Tech Lead, iOS Software Engineer, Video-On-Demand (VOD)

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

    es and playback, uploading SDKs. We are building the next generation VOD platform which provides excellent experiences for billions of users around the world.
    We're looking for senior software engineers to join the VoD mobile SDK team! Our team's mission is to empower TikTok content consumption by enhancing playback and uploading mobile SDK capacities and performance. Join our team, you will focus on building mobile SDK related to multimedia and network technologies which deliver the best user experience on a huge variety of mobile platforms for TikTok users around the world.

    Responsibilities

    • Architecture design and development of mobile platform, serving TikTok VoD business, especially on player and data loading.
    • Support the development of video playback /upload/ download SDK on mobile platforms
    • Take ownership of end-to-end product quality, from developing to maintaining core mobile frameworks that power and deliver smooth playback experiences

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
    • 7+ years of experience in iOS mobile application development
    • Hands-on experience in building mobile applications and mobility solutions for native applications
    • Solid programming experience in at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Java
    • Self-motivated and independent in learning new technologies quickly.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with audio and video editing, media processing, transcoding and/or playback.
    • Experience with Graphics and/or OpenGL.
    • Experience with any of the following multimedia frameworks/projects is a bonus: FFmpeg, GStreamer, VLC, ExoPlayer.

    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 $224000 - $410000 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.