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[Service Platform]Principal Engineer

Beijing, China Job ID: 2046906


We are looking for people who are passionate about solving complex real-world problems, building world-class solutions, and benefitting millions of lives. At Coupang, developers learn from one another—we share knowledge and spur each other on to come up with great ideas—and move extremely fast to create profound impact together. You will also have the opportunity to tackle large-scale challenges that arise as we grow. This includes building in-house technology, innovating mobile architecture, and advancing possibilities with machine learning and deep learning. With you, we will build a world where our customers ask, “How did we ever live without Coupang?”

Success Profile

  • Team Player
  • Adaptable
  • Inventive
  • Self-starter
  • Problem Solver
  • Goal-oriented
  • Quick-thinking


Job ID 2046906 Date posted  02/28/2020 Location Beijing, China

Principal EngineerIdentity management system

 Coupang is one of the largest and fastest growing e-commerce platforms on the planet. Our mission is to create a world in which Customers ask “How did I ever live without Coupang?” We are looking for passionate builders to help us get there. Powered by world-class technology and operations, we have set out to transform the end-to-end Customer experience -- from revolutionizing last-mile delivery to rethinking how Customers search and discover on a truly mobile-first platform. We have been named one of the “50 Smartest Companies in the World” by MIT Technology Review and “30 Global Game Changers” by Forbes.

 Coupang is a global company with offices in Beijing, Los Angeles, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, and Silicon Valley.

 Job Overview: 

As our Principal Engineer for Service Platform, you will be responsible for architecting and driving the innovation of Coupang’s identity management system. Identity management system is a core piece of Coupang’s security infrastructure. The phenomenal growth of Coupang’s business motivates us to build a modern replacement that can serve Coupang for the next decade to come. This is a rare opportunity for passionate engineers who want to mark his/her name on the core infrastructure of world’s fastest-growing startup company. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design a scalable architecture for Coupang’s next-generation identity management system.
  • Work with an engineering team to build and productionize the new system.
  • Enhance Coupang's security infrastructure with modern approaches.  



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Engineering, Mathematics or related fields.
  • 5+ year experience in software engineering or related industry.
  • Fluent in Java, Go or C++.
  • Experience with Internet security is not required but a plus. 




Coupang 是全球最大也是发展速度最快的电商平台之一。我们肩负使命,为我们的顾客、员工和合作伙伴革新日常生活。我们解决从未被解决的问题,创造一个崭新的世界------回首过往时,人们会情不自禁的问自己,“过去我们是怎么过着没有Coupang的生活呢?”作为一家全球化企业,Coupang的办公地点分布在北京,洛杉矶,西雅图,首尔,上海和硅谷。 




  • 考虑未来的可扩展性,进行Coupang下一代身份识别管理系统的结构设计。
  • 与开发团队合作,搭建并将新系统投入生产。
  • 采用现代化的方法增强 Coupang的安全基础设施。   


  • 计算机科学、工程、数学或相关专业本科学历。
  • 5年以上软件开发或相关领域工作经验。
  • 精通Java, Go 或者 C++。
  • 有网络安全工作经验者优先。


Career Path

  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Software Engineering Manager
  • Technical Program Manager
  • Product Manager (Product Owner)
  • Tech Recruiter


Benefits and Rewards

  • Flex Time

  • Open Culture

  • Team Outings

  • Collaboration

  • International Interaction

Our mission is global

Coupang is a global business with offices in Seoul, Shanghai, Beijing, Silicon Valley, Seattle and Los Angeles.

Seoul, Korea

Our Korea office is located in downtown Seoul near Lotte World Hotel and Lotte World Mall.

Shanghai, China

Our office in Shanghai is conveniently situated near to restaurants and gyms, as well as to the Evergreen Hotel and the Chamtime Square Shopping Mall.

Beijing, China

Our Beijing office is located in One Indigo, a Grade A-listed office tower. From our space on the 12th floor, you can take in expansive views of Indigo Park, the Ba River and the Beijing skyline. We are conveniently situated a few steps away from the Indigo Shopping Mall, and parking is easily available.

Mountain View, United States

Our Mountain View office is located in the Silicon Valley area across from the NASA Ames Research and Visitor Center.

Seattle, United States

Our Seattle office can be found in the heart of downtown Seattle near restaurants and tourist attractions such as the Pike Place Market.

Los Angeles, United States

Our office in Los Angeles is located in the Riverside area right next to the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park.

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