nd improvement in our user experience and safety controls. We're proud to be able to serve a global community of more than a billion people who use TikTok to creatively express themselves and be entertained, and we're dedicated to giving them a platform that builds opportunity and fosters connection. We also take our responsibility to safeguard our community seriously, both in how we address potentially harmful content and how we protect against unauthorized access to user data.
https://U.S. Data Security (“USDS”) is a standalone department of TikTok in the https://U.S. This new security-first division was created to bring heightened focus and governance to our data protection policies and content assurance protocols to keep https://U.S. users safe. Our focus is on providing oversight and protection of the TikTok platform and user data in the https://U.S., so millions of Americans can continue turning to TikTok to learn something new, earn a living, express themselves creatively, or be entertained. The teams within USDS that deliver on this commitment daily span Trust & Safety, Security & Privacy, Engineering, User & Product Ops, Corporate Functions and more.
About Team Video platform provides world-leading video/audio/streaming technologies and end-to-end solutions for TikTok application. System of video platform supports not only uploading, processing and distribution of all mobile videos but also ingestion, processing, delivery of media streams in live broadcasting and real-time communication. You’ll have the opportunity to manage the complex challenges, while using your expertise in coding, algorithms, complexity analysis and large-scale system design. We embrace a culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, openness and problem solving. We encourage close collaboration while promoting self-direction.
In order to enhance collaboration and cross-functional partnerships, among other things, at this time, our organization follows a hybrid work schedule that requires employees to work in the office 3 days a week, or as directed by their manager/department. We regularly review our hybrid work model, and the specific requirements may change at any time.
Responsibilities As a Tech Lead Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of software/system engineers. You'll provide technical leadership and build up a strong team. You are expected to set up necessary processes for efficient execution and advocate good engineering practices. You will need regularly communicate with other infrastructure teams and our users.
Own end-to-end reliability and performance of TikTok's video platform, including video system, live streaming infrastructure and real-time communication system, and drive the process toward automation
Build and manage a team of software/reliability/data engineers, including mentoring junior team members and support team on career development
Provide technical leadership, drive projects, and plan long-term technology roadmap
Work with cross-functional engineering & product teams on delivering key results, formulate the service standards, and continuously optimize the service quality.
Bachelor or above degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline with 5+ years' working experience
Experience in managing an engineering team and projects in-depth involvement of large distributed system, networking, operating systems and/or storage.
Expertise in one of the following programmings: C, C++, Java, Python, Go, Perl, Ruby or shell scripting;
Excellent software design, problem-solving, and debugging skills
Passionate, self-motivated and good teamwork skills
Experience with CDN, video/audio technologies, cloud-computing platform & processing & real-time networking 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.
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 https://usds.accommodations@https://tiktokusds.com The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $184000 - $337000 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.