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Senior, Software Engineer (Common Frameworks)

Seoul, South Korea Job ID: 2245624


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 2245624 Date posted  07/09/2020 Location Seoul, South Korea

Senior, Software Engineer (Common Frameworks) 

쿠팡은  세계에서  가장  빠르고  크게  성장하는  Ecommerce  기업입니다.  우리는 고객, 직원, 파트너 그리고 우리를 둘러싼 모든 사람들의 일상을 어떻게 혁신 할 수 있을 지 매 순간 고민합니다. 우리는 아직 아무도 풀지 못한 문제를 해결함으로써 사람들이 이렇게 묻는 세상을 만들고자 합니다. “쿠팡 없이 어떻게 살았을까?” 쿠팡은 서울뿐만 아니라 베이징, LA, 시애틀, 상하이와 실리콘밸리 등에 오피스를 두고 있는 글로벌 기업입니다. 


직무 소개: 

Principal 혹은 Senior 엔지니어로서 쿠팡의 경이적인 성장을 뒷받침할 주요 마이크로 서비스를 구축하는 데 큰 역할을 하게 될 것입니다. 우리는 우리의 기술 스택을 혁신하기 위한 과정에 있습니다. 당신의 비전을 향후 10년을 위해 건설될 쿠팡의 엔지니어링 시스템에 기여할 드문 기회를 가질 수 있습니다.
쿠팡의 Kubernetes 기반 workload 관리 시스템 개발, micro-service ecosystem에 현대적인 workload identity 시스템 도입, 그리고 내부 API 관리 플랫폼의 한 단계 진화 등의 역할을 맡게 됩니다.

업무 내용: 

  • 쿠팡의 차세대 인프라 체계 설계 및 구축
  • AWS 환경에서 k8s 기반 workload 관리 시스템 개발
  • REST와 gRPC 서비스들의 사내 API gateway와 service mesh의 운영과 개선


자격 요건:

  • 컴퓨터공학 혹은 관련 학과 학사 이상
  • 3년 이상의 소프트웨어 엔지니어링 경력
  • Java, Golang, C++ 중 하나 이상에 능숙
  • Kubernetes controller 개발, Spiffe, Open policy agent, Envoy proxy 사용 경험 우대


전형 절차 및 기타사항  

  1. 전형절차: 서류전형 - 전화면접 - 대면면접 - 최종합격  (전형절차는 직무별로 다르게 운영될 수 있으며, 일정 및 상황에 따라 변동될 수 있습니다.) 
  2. 기타사항:

a. 본 공고는 모집 완료 시 조기마감 될 수 있습니다.  

b. 지원서 내용 중 허위사실이 있는 경우에는 합격이 취소될 수 있습니다. 

c. 보훈대상자 및 장애인 여부는 채용과정에서 어떠한 불이익도 미치지 않습니다. 

d. 전형일정 및 결과는 지원서에 등록하신 이메일로 개별 안내 드립니다.  



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:

As principal or senior engineer, you will play significant role in building the critical micro-services to support Coupang's phenomenal growth. We are in a process to revolutionize our technical stack. You will have a rare opportunity to put your vision and contributions into Coupang’s engineering system built for next 10 years. The scope of this role includes developing Coupang's Kubernetes based workload management system, bringing modern workload identity system to our micro-service ecosystem, and evolving our internal API management platform to next level.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Architect and build Coupang's next generation infrastructure frameworks.
  • Develop k8s based workload management system on AWS.
  • Operate and evolve our in-house API gateway and service mesh for REST and gRPC services.



  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of software engineering experience (principal position requires 5+ years).
  • Fluent in one or more of Java, Golang or C++
  • Experiences with Kubernetes controller development, Spiffe, open policy agent, or Envoy proxy are very welcomed but not required.


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:
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.



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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