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Principal, Software Engineer (Seller System)

Company: Coupang
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Introduction

Coupang is reimagining the shopping experience with the goal of wowing each customer from the instant they open the Coupang app to the moment an order is delivered to their door. Powered by an outstanding end-to-end e-commerce and logistics network and a fanatical culture of customer centricity, Coupang has broken tradeoffs around speed, selection and price. Today, we provide exceedingly fast shipping speeds on millions of items including fresh groceries, delivered within hours nationwide, 365 days a year. We are doing this for millions of consumers in Korea, one of the world's largest and fastest growing e-commerce markets. Korea is currently the 5th largest e-commerce market in the world.

Role Overview

The Seller Systems team is responsible for enabling cross-border shopping experience by fulfilling the orders from USA, China and EU to customers in Korea within three business days. The Seller Systems team is your opportunity to see if you have what it takes to create superior cross-border e-commerce experience. We are looking for a rock-star engineer to support growth and global expansion for Seller Systems.

In this role, you will partner with business and partner engineering teams to develop a Global Tech services that will have direct and measurable impact on growth. You will work with 3PL logistics partners and Warehouse management software vendors to ensure our services are integrated to provide a seamless experience. You will help support new fulfillment models while focused on delivering the best customer experience. And our agile environment will enable you to rapidly innovate with the most cutting-edge technologies.

What You Will Do

  • Building highly scalable, available, reliable, fault-tolerant and manageable services
  • Working with strategic domains such as inventory, ordering, logistics and supply chain management
  • Understands team software architecture. Can make technical trade-off decisions at system level
  • Able to work on any components, applications, or services that team owns
  • Able to translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Automate and simplify team's development and operations processes

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field - Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related fields
  • 6+ years of experience building distributed systems using Java, SQL/NoSQL
  • Good programming practices including solid object-oriented principles and design patterns
  • Strong understanding with RESTful JSON API design and integration
  • Ability to deep dive into software requirements and to focus on delivering results

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Experience communicating with users, other technical teams and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs and product strategy
  • Experience working backwards from the customer and delivering innovative, simple solutions
  • One who has been exposed in a dynamic startup or startup like environments preferred
  • One who has experience at e-commerce or SaaS companies
  • One who has ability to think outside-the-box and challenge conventional wisdoms

Coupang is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Coupang is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, medical condition, HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis C status, marital status, military or veteran status, use of a trained dog guide or service animal, political activities, affiliations, citizenship, or any other characteristic or class protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruiting process due to a disability, please contact us at

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