Role Overview

A Director at Coupang leads a group of talented engineers working on features to create a world that our customer can’t live without Coupang. You will drive from strong technical and people management background to create a team of smart and mission-oriented problem solvers. You will drive the future of platform, infrastructure as well as domains that are highly scalable, efficient, reliable and productive. You will provide technical leadership to your team helping them make sound design tradeoffs balancing tactical and strategic plans.

As a senior lead of Product Purchase Mobile, you lead the most critical mobile domains in Coupang, To succeed in this role, you must have focus to conceive products/features that matter to customers and have the deep technical vision to attract the best engineering talent. You must be self-driven to coach your engineers in their career development and grow them. Demand engineering excellence is an essential part as a leader that always be able to identify the opportunity to improve your team and systems you own.

What You Will Do

  • Lead the high caliber engineer team working on building scalable, reliable and efficient Product Purchase Mobile system.
  • Hire and develop senior leaders (SDM and engineers) to level up org
  • Build successful team by delivering strong ownership and aligned vision.
  • Work with senior leaders to build platform vision, define the roadmap and refine architecture of the systems you own
  • Identify the platform, engineering excellence, domain and resource gaps and aim high to find a way to close the gap.
  • Work with Product Owner(s) and/or key stakeholders to understand requirements, set priorities, build the roadmap, and deliver results
  • Capable of driving and delivering thin slices of functionality on a regular cadence with data-driven feedback loops in a lean process
  • Own definition, measurement, and reporting of operational metrics
  • Drive improvements of engineering and operational excellence

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of hands-on Mobile design and development experience. (eCommerce preferred)
  • 3+ years managing mobile development team including managers
  • Track of records on deliver complex company facing applicate and simplify complicated business problems with proper design
  • Solid knowledge on mobile platform (android is a must)
  • Track of record on deliver large-scale mobile system (re)design
  • Solid knowledge on mobile performance tuning (android is a must)
  • Strong troubleshooting ability
  • Track of record on hiring and developing the team and tuning the org structure
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Loves to explain the technology and has a gift for concisely explaining complex topics

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experiences in cross platform design and implementation
  • Full stack background
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Experiences in system reliability tuning
  • Experiences in eCommerce and purchase funnel


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