Director of Engineering
Ranking, Search
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

Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Science
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
  • 10+ years experience working with large-scale, complex datasets to create and optimize machine learning models
  • 3+ years management experience
  • Track record of diving into data to discover hidden patterns and solving problems with data science
  • Fast paced self-learner with proven record of launching successful features and improving business metrics
  • Understand production environment, continuous build, monitoring and alerting and able to dive deep to debug and resolve usual production issues
  • Practical understanding and hands-on experience with supervised learning methods (linear and logistic regression, generalized linear models, decision trees, random forests, support vector machines, neural networks / deep learning, etc.) and unsupervised learning methods (K-means, hierarchical clustering)
  • Define the long term strategy and vision of the Search Ranking platform and oversee the design in conjunction with the engineering team
  • Recruit and coach individual contributors and managers across the Search Org and develop that talent to create a world class engineering team
  • Manage and execute against project plans and deliver commitments
  • Work closely with the senior management team to ensure that development plans, resources, and strategies are coordinated across all departments in a cohesive and collaborative fashion
  • Lead the Search Ranking team to develop new Machine Learning models and features, applying rigorous offline and online testing methodology
  • Be responsible for the production system running Machine Learning said models
  • Work with the team to mine data from logs to gain insights from customer behavior
Desired Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related science majors, Ph.D. strongly preferred