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Principal Software Engineer

Seattle, Washington Job ID: 1987151

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 1987151 Date posted  12/12/2019 Location Seattle, United States

Coupang is one of the largest and fastest growing e-commerce platforms on the planet. We are on a mission to revolutionize everyday lives for our customers, employees and partners. We solve problems no one has solved before to create a world where people ask, “How did we ever live without Coupang?” Coupang is a global company with offices in Beijing, Los Angeles, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, and Silicon Valley. 

 

Job Overview: 
Coupang is investing in building a world-class Advertising business where we run relevant ads on key placements across our website and Mobile App. We are building the next generation of products and services that will fuel the future growth of Coupang’s ad solutions, by providing self-service advertising capabilities to our Sellers and Suppliers.


We are looking for passionate principal engineers to build the ML models that powers our advertisement ranking and recommendations. This includes working on a greenfield project and building low latency and highly available services, scaling systems, building APIs for programmatic integrations.

Are you passionate in building low latent and highly scalable distributed services? Do you want to be part of huge opportunity in building world-class Coupang Advertising business? We are looking for leaders to build these Services.

 Key Responsibilities:  

  • Solve critical business problem by diving deep into Search Ranking, Query Understanding and Product Selection 
  • Build state of art Search Ranking Framework to support fast search ranking experiment 
  • Designing and implementing the machine learning algorithms for search ranking.
  • Building the modules to predict maximum
  • Creating production system, continuous deployment and monitoring system to build/maintain highly scalable and robust recommendation systems for Coupang

 Qualifications: 

  • Strong problem-solving ability 
  • Bachelors’ degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, science or equivalent
  • 6+ years of solid work with fundamental algorithms, system design, and large distributed systems 
  • 6+ years of coding experience with Object Oriented language, Java, Scala 
  • 2+ years of practical expertise in various disciplines of information retrieval, machine learning and natural language processing, such as text mining, classification, information extraction, feature engineering, ranking and search relevance 

 Preferred:  

  • Love to explore new territory of technology and go deep on domain knowledge 
  • Ability to think outside-the-box and challenge conventional wisdoms 
  • Experience with handling large data volumes in a distributed environment 
  • A passion to explore, improve, automate and optimize distributed systems and tools. 
  • Master's Degree or PhD in Computer Science or related Engineering majors 
  • Bonus points for experience at ecommerce or SaaS companies 

 

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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