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Principal, Web Frontend Engineer (Coupang Play)

South Korea, Singapore, Singapore Job ID: 3180386


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 3180386 Date posted  05/28/2021 Location Singapore, Singapore

Coupang Play

Web Frontend Engineer (Coupang Play)


About Coupang Play

Coupang Play is here to redefine entertainment and make our customers wonder, "How did we ever live without Coupang?" With a wide range of global content backed by our strong product and engineering teams based out of Seoul, Mountain View, and Singapore — our vision is to build one of the most loved digital entertainment platforms.

Role Overview

As a Web Frontend Engineer for the Desktop and Smart TV platform, you will be responsible for implementing visual elements to enhance user experience.

What You Will Do

  • Build and develop new user facing features on Desktop web and Smart TV platform, to enhance the user experience
  • Develop close relationships with Product, Design, UI/UX and Backend Infrastructure
  • Problem Solve with Engineers and create solutions, to provide an exceptional user experience, whilst also coordinating services on the backend side
  • Drive best practice by writing reusable, modular, testable code and libraries
  • Enhance application for maximum speed and scalability

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years’ experience in frontend engineering, proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Deep understanding of modern web development frameworks and building interactive web applications
  • Ability to interpret key design principles and apply responsive/adaptive designs
  • Launched 2 major product features in the last year
  • Proven experience in using React, REST, and reactive patterns

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in developing Smart TV platform (LG Web OS, Samsung Tizen OS)
  • Expert domain knowledge in developing application on Chromecast, Roku
  • Experience with Shaka Player, Video JS, W3C Media Player, web and media security (Authentication, authorization, Widevine, Fairplay DRM)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently

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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