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Sr. Back-end Engineer (Observability Engineering)

Seoul, South Korea Job ID: 1904166


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 1904166 Date posted  10/08/2019 Location Seoul, South Korea


쿠팡은  세계에서  가장  빠르고  크게  성장하는  Ecommerce  기업 입니다.  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: 

Observability Engineering 개발자는 매일 수 십 억 개의 매트릭스와 테라바이트 단위의 로그 데이터를 다루는 대규모 인프라 업무를 담당하며, 해당 데이터를 토대로 다른 팀들의 사이트 신뢰성 모니터링 및 장애 방지를 지원합니다. 또한 Kubernetes, Prometheus 및 다른 OSS 솔루션에 기반한 차기 모니터링 플랫폼을 구축하는 동시에 내부 고객을 지원하고 직접 그 효과를 확인할 수 있는 기회를 누릴 수 있습니다.

업무 내용:

  • 쿠팡의 신규 매트릭스 및 로깅 인프라 설계 및 구축
  • 전사 팀들의 운영 가시성 (observability) 및 사이트 신뢰도를 개선하기 위한 차기 모니터링 플랫폼을 K8S와 AWS 상에 구축
  • 전사 고객을 위해 기존 매트릭스 및 로깅 서비스 상에 새로운 피쳐 운영 및 개발
  • 다른 팀들과의 직접적인 협업 및 효과적인 모니터링 인프라 활용 지원
  • 대량의 데이터로 확장할 수 있는 탄탄하고 신뢰할 수 있는 코드 개발


자격 요건: 

  • 컴퓨터 과학, 컴퓨터 공학 또는 전기공학 학사 학위 이상
  • 소프트웨어 엔지니어링 경력 2년 이상 (또는 석사 학위 및 경력 1년 이상)
  • 대규모 서비스 인프라 설계, 구축 및 관리 경험
  • Java, Golang, 분산 시스템 또는 마이크로서비스 사용 경험
  • 협업 능력자; 복잡한 문제를 빠르게 분석/해결 가능한 인재
  • 매트릭스 및 로깅 경력
  • AWS 클라우드 기반의 개발 및 운영 경험 


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 a Software Engineer working at Observability Engineering team, you will be working with large scale infrastructure handling billions of metrics and logs in Terabytes per day, and leverage this data to help internal teams to monitor site reliability and prevent incidents. You have the opportunity to build the next generation Monitoring Platform based on Kubernetes, Prometheus, and other OSS solutions, while being able to help internal customers and see your impact directly.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • You will architect and drive the build out of Coupang’s new metrics and logging infrastructure
  • Build next generation Monitoring Platform on k8s and AWS for company-wide teams to improve observability and site reliability
  • Operate and develop new features on existing metrics and logging services for company-wide customers
  • Work with internal teams directly and help them effectively leverage our monitoring infrastructure
  • You will build durable and reliable code, with the ability to scale with very large data volumes


  • BS or advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
  • 2+ years (or MS with 1+ years) of Software Engineering
  • Experience in Java programming
  • A strong team player

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in distributed systems, micro services
  • Ability to quickly triage and troubleshoot complex problems
  • Experiences with metrics and logging
  • AWS Cloud Background on both development and operations
  • Experience in architecting, building and maintaining large-scale service infrastructures

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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