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Sr. Staff Machine Learning Engineer

Location Shanghai, China


Job Description
Sr. Staff ML Engineer (L7)
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 description
Marketplace is a critical business for Coupang, generating tens of billions in sales. We are building the next generation systems to sustain the hyper-growth of the business for the coming years. We are looking for an experienced and passionate engineer leader that can drive this effort across the stack, including serving, pipelines, and machine learning.The desired candidate can dive deep into underlying components, design and optimize the stack end-to-end and be a role model for building high-quality infrastructure and delivering results with grit. Key to this position’s success will require the ability to understand business needs and work backwards to develop technical solutions while working effectively with leaders of individual teams and align technical directions with key stakeholders.What You Will Do
  • Design features and build large-scale machine learning models and systems to improve product targeting, relevance, ranking, and engagement
  • Develop new techniques for providing suggestions for Coupang suppliers and sellers to identify opportunities in the marketplace and improve their return on investments
  • Have strong execution with the ability to drive key developments and overcome technical blockers
  • Ensure solid system designs and operational excellence
  • Be metrics driven and can identify big opportunities
  • Build strong collaborations with partner teams
Basic Qualifications
  • 10+ years of industry experience in technology companies.
  • Have a broad and deep understanding of key technologies including storage, data processing, search, and serving.
  • Solid track record of delivering large and complex systems with big business impacts.
  • Strong design and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communications and collaborations across teams and across functionalities.
Preferred Skills
  • Experience in e-commerce search / recommendation system
  • Track record of leading high performing teams in a fast-moving environment