at least one language * Ability to work in a distributed team * Ability to learn new software languages, frameworks and APIs * Troubleshooting skills * Ability to perform capacity planning for internet service architectures * Knowledge of large-scale Internet service architectures even if you haven’t worked on one * Excellent communications skills
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

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.


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