Coupang is one of the largest & fastest growing e-commerce platforms on the planet. We are on a mission to revolutionize everyday lives for our customers, employees & 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, & Silicon Valley. We are doing this for millions of consumers in Korea, one of the worlds largest & fastest growing e-commerce markets. Korea is currently the 5th largest e-commerce market in the world.
The Coupang Pricing Team is responsible for building systems to protect customer trust by offering everyday low prices across Coupang products & services. We are building full-stack engineering teams to scale up our systems for the vast & growing selection offered by our retail & sellers on our marketplace. This role requires leadership of one of the most critical systems that allow us to earn trust of our customers. We are looking for a leader who has previous E-commerce leadership experience & led distributed systems development.
What You Will Do
As Senior Manager of Engineering for Automapping Platform team, you will partner with leaders of multiple platform teams. You will work closely with the pricing product team to define & implement the quarterly OKRs at both the system & team levels. You will be responsible for hiring & developing team to achieve Coupangs pricing mission & raising the bar on engineering excellence. You will partner closely with internal stakeholders across engineering, science, Operations, business & finance functions in ensuring that our customers get everyday low prices across a vast selection of items on Coupang.
As Senior Manager of Engineering, you will lead multiple full stack development teams using JAVA, SQL, Python, AWS, Kafka, Spark, HBase, & big data technologies. You will be accountable for hiring & developing technical leaders & top talent, raising the bar on engineering & operational excellence.
In this role, you will:
Build & manage highly efficient & empowered teams that innovate on behalf of our customers & sellers.
Align with stakeholders & lead engineers on mission critical projects to resolve complex business problems.
Envision roadmaps for the scalable & robust growth of Coupangs retail & its marketplace.
Drive the highest quality of architecture & design of services.
Decompose complex problems into simple, straightforward solutions.
Deep-dive & handle critical system issues.
Collaborate with other Coupang tech teams to make the service extensible to unlock opportunities for innovations.
Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
At least 5+ years of experience in designing & leading development of scalable, highly available services developed in Java & database environment
At least 4+ years for leading an engineering team handling large volume of data transactions.
4+ years of E-commerce technology leadership experience with large-scale systems.
Proven track record of leading teams for delivering mission critical systems.
Experience developing managers & growing senior individual contributors.
Proven ability to set Technology Vision by working backwards from customer needs & deliver innovative solutions.
Ability to think strategically, with exceptional skills in diving deep & raising the bar on engineering & operational excellence.
Experience with cloud computing using AWS or Azure or GCP.
Proven delivery of technology innovations for E-commerce Marketplace Sellers.
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment & leading the delivery of large-scale services for complex business offerings.
Ability to influence cross functional stakeholders, prioritize ruthlessly & deliver results with grit.
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, or affiliations, citizenship, or any other characteristic or class protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.