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Principal, Web Full Stack Engineer (Coupang Play)

Singapore, Singapore, South Korea Job ID: 3132485

Overview

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

Responsibilities

Job ID 3132485 Date posted  05/13/2021 Location , South Korea

Coupang Play

Web Full Stack Engineer (Coupang Play)

 

About Coupang Play

Launched in December 2020, Coupang Play is Coupang's OTT (over-the-top) service. Coupang Play aims to become the definitive destination for digital content. Backed by our strong Product and Engineering teams in Seoul, Singapore, and Mountain View — Coupang Play has been creating and optimizing the viewing experience for our customers.

Coupang Play is available on mobile devices, tablet PCs, smart TVs, and your preferred browsers. We are building a competitive content library that includes TV for children and all ages, movies, live sports, educational content, and more. Coupang Play also creates original content, catered specifically to our customers.

If you like to work backwards and solve problems for our customers, join us. We are committed to redefining how our customers enjoy digital entertainment as one of the fastest-growing OTT services in Korea.


Role Overview

Full Stack Engineers are responsible for implementing applications that are based on web technologies such as Web App, Chromecast, and Smart TV. From the improvement of backend systems to the translation of UI/UX design wireframes into code, this role is central to our platform’s performance.


What You Will Do

  • Improve key backend systems including user authentication, payments, recommendations, core video site and content
  • Build and deploy RESTful APIs with full documentation for internal and external stakeholders
  • Automate code tests in order to deploy code as frequent as once a day
  • Develop custom efficiency and usage measurement dashboards to ensure that platforms are performing as expected
  • Integrate various event tracking frameworks and marketing automation tools to support business and marketing teams to operate more efficiently at scale
  • Enhance responsive frontends across Mobile and Desktop browsers


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 12+ years’ experience in frontend and backend engineering, proficiency with HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment at scale
  • Act as the Bridge between backend and frontend engineers
  • Experience with Node.js, Hapi and Sails.js framework
  • Experience with issue and bug ticketing systems; Zendesk, JIRA, GitHub


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in streaming media from an engineering perspective
  • Ability to work with iOS and Android developers to properly integrate and troubleshoot issues with mobile app to API integration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently

Career Path

  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Software Engineering Manager
  • Technical Program Manager
  • Product Manager (Product Owner)
  • Tech Recruiter

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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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