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Staff Backend Engineer, Ads Tech



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024
Job Overview
In Coupang Ads, we build one of the fastest growing advertising platforms based on Coupang’s e-commerce platform. Coupang is investing in building a world-class online marketing business where we run relevant ads and promotions across our website and mobile app.
Offsite Advertising is a product where we offer the opportunity to integrate advertising beyond Coupang’s website and apps, to Coupang’s affiliate partners and other popular advertising channels in South Korea and beyond, such as Google, Facebook, Naver, Coupang's affiliate partner network and various ad exchange networks.
What You Will Do
We are looking for backend engineers who have domain knowledge in ad tech systems, and can work on distributed systems and data processing pipelines to build end-to-end integration solutions with external advertising channels. Work includes but is not limited to:
  • Design and develop advertising solutions with Coupang’s partners and affiliates
  • Design and develop advertising API automation with major online advertising companies
  • Process offsite advertising performance data in Coupang’s advertising platform
  • Analyze, improve and optimize offsite advertising quality
  • On-call and maintenance for production systems
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or electrical/electronic engineering, mathematics or equivalent
  • 4+ years of experiences working on ad tech systems, building and maintaining online advertising products
  • Hands-on experience in building data processing pipelines
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with handling large data volumes in a distributed environment
  • Ability and desire to drive solid design work on distributed systems
  • Experience in building search and recommendation systems and applications
Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. At Coupang, your base pay is one part of your total compensation. The base pay for this position ranges from $142,000 / year in our lowest geographic market to $309,000 / year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

General Description of All Benefits
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life, AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Long-term/Short-term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) program
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • 18-21 days of the Paid Time Off (PTO) a year based on the tenure
  • 12 Public Holidays
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • MTV - [Free] Electric Car Charging Station
General Description of Other Compensation
“Other Compensation” includes, but is not limited to, bonuses, equity, or other forms of compensation that would be offered to the hired applicant in addition to their established salary range or wage scale.

Coupang is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race (including traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and protective hair styles), color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, ,ancestry, national origin (including language use restrictions), age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis C status, family status (including but not limited to marital or domestic partnership status), military or veteran status, use of a trained dog guide or service animal, political activities or affiliations, ancestry, citizenship, family and medical leave status, status as a victim of any violent crime, or any other characteristic or class protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Coupang is also committed to providing a safe work environment for its employees and its consumers.If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation in the application of recruiting process due to a disability, please contact us at