We are looking for talented Full Stack Engineers who want to build ambitious products using modern tools. "Full Stack Engineer" can mean many things. At Postlight, it refers to a person who can build entire front end web applications and deploy complex services to the cloud that support those applications.
We use the right tools for the job. That means that we're always evaluating ways to work smarter and faster and get the maximum amount of joy out of the job. The result is that we use modern tools on a modern stack.
Below is type of application we build frequently: a modern frontend modern backend API. We’ve listed example technologies we use. The more apps you’ve built using the technologies below, the better fit you are for Postlight. We don't expect applicants to have experience with every technology below. Many of our current full stack engineers have learned skills from this list on the job.
API Design: GraphQL, JSON API
Frameworks: Postgraphile, Serverless, Apollo GraphQL, Hasura, Phoenix, WordPress
Data Storage: Postgres, MySQL, NoSQL, Firebase, Redis, ElasticSearch
Cloud Providers: AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Heroku
Infrastructure: Terraform, Pulumi
Whether working on site or remotely, your communication skills will be as important as your technical ones. Collaborating across time zones requires constant, clear communication and coordination, via Slack, GitHub comments, documents, and frequent video conferences. Postlight is headquartered in New York City, but a third of our team works remotely. We know how to keep everyone on the same page, and so should you.
Your skill set will grow at Postlight. You will join a team excited about the problems they solve and the tools they use to solve them. We keep pace with the industry, and are active participants in the open-source world. You will find yourself regularly growing in your career, using new tools and frameworks to solve new kinds of problems—with support from management and mentors.