Tech Lead, Live Streaming Infrastructure

TikTok

4.5

(6)

Singapore

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

    for TikTok and also our external partners. We are building the next generation live streaming platform including live streaming ingestion, processing and delivery, to provide the best live streaming experience for our billions of users around the world. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to not only tackle the challenges of large scale distributed system across multi regions which generates huge amount of data from billions of users, but also the unique challenges from live streaming to provide low latency and high quality videos for different types of network connectivity even when the live event can go viral anytime to generate huge amount of traffic.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead the design and development of the global scale, multi-regional live streaming platform.
    • Design, implement and operate our critical and scalable services - ranging from video delivery services, live scheduling services, and core persistence layer.
    • Define and drive the software engineering best practices by leveraging CI/CD, test automation, etc.
    • Explore new opportunities and drive solutions to improve the system scalability, resilience and performance.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical background involving software/system engineering, or equivalent working experience.
    • Good programming experience with at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Python, or Go.
    • Strong experience in leading the design and development of large scale distributed systems across multiple teams.
    • Familiar with Unix/Linux operating systems.
    • Experience with SQL, NoSQL databases, Memcache/Redis.
    • Experience with CDN, video processing & delivery technology will be considered as a bonus.

    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:

  • 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.