Backend Software Engineer - TikTok (Creator Platform) - Singapore






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.

The TikTok Account team provides identity and access related services to TikTok and TikTok ecosystem businesses (Ecommerce, Business, Music, Live). We are building Account as a foundation service to empower business innovations.

As a product and platform team, we build robust and reliable systems to facilitate the company's various directions, also proactively facilitate user account access growth and security. We are facing engineering challenges across scalability, reliability, security and system performance, as well as a wide variety of business challenges.

On this team, you're a big-picture thinker and strategic team-player with a passion for doing what’s right.


  1. Design, test, deploy and maintain backend services and core components of distributed systems.
  2. Conduct system designs and code reviews.
  3. Collaborate with other engineering teams to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.
  4. Constantly evaluate and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of our systems.
  5. BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related areas.
  6. 3+ years experience in one or more programming languages such as Go, Java, C++, Python etc.
  7. Abilities to quickly ramp up on new technologies, tools and domain knowledge.
  8. Experience in backend server development and database solutions.
  9. Good problem-solving, analytical thinking capabilities and exceptional attention to details.
  10. Good communication and collaboration skills.

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 believe individuals shouldn't be disadvantaged because of their background or identity, but instead should be considered based on their strengths and experience. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 4.5/5 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.