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. 

 

Principle/Senior, Backend Engineering (Travel)

 

 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. 

 

Coupang Travel is a fast growing area and we are continuously improving travel system customers experience and building a best-in-class customer experience for the Travel vertical at Coupang.

 

Job Overview:

Travel team is responsible for Coupang’s travel system building up to service our customers. As Principle/Senior Software Engineer you will work with product owner closely. By analyzing business requirement, performing usability tests, and running A/B experimentation to validate new innovative solutions, you will develop a “go-to-market” strategy to improve the consumer-buying experience. The online accommodations market is around $1.2B USD and is experiencing double digit growth year-over-year. Ultimately, you will be working closely with business stakeholders to drive growth and customer acquisition for the Travel vertical throughout Korea and other global markets.

Responsibilities:

  • Improve the user experience and usability of the Travel business application
  • Ensure adherence to continuous improvement practices as required to meet quality / time to market imperatives
  • Responsible for design and implement big project from end-to-end
  • Research new technical stacks to implement new business requirements and build a stable and scalable system.
  • Handle dependencies on a variety of other domains and interface with those to provide integrated service
  • Continuous improvement of code quality, reliability, availability and serviceability of system

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or above degree in Computer Science or related
  • At least 5 years’ experience in high stability and scalability system design, implementation and operation 
  • Expert with one or more programming language such as Java/Python/Scala
  • Deep knowledge of RDBMS (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases such as Cassandra, HBase, MongoDB
  • Experience in designing and implementing massive traffic system architectures

Preferential:

  • Experience on data analysis, machine learning practice is a big plus
  • Good communication skills, Excellent reading and writing in English.  

 

 

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