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Tech Lead (Search Features)

Mountain View, California Job ID: 2427256

Overview

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

Responsibilities

Job ID 2427256 Date posted  03/03/2021 Location Mountain View, United States

Company Introduction

Coupang is reimagining the shopping experience with the goal of wowing each customer from the instant they open the Coupang app to the moment an order is delivered to their door.

Powered by an outstanding end-to-end e-commerce and logistics network and a fanatical culture of customer centricity, Coupang has broken tradeoffs around speed, selection and price. Today, we provide exceedingly fast shipping speeds on millions of items including fresh groceries, delivered within hours nationwide, 365 days a year.

We are doing this for millions of consumers in Korea, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing e-commerce markets. Korea is currently the 5th largest e-commerce market in the world.

Role Overview

We are looking for Tech Lead for Coupang Search Features team. A successful candidate will have an established background in Search, have the experience of tech leading an engineering team.  If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply knowledgable of product engineering, highly innovative and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.

What You Will Do

  • Partner with Search Product Engineering to build products from scratch
  • Own Filters, Autocomplete, Guided Search, Search Recommendations and other search product related features on search result page, making these product features greater and greater
  • Setting the vision and direction for the Search Features team
  • Partnering with Product Owner, Product Engineering team, and other stakeholder across company to lead team to make impact
  • Define and improve key metrics for the team
  • Establish best practice to improve Search experience and promote it across whole organization
  • Develop junior search product engineering talents, maintain a world class engineering team
  • Manage and execute against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Refine experiment launch review process to increase the throughput of experiments and ensure the quality of experiments by insisting highest standard
  • Guard Search experience and promote understanding of search experience across the company

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • At least 3 years experience leading tech product engineering teams with track records of successful delivery
  • At least 5 years of experience building Search or Recommendation system
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc
  • A track record of communicating well with executives and non-technical leaders
  • Experience to apply machine learning on ranking

 

Coupang is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, medical condition, HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis C status, marital status, military or veteran status, use of a trained dog guide or service animal, political activities, affiliations, citizenship, or any other characteristic or class protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruiting process due to a disability, please contact us at usrecruiting@coupang.com.

Career Path

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

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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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