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[FTS] Staff Back-end Engineer

Shanghai, China Job ID: 3368552


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 3368552 Date posted  08/19/2021 Location Shanghai, China

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: 

The First & Middle Mile (FMM) Tribe develops systems to transfer products from Sellers to our own FC as well as delivering parcels from FC to our own last-mile delivery network. We ensure that products are transported securely and swiftly through our fulfillment and hub infrastructure. Our algorithm also recommends accurate packaging to protect such products. Within the FMM Tribe, our engineers creating systems that simplify operations, innovative mobile apps used to support the network operating, and precise algorithms that help our teams make decisions.

Key Responsibilities: 

    • Play a tech leader role to work with team design and implement scalable tech solutions
    • Work with team to improve existing systems for better business support
    • Collaborating with product owners to provide suitable and scalable solutions
    • Conduct design and code review to ensure compliance with standards
    • Ensure adherence to continuous improvement practices as required to meet quality/time to market imperatives
    • Share best practices and improve processes within or across agile teams, mentor junior/senior developers

Basic Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree.
    • 7+ years of experience in application design and service system development is required
    • Expert with Java language and OO design
    • Good knowledge with Spring framework, Redis and MySQL
    • Experienced in distributed and scalable enterprise systems development.
    • Experiences in micro service architecture, hands-on working on designing a system.
    • Comfortable working in an agile fast paced startup-like environment
    • Good communication skills with English is a plus

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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