Software Developer (Real Time Communication), TikTok






Position summary

TikTok will be prioritizing applicants who have a current right to work in Singapore, and do not require TikTok's sponsorship of a visa.

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.

Why Join Us At TikTok, our people are humble, intelligent, compassionate and creative. We create to inspire - for you, for us, and for more than 1 billion users on our platform. We lead with curiosity and aim for the highest, never shying away from taking calculated risks and embracing ambiguity as it comes. Here, the opportunities are limitless for those who dare to pursue bold ideas that exist just beyond the boundary of possibility. Join us and make impact happen with a career at TikTok.

TikTok RTC is the world's leading real-time communications service, providing instant and high-quality multimedia interactions to customers around the world. We are building next-generation audio/video processing and interaction platforms to deliver high-volume, low-latency and rich Cloud as a Service technology.

Our popular products are empowered by our cutting-edge RTC technology. Working in this team, you will have the opportunity to meet the challenges of advanced audio/video algorithm design and global large-scale real-time communications interaction, while improving your skills in encoding, algorithms, data by working with many outstanding real-time communications professionals. Expertise in analytics and large-scale system design.


  • Responsible for researching and developing real-time communication SDK on Windows or MacOS with high-quality code
  • Responsible for the design and development of RTC solutions for TikTok.
  • Responsible for optimising connectivity index, performance, stability, and audio & video quality to improve user experiences
  • Continuously tracking and learning new technologies and new architectures
  • Willing to challenge and resolve difficult technical problems
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in Computer Science or related fields
  • At least 1 year experience in developing frontend web applications
  • Proficient in C/C++, solid knowledge of multi-threading, data structure, operating system and network
  • Familiar with system architecture and audio & video multimedia client development
  • Good learning ability, communication ability, logical thinking ability, and innovation ability
  • Experience in live streaming, co-host, player SDK, and video conference is preferred
  • Experience in ffmpeg, x264, WebRTC, etc. is preferred

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.

Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.3/5 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.