Backend SDE, TikTok LBS Platform






Position summary

TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.

Why Join Us At TikTok, our people are humble, intelligent, compassionate and creative. We create to inspire - for you, for us, and for more than 1 billion users on our platform. We lead with curiosity and aim for the highest, never shying away from taking calculated risks and embracing ambiguity as it comes. Here, the opportunities are limitless for those who dare to pursue bold ideas that exist just beyond the boundary of possibility. Join us and make impact happen with a career at TikTok.

TikTok Location Team's goal is to deliver user-facing products based on the location that connects people with places, localized content, and service in the real world around the globe.

-Participate in the analysis/mining of location-based data based on compliance requirements, and build a location-related data warehouse -Develop global general location based service(LBS) with high concurrency and low latency. -Improve system design and architecture to ensure high stability, performance and reliability of the product. -Collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams to deliver high quality work in rapid product development. -BS/MS Degree in Computer Science or related major. -Experienced in building backend services for large-scale consumer-facing applications. -Proficient in at least one of the following languages: Go, Python, Java, C++. -Deep understanding of computer architectures, data structures and algorithms. -Familiar with common components such as MySQL, Hive, Redis, Spark, ElasticSearch, Message Queue and RPC. -Have good team communication and collaboration skills.

Preferred Qualification: -Experience in R&D of geographic location-based data is preferred, such as POI(Point of Interest) data, Geocoding related data. -Experience in big data、data warehouse、streaming data flow and real time data processing system is preferred.

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management

  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 100% would recommend this company to other women

  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.

  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.

  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.