Principal Engineer
AI and Data Platform
Updated on 11/30/2023

5,001-10,000 employees

South Korean e-commerce platform disrupting traditional commerce
Company Overview
Coupang stands out as a leader in South Korean commerce, consistently disrupting the industry with its customer-centric approach and rapid launch of new services. The company fosters an entrepreneurial culture, providing opportunities for employees to drive initiatives and make a tangible impact, while also offering the stability and resources of a large global public company. With a mission to redefine commerce, Coupang is committed to pushing the boundaries of what's possible, ensuring continuous growth and development for the company and its employees.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage


Total Funding





Songpa-gu, South Korea

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Data Structures & Algorithms
Google Cloud Platform
AI & Machine Learning
Software Engineering
  • BS, MS, or PhD degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Deep understanding of Data infrastructure and how enterprises use data.
  • Data modeling skills and understanding of the eCommerce domain highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of data query and data processing tools (i.e. SQL)
  • Knowledgeable with Data Science tools and frameworks. Understand machine learning principles (training, validation, etc.)
  • Knowledge of experimentation methodologies, such as A/B testing, multivariate testing, and statistical analysis
  • Computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, performance complexity, and implications of computer architecture on software performance (e.g., I/O and memory tuning)
  • Software engineering fundamentals: version control systems (i.e Git, Github) and workflows, and ability to write production-ready code
  • Experience deploying highly scalable software supporting millions or more users
  • Experience with integrating applications and platforms with cloud technologies (i.e AWS and GCP)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to conduct meetings and make professional presentations, and to explain complex concepts and technical material to non-technical users
  • Develop and manage services to ingest raw data structured and unstructured into the data lake
  • Cleanse/transform the data and make it available to MLEs, BA, and data engineers
  • Manage core data sets that serve the key businesses
  • Enable engineers within Coupang to rapidly do A/B testing to make product decisions
  • Apply the latest patterns in continuous delivery, cloud operations, containerization, and serverless technology
  • Help build the next generation Data platform and delight millions of customers
Desired Qualifications
  • Data modeling skills and understanding of the eCommerce domain
  • Experience with Data Science tools and frameworks
  • Understanding of machine learning principles
  • Knowledge of experimentation methodologies
  • Experience with highly scalable software deployment
  • Experience with cloud technologies (i.e AWS and GCP)