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Principal Data Engineer

西雅图, 美国

2586468 2021/01/14 Platform, Search and Discovery

Coupang is one of the largest and fastest growing e-commerce platforms on the planet. We are on a mission to revolutionize everyday lives for our customers, employees and 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, and Silicon Valley.

About the role:

Do you love working with petabytes of data using big data technologies? Do you possess deep expertise in architecting, designing and building the Big Data systems of tomorrow?  Do you want to be part of an exciting group chartered to implement the next generation Data platform for Coupang?  If you answered yes to the above, then we want to talk to you.

As a Principal Data Engineer you will:

  • Work on greatest & latest data stack of open source & cloud
  • Influence how combination of Opensource & Cloud technologies are applied to build world class data systems
  • Help build vision, strategy & objectives of the BigData Processing to help business 10X times
  • Recommend data technology & various platforms to solve business problems                       
  • Create Architecture for complex data related systems for scale, efficiency (Storage & Compute), low latency, high daily traffic           
  • Identify GAPS in existing data systems & recommend improvement path                       
  • Build customer relationships with various other groups in the company                       
  • As a senior member of the team you will also mentor junior engineers on the team


  • Architect & execute data platform vision to enable hundreds of internal users & apps
  • Architect data platform services using bigdata technologies like Hadoop and Spark
  • Operate & optimize BigData environment (Hadoop or equivalent)
  • Design & help develop the roadmap of next generation data framework & tools
  • Drive the design, building, and launching of new data models and data pipelines in production
  • Collaborate with domains teams to build best in class service with high availability, performance & scale
  • Provide technical leadership to the team


  • Over 10 years of experience in design, development, and operation of data platform components like BigData Platform, Datawarehouse and Data movement tools/framework
  • Strong capabilities in using one or more languages among Java, Scala, and Python. (6+ Years’ experience in related field)
  • 5+ Years of experience in operating and/or data processing using Hadoop, Hive, Spark, and other large-scale distributed processing system
  • Strong experience in Linux or equivalent environment
  • Experience in leading large scale data projects to solve business projects
  • Experience in data modelling meets large scale requirements
  • Strong data processing experience
  • Strong communication skills with team members, stakeholders, and managers
  • Experience in SQL or similar languages and development experience in at least one object-oriented language (Python, Java, etc.)
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Math, Physics, or another technical field
  • Data architecture experience


  • Agile Development process experience
  • Architect and/or Management experience in previous roles
  • Experience communicating with teams in different timezones and geographies

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, affiliations, citizenship, or any other characteristic or class protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruiting process due to a disability, please contact us at




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