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Principal Android Engineer (Product Engineering)

Shanghai, China Job ID: 3005886


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 3005886 Date posted  05/17/2021 Location Shanghai, China









  • 在软件开发各阶段担任敏捷团队的技术领导人
  • 与产品经理、利益相关方和设计人员协作以实现改进或新应用
  • 审核设计和代码以确保高标准
  • 持续改进以满足市场对质量/时间的需求
  • 在团队内部或跨团队分享最佳实践和改进流程,并指导初级开发人员
  • 出色的问题解决能力
  • 领导公司层级的项目,与不同团队或利益方合作



  • 本科,计算机科学,工程,信息技术或相关领域优先
  • 8年以上软件开发经验
  • 5年以上本土安卓app开发经验
  • 有在Google Play或国内app store上线产品(最好该产品目前可供下载)的经验
  • 精通安卓平台,熟悉各UI 组件( Activity/Fragment/Views/Layout), 事件处理,网络通信及内存/电池效率
  • 具有在敏捷环境中工作的经验
  • 熟知MVP/MVVM 等设计模式,RxJava经验者优先
  • 有调用RESTful JSON API的经验
  • 热衷于编写可读性强,方便维护和测试的代码


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 our Principal Android Engineer in S&D Frontend Team, you are responsible for managing all phases of technical projects, you are also responsible to oversee the product's or project’s conception, design and initial product specifications and manage scheduling, estimating and securing materials. Principal Engineers draft and execute construction contracts, track project progress. Principal engineers also conduct engineering studies and investigations and prepare reports for company leadership. They also provide engineering guidance to other departments, help to train new engineers and keep abreast of industry trends and issues.

 You will be engaged in the entire agile development process from participating in story estimation, feature design discussions and planning, implementation and releasing. You will design and implement system architecture and have primary responsibility for code quality. Your focus is not only on functionality, but on performance, security and data validation. You should provide the final recommendation to a technical trade-off.


What You Will Do:

-Tech leader for agile team throughout the software development lifecycle

-Collaboration with product owners, stakeholders and designers to implement enhancements or new applications

-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 developers

-Strong problem resolve skills

- Lead and drive company level project with collaborate with different agile teams and stakeholders.


Basic Qualifications:

-8+ years of software development experience

-5+ years of native Android app development

-Experience deploying applications to Google Play, or local app stores, ideally available in app store currently.

-Strong knowledge of Android platform, and familiar with every UI components - Activity/Fragment/Views/Layout, Event Dispatch, Network  Communication, and Memory/Battery Efficiency.

-Experience working in an agile environment

-Good understanding of design patterns, such as MVP/MVVM. Experiences in RxJava is a plus.

-Experience consuming RESTful JSON APIs

-Passion for writing readable, maintainable and well-tested code

-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology or related field


Privacy Notice (China)

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

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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