Coupang is hiring a

Staff, Back-end Engineer (Data, Integration & Orchestration Systems)

Company Introduction:

We exist to wow our customers. We know we’re doing the right thing when we hear our customers say, “How did we ever live without Coupang?” Born out of an obsession to make shopping, eating, and living easier than ever, we’re collectively disrupting the multi-billion-dollar e-commerce industry from the ground up. We are one of the fastest-growing e-commerce companies that established an unparalleled reputation for being a dominant and reliable force in South Korean commerce.

We are proud to have the best of both worlds — a startup culture with the resources of a large global public company. This fuels us to continue our growth and launch new services at the speed we have been since our inception. We are all entrepreneurial surrounded by opportunities to drive new initiatives and innovations. At our core, we are bold and ambitious people that like to get our hands dirty and make a hands-on impact. At Coupang, you will see yourself, your colleagues, your team, and the company grow every day. 

Our mission to build the future of commerce is real. We push the boundaries of what’s possible to solve problems and break traditional tradeoffs. Join Coupang now to create an epic experience in this always-on, high-tech, and hyper-connected world.

Job Overview:

Coupang relies on technology to provide on-time, fast delivery of products to customers every day. Data, Integration & Orchestration Systems (DIOS) organization optimizes the real-time distribution of customer orders to FCs nationwide and supports the most efficient order fulfillment process. Building highly available and scalable systems to handle billions of order & delivery transactions and support Coupang’s rapidly growing Product Commerce business is a complex architectural challenge. We are responsible for delivering products to millions of online shopping customers by improving order reconciliation with technology. To deliver on this challenge, we are looking for an experienced and passionate engineering leader can drive direction on technology, design and build large-scale, multi-tiered, distributed software solutions. The ideal candidate will have excellent engineering skills, business sense, and rich experience leading the build of extensible and scalable solutions to solve complex business features.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a technical lead on our most demanding, cross-functional projects.
  • Ensure the quality of architecture and design of systems.
  • Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions.
  • Fully and completely understand system interdependencies and limitations.
  • Possess expert knowledge in performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, and engineering best practices.
  • Leverage knowledge of internal and industry prior art in design decisions.
  • Assist in the career development of others, actively mentoring individuals and the community on advanced technical issues and helping managers guide the career growth of their team members.
  • Exert technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience.
  • Develop complex and efficient functions to transform raw data sources into powerful, reliable components of our data lake.
  • Grow our analytics capabilities with faster, more reliable data pipelines, and better modern tools.


  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience, including Java.
  • 10+ years of experience leading large-scale projects.
  • 10+ years of knowledge of emerging platforms, Java, C/C++, Android, iOS, operating system principles, and programming best practices.
  • 10+ years of experience in networking, multi-threaded applications, inter-process communication, and complex software development.
  • Strong understanding of web-based software architecture, distributed systems, and message-oriented architecture.
  • Experience of full-stack, high-scale production systems with fault-tolerance and monitoring.
  • Experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Kafka and Spark-Streaming.


  • 2+ years of hands-on experience as a Principal-level Software Development Engineer.
  • 2+ years of experience mentoring junior engineers to success.
  • Experience with multiple database vendors and technologies
  • Data caching and storage techniques
  • Creating distributed software architectures with horizontal scale
  • Operationalizing software in a large-scale environment with high availability requirements
  • Experience in the eCommerce domains
  • Software development experience with Java, Scala and Python

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