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Partner Engineer, YouTube Shopping (English, Korean)



South Korea · Seoul, South Korea
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience with Data Analysis, Coding, Engineering, and SQL queries in a client-facing role.
  • Experience troubleshooting web technologies (e.g., XML, HTML, JavaScript, etc.).
  • Ability to speak and write in Korean and English fluently.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working in E-Commerce ecosystem (i.e., inventory, payments, and analytics).
  • Ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Ability to communicate with business and technical stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, collaboration, communication, creative thinking, and problem solving skills.

About the job

As a Partner Engineer, you will be responsible for driving partner success and enabling business growth through strategic partnerships and scaled operations. You will develop a deep understanding of the YouTube Shopping stack, engage with strategic partners in Korea (e.g., e-commerce platforms, marketplaces), and identify technical integration paths. You will manage direct technical engagement for strategic partners and design operational frameworks to support expansion at scale.

In this role, you will also play a critical role in shaping the product roadmap by channeling partner feedback to product teams and enabling product-market fit for Live Shopping in Korea.

At YouTube, we believe that everyone deserves to have a voice, and that the world is a better place when we listen, share, and build community through our stories. We work together to give everyone the power to share their story, explore what they love, and connect with one another in the process. Working at the intersection of cutting-edge technology and boundless creativity, we move at the speed of culture with a shared goal to show people the world. We explore new ideas, solve real problems, and have fun — and we do it all together.


  • Build a thorough understanding of YouTube Shopping, Google Commerce and E-commerce Analytics. Identify and drive growth opportunities in close collaboration with product and business teams.
  • Build an understanding of business context and internal engineering platforms to help shape partnership and product strategy, and drive business growth.
  • Guarantee the technical aspects of a partner’s integration (new and ongoing) by providing the necessary documentation and technical guidance.
  • Collaborate with various product teams on feature request prioritization as well as long-term product roadmap.
  • Drive operational excellence by creating a scalable model for enterprise developer engagement and developer relationships. Review technical terms of partner agreements to ensure that YouTube can deliver what is committed based on our existing product features.

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