Machine Learning Engineer Graduate (E-Commerce Knowledge Graph - CV/Multimodal/NLP) -2025 Start (PhD)

TikTok

4.5

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Seattle, WA

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

    Introduction:
    The Knowledge Graph team is responsible for the neural network of e-commerce, which includes tasks such as categorizing products, influencers, and merchants, mining product information, and providing this data to the recommendation team. Additionally, they manage operations related to product tags and category attributes. When we come across a product, they determine whether it belongs to the clothing or sports category, who thie product will be suitable for, etc. Furthermore, the team conducts competitive research, identifying top-performing items on the platform and analyzing why one similar product outperforms others. They are also involved in brand recognition. This team plays a pivotal role, in bridging various aspects of our business and maintaining close collaboration with other teams.

    We are looking for talented individuals to join our team in 2024. As a graduate, you will get unparalleled opportunities for you to kickstart your career, pursue bold ideas and explore limitless growth opportunities. Co-create a future driven by your inspiration with TikTok.

    Successful candidates must be able to commit to one of the following start dates below:

    1. January 15, 2024
    2. February 5, 2024
    3. March 4, 2024
    4. May 20, 2024
    5. June 10, 2024
    6. July 15, 2024
    7. August 12, 2024
      We will prioritize candidates who are able to commit to these start dates. Please state your availability and graduation date clearly in your resume.

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as early as possible.

    Candidates can apply to a maximum of two positions and will be considered for jobs in the order you apply. The application limit is applicable to TikTok and its affiliates' jobs globally. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis - we encourage you to apply early.

    Role Overview:
    As a part of our team, you will:

    • Dive deep into the construction and development of vast knowledge graphs that encapsulate real-world products, aiding in feed ranking, recommendations, and ads.
    • Collaborate closely with our dedicated product managers, astute data scientists, and the strategic product & operation team to craft forward-thinking product strategies and features.
      Key Responsibilities:
    • Craft intricate knowledge graphs, encompassing areas like product/content insights and category/brand/SPU development.
    • Architect knowledge maps detailing buyer and product connections.

    Qualifications

    • PhD degree in Computer Science or a related technical field. Recent graduates are highly encouraged to apply!
    • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.
    • Passion or exposure to areas like machine learning, NLP (Natural Language Processing), multimodal systems, and computer vision.
    • Familiarity with or coursework related to programming languages like C++, Python, Go, or Java.
    • Strong teamwork and communication skills. Any hands-on experience or group projects in relevant technical scenarios will be a plus!

    Bonus Points For:

    • Familiarity with deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow/PyTorch.
    • Coursework or projects related to text classification, text matching, sequence labeling, and knowledge graphs.
    • Knowledge of domain adaptation, text mining, and unsupervised/semi-supervised methodologies.
    • Experience with machine learning and deep learning algorithms, and text representation methods.
    • Exposure to large-scale text data processing or tools like Hadoop/Spark/Hive/Flink.

    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.

    TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at [email protected].

    By submitting an application for this role, you accept and agree to our global applicant privacy policy, which may be accessed here: https://careers.tiktok.com/legal/privacy.
    At TikTok, our benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees:
    We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care.
    Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off(PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability.
    We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.

    Job Information

    [For Pay Transparency] Compensation Description (annually)

    The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $129200 - $194750 annually.

    Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.

    Our company benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support our employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees:

    We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care.

    Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability.

    We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.

    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.