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Principal Software Engineer (Global Systems)

Seattle, Washington Job ID: 2588618

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 2588618 Date posted  02/17/2021 Location Seattle, United States

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.

Job Overview:
 
As our Principal Software Engineer for Global Systems, you will be responsible for working on a new business model to enable global suppliers to sell their products to Korean customers through Coupang fast-delivery shipping. You will have opportunities to work on all the e-commerce core systems, including but not limited to ordering system, inventory system, PO system etc.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Building Highly Scalable and Reliable services-oriented architecture.
  • Designing, developing and supporting world-class systems serving individuals and business of all sizes
  • Driving and working on algorithm and architecture design, execute and deliver results
  • Big Data Analytics supporting data collection, modeling, and optimization
  • Working directly with machine learning scientists to scale up models on retail purchases, vendors, and other Coupang data to deeply understand our customers
  • Working with strategic domains such as inventory management, ordering, personalization, and supply chain management.

Qualifications: 

  • One who possesses Bachelors or above degree in Computer Science or related fields.
  • One who has 3+ years of experience with Java, SQL, Javascript.
  • One who has good programming practices including solid object-oriented principles and design patterns.
  • One who has experience in web technologies, such as react and redux.
  • One who has platform knowledge including MySQL, Hadoop, Spring, NodeJS, Git
  • One who has ability to deep dive into software requirements and to focus on delivering results
  • One who can maintain a sense of ownership and urgency across all responsible projects

Preferred: 

  • One who has been exposed in a dynamic startup or startup like environments preferred
  • One who has experience in Cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Microsoft Azure
  • One who has experience at e-commerce or SaaS companies!
  • One who has ability to think outside-the-box and challenge conventional wisdoms
  • One who has experience with handling large data volumes in a Java server environment – ideally with both backend processing and web tier data management

Perks:  

  • Autonomy to make decisions in a rapidly growing company 
  • 18 days PTO + 12 national holidays off 
  • 401K matching 
  • Pre-IPO stock options 
  • Mobile & fitness reimbursement 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Catered lunches

Recruitment Process and Others

  1. Recruitment Process: Application Review - Phone Interview - Onsite Interview - Offer

(The recruitment process may be different depending on the job and may be changed due to scheduling and circumstances.)

  1. Others:

a. This job post may be closed early if all openings are filled.

b. If there is any false information in the application, the offer may be cancelled.

c. Veteran status or disability will not result in any disadvantages in the recruitment process.

d. Interview schedules and the results will be informed to the applicant via the e-mail address submitted at the application stage.

 

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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