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Principal Data Engineer ([PSD] EDW Engineering)

시애틀, 미국

2586468 2021/01/14 Platform, Search and Discovery

Company Introduction

Coupang is reimagining the shopping experience with the goal of wowing each customer from the instant they open the Coupang app to the moment an order is delivered to their door.

Powered by an outstanding end-to-end e-commerce and logistics network and a fanatical culture of customer centricity, Coupang has broken tradeoffs around speed, selection and price. Today, we provide exceedingly fast shipping speeds on millions of items including fresh groceries, delivered within hours nationwide, 365 days a year.

We are doing this for millions of consumers in Korea, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing e-commerce markets. Korea is currently the 5th largest e-commerce market in the world.

Role Overview

  • 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

What You Will Do

  • 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

Basic Qualifications

  • 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
  • Experience in SQL or similar languages and development experience in at least one object-oriented language (Python, Java, etc.)
  • Strong experience in Linux or equivalent environment
  • Experience in leading large scale data projects to solve business projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Architect and/or Management experience in previous roles
  • Agile Development process experience
  • Data architecture experience
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Math, Physics, or another technical field


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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