Network Software Engineer, Cloud Native Traffic Infrastructure

TikTok

4.5

(6)

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

    g capability to support terabit level traffic. Our team builds kubernetes/k8s based global edge platform to manage TikTok's self-built CDN PoPs, supporting workload and service management, providing L4/L7 ingress and service mesh capability, and enabling dynamic traffic routing and scheduling. Edge Platform team operates hundreds of POPs and their networking and traffic around the world to run edge workloads (e.g. CDN cache, live streaming, gaming, real-time communication etc.). The L4/L7 ingress with the traffic scheduling capability are the core part of the platform, as most edge workloads are networking intensive. We are looking for passionate engineers to join and work together to build a cloud-native edge platform that provides one-stop solutions for edge services.

    Responsibilities
    • Design and develop multiple networking and traffic systems (DNS server, Loadbalancer, L4/L7 ingress, HTTP proxy, and service mesh) to serve terabyte-scale traffic in real-time
    • Build data pipeline and develop telemetry systems to support data driven traffic scheduling and control

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Master's degree (or Bachelor's degree with 2+) years of experience in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related major
    • 2+ years experience in developing network systems in C, C++, Go, or Python, strong developing skills in Linux environment
    • Familiarity with Ingress, Loabalancer, DNS, or HTTP infrastructure
    • Familiarity with Microservice architecture
    • Familiarity with container and orchestration technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
    • Strong understanding of software deployment fundamentals and automation
    • Good understanding of concepts in operating system, remote process communication, high availability etc.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Following skill/knowledge/experiences are highly desired
    • Experience in developing HTTP proxy such as Nginx and Envoy is a big plus
    • Experience in developing Etcd, xDS REST/gRPC protocol and Service Mesh related projects
    • Experience in building network systems and components such as DNS, cache and CDN
    • Experience in building distributed or cloud service based management system
    • Proficiency in networking protocols such as, TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, TLS and QUIC
    • Experience with Kernel networking stack or ebpf development
    • Experience with Kubernetes CNI

    Configuration management
    • CI/CD
    • Kubernetes
    • Information Security
    • Database experiences or setting up big data pipeline

    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 during our recruitment process. If you need assistance or accommodation, please reach out to us at [email protected].

    Job Information

    [For Pay Transparency] Compensation Description (annually)

    The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $129960 - $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.