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Sr. Staff engineer, Coupang Marketplace Engineering

Location Seoul, South Korea


Sr. Staff engineer in Marketplace Engineering Team

We're looking for a Tech Lead who enjoys leading a team technically, loves to challenge the status quo, does not hesitate from taking initiatives, and loves to help the team through new challenges and technologies. As a leader of engineers, you will solve complex technology problems in a fast-paced agile environment, constantly learning and adapting to rapidly evolving customer needs.


  • Hire and Develop the Best: Lead a talented and diverse team of software development engineers.
  • Be able to consistently grow Coupang Marketplace engineering excellence that delight our customer, sellers, and advertisers.
  • Work with product and tech leaders to design, build, and maintain next generation marketplace platform : from the supply-side to the demand side.
  • Design and build scalable, high-performance, fault-tolerant distributed software systems.
  • Inspire engineers in the team with your tech focus, engineering excellence, and technical vision
  • Be both a highly technical, hands-on coder and architect
  • Execute against project plans and delivery commitment.



  • 8+ years of experience of large-scale distributed systems or data processing systems.
  • 3+ years of experience in executing software developments with track records of successful delivery.
  • Product focused engineering experiences, a strong partner to product management teams.
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results.
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with technical stakeholders across all levels of the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural, cross functional team
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics or equivalent



  • Experience with marketplace or eCommercesystem
  • Experience working in startups
  • Understanding of performance tradeoffs, load balancing and operational issues