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Senior Back-end Engineer

Shanghai, China Job ID: 2181873


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 2181873 Date posted  05/21/2020 Location Shanghai, China

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: 

Trust and safety team is to build the best e-commerce experience for our customers. We get hundreds of millions of products from sellers and we want to build a consistent experience by automatically detecting counterfeits and efficient operation and administration system. We are using machine learning to develop models to detect counterfeits automatically, together with humans to apply their judgment only when necessary, and build system for operator to detect and process counterfeits


Key Responsibilities: (Drafter: Refer to below for the format of the sentences - nominal clause)  

Build scalable counterfeits detection systems that will have a direct impact on customer experience, conversion and retention



Take full technical ownership for the whole life cycle of platform and system development, including architecting, implementation, deployment and maintenance



Drive continuous improvement to the efficiency, flexibility and expandability of the platform and system



Work cross-functionally with product owners, data scientists, operator pro-actively and take initiatives for problem solving



Conduct design and code review to ensure compliance with standards



Exert technical influence over teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience





Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field



7+ years of professional software development experience



Solid programming skills and expert in more than one programming language such as Java/Python/Scala



Proved complex system architecting and designing experience and rich experienced in distributed and scalable data processing/analysis platform and system development



Deep knowledge on the technologies of backend engineering, cloud service, Hadoop/Spark ecosystem etc.



Comfortable working in an agile fast paced environment, and ability of problem solving and quick learning



Hands-on experience in many disparate technologies, ranging from front-end through to back-end, data engineering and all areas related is a plus



Knowledge and skills with Artificial intelligence and machine learning technology 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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