Senior Software Engineer (Android), TikTok Mobile Infrastructure

TikTok

4.5

(6)

San Jose, CA

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

    cture Team is dedicated to productivity and quality of TikTok APP's engineering projects, empowering hundreds of TikTok mobile developers in areas including infrastructure, app architecture, engineering tool chains, and app foundations.

    You will join a team consisting of creative, passionate developers who always strive to stay at the forefront of technologies. We constantly push the limits of what our technology is capable of, strive to be leaders in innovation, and deeply value the diversity of team's background. We share our learning through regular weekly meetings, tech talks, and internal tech journals.

    If you are interested in joining a world-class team and ready for taking up challenges of huge complexity and scale, we look forward to hearing from you soon!

    Responsibilities:

    • Build mobile infrastructure and tools to enhance engineering efficiency
    • Analyze and optimize UI and infrastructure application code for better performance
    • Develop and maintain reusable Android app components
    • Collaborate with product engineering teams to deliver technical solutions and best practices
    • Optimize the project structure and workflow to improve engineering productivity, efficiency, and quality
    • Drive architecture innovations to support world-class mobile app development

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience
    • 5+ years of industry experience in Android development
    • Experience in building and shipping complex, business critical Android app products with frequent iteration
    • Deep understanding of design patterns and principles with a broad knowledge of Android techstack
    • Familiar with Jetpack and/or other open source Android libraries, such as RxJava, Retrofit, Litho, etc.
    • Deep understanding of Android SDK to create scalable, dynamic, and highly performant UI components
    • Working knowledge of remote APIs, concurrency, layouts, transitions, animations, client side persistence, and architectural patterns on mobile apps

    Nice-to-haves:

    • Experience working in a complex, matrix organization involving cross-functional and/or cross-business projects
    • Experience working in a mobile architecture/infrastructure team with deep understanding of the techstack in these projects
    • Experience in sub-engineering areas such as performance optimization, toolchain, automated testing, design pattern, etc.
    • Strong communication skills; enjoy working as a team while being comfortable with delivering large business outcomes independently.

    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]

    Job Information

    [For Pay Transparency] Compensation Description (annually)

    The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $194000 - $355000 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.