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Senior Principal, Platform Services

Seoul, South Korea Job ID: 3084529

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 3084529 Date posted  04/27/2021 Location Seoul, South Korea

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. Korea is home to one of the largest and fastest growing e-commerce opportunities anywhere in the world.

Job Overview:

Platform Services (PS) team develops and supports Coupang company-wide messaging infrastructure. PS team constructs, monitors and manages blaze-fast and consistent messaging pipelines. The team provides company-wide and generic messaging solutions with super high scalability, reliability and availability to unleash the productivity of Customer teams. It has significant scope, impact and responsibility in shaping the future of messaging platform at Coupang. PS team is a friendly, synergistic, passionate and sharp team.

The team is looking for a Senior Principal Engineer and Architect to join in Seoul.

Key Responsibilities: 

As our Senior Principal Engineer  for Platform Services Team, you will be responsible for :

  • Architect and build Coupang's Messaging Services platform and mentor junior team members.
  • Write durable code with the ability to process tera-bytes and peta-bytes each day.
  • Keep improving our platform stability, performance and achieving 99.99% availability with smooth operations.
  • Work closely with Coupang internal and external Customers and Wow them with our cutting-edging products.

Qualifications: 

  • One who graduated from a 4-year college with Major in Computer Science or related discipline
  • One who has at least 10 years of experience in developing messaging related software and service in a highly scalable environment  
  • One who can write durable code to process very large data sets (Peta Bytes)
  • One who has 5+ years of experience in designing and architecting large scale software infrastructure.

Preferred: 

  • One who has deep experience in AWS Cloud Software Development
  • One who is capable of or is fluent in both Korean and English communication

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.)

  2. Others:
    • This job post may be closed early if all openings are filled.  
    • If there is any false information in the application, the offer may be cancelled.
    • Veteran status or disability will not result in any disadvantages in the recruitment process.
    • Interview schedules and the results will be informed to the applicant via the e-mail address submitted at the application stage.

Privacy Notice

- Your personal information will be collected and managed by Coupang as stated in the Application Privacy Notice located below.

https://rocketyourcareer.kr.coupang.com/privacy-policy (Korea)

https://rocketyourcareer.usa.coupang.com/privacy-policy (U.S.)

https://rocketyourcareer.cn.coupang.com/privacy-policy (China)

Document Return Policy 

  • This notification is given pursuant to Article 11 (6) of the Fair Hiring Procedure Act.
  • A job applicant, who has applied but not been finally selected for a position at Coupang (the “Company”), may request the Company to return his/her hiring documents submitted pursuant to the Fair Hiring Procedure Act. However, this will not apply where the hiring documents were submitted via the website of the Company or e-mail, or where the job applicant submitted those documents voluntarily without a request from the Company. In addition, if the hiring documents were destroyed due to a natural disaster or any other reasons not attributable to the Company, such documents will be deemed to have been returned to the job applicant.
  • A job applicant who wishes to request the return of his/her hiring documents pursuant to the main sentence of paragraph 2 above should fill out a “Request for Return of Hiring Documents” [Annex Form No. 3 in the Enforcement Rule of the Fair Hiring Procedure Act] and submit the request to the Company by email (recruitingops@coupang.com) In such case, within fourteen (14) days from the date of identifying the receipt of the request, the Company will send the hiring documents to the job applicant’s designated address via registered mail. Please be informed that the job applicant is required to pay the postage on the registered mail.
  • In preparation for a job applicant’s request for the return of hiring documents pursuant to the main sentence of paragraph 2 above, the Company shall retain the original hiring documents submitted by the job applicant for 180 days from the completion of the recruiting process. If no request is made until the end of this period, all of his/her hiring documents will be destroyed immediately in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act.

 

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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