Backend Software Engineer, TikTok Live - Foundation team

TikTok

4.5

(6)

Sydney, Australia

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.
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    Position summary

    Our team has been focusing on facilitating the operation between creators and fans, helping it efficiently maintain the subscription community and providing long-term effective subscription services.

    We are looking for passionate and talented engineers to join us to build up and optimize the real-time, high-performance, large-scale distributed system at TikTok. We will be deeply involved in the developmental lifecycle of critical product features, and collaborate closely with product managers to provide the best subscription experience and enhance engagement between creators and fans.

    Responsibilities
    You will:

    • Plan and lead large-scale technical projects to lay the foundation for the iterative development and scale of early products
    • Develop robust, efficient technology products that serve 1 billion users
    • Contribute to engineering strategy, tooling, processes, and culture
    • Research and apply cutting-edge domain and technical knowledge into products

    Qualifications

    Qualification

    • Proficient in at least one of the following languages: Go, Python, Java, C++.
      -Experience building scalable, highly available, distributed and mission-critical systems.
    • Deep understanding of computer architecture, data structures and algorithms
    • In depth knowledge of common databases and messaging frameworks like MySQL/Redis/Kafka
    • Able to work closely with diverse stakeholders and have good communication skills
    • Self-driven, positive, cooperative and willing to keep learning at all times

    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.

    In the spirit of reconciliation, TikTok acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

    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.