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TikTok

Backend Software Engineer (Aeolus) - Data Platform

Singapore

Responsibilities

About TikTok
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
Creation is the core of TikTok's purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.
Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.
To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.
At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.

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About the team:
Aeolus is an in-house analytics platform that is heavily used by more than 130,000 employees globally. It integrates data from various data sources into the platform. It facilitates the cleaning, shaping, and organisation of data in a visualised way before it can be analysed. It stores them in an optimal way so that queries over billions of rows of data can be done within seconds. It organises results on dashboards with powerful charts and tables to drill down so that insights can be revealed in an effective way. We are passionate about building the best data analytics platform in the world and are looking for top-notch software engineers to join the talented team.

What you'll be doing:
- Design and implement a powerful and easy-to-use data integration system
- Segment and design system layers to support componentized and layered application development, including business functionality and database access
- Work with other engineers, managers, Product Management, QA, and Operations teams to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals and principles
- Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and rollout of system changes
- Must be able to independently design code and test major features, as well as work jointly with other team members to deliver complex changes
- Identify technical areas for improvement and make detailed business cases for improvements or new areas of opportunities
- Research, design, and develop computer and network software or specialised utility programs.
- Analyse user needs and develop software solutions, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
- Update software, enhances existing software capabilities, and develops and direct software testing and validation procedures.
- Work with computer hardware engineers to integrate hardware and software systems and develop specifications and performance requirements.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
- 2+ years experience in software engineering
- 2+ years experience in object-oriented design methodology and strong software development skills and expertise in Java.
- 2+ years experience in requirements analysis, design, coding, and unit testing of scalable, distributed, fault-tolerant applications.

Preferred Qualifications:
- 5+ years of software engineering experience
- 1 year experience with large-scale data-driven systems is highly desired.
- 1 year experience or good working knowledge of distributed systems and OLAP databases is preferred.
- Good communication skills to work with global teams.

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.

Client-provided location(s): Singapore
Job ID: TikTok-7202797490277009721
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • HSA
    • Life Insurance
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Snacks
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Company Equity
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Mentor Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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