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TikTok

Backend Software Engineer (Service Stability) - Cloud Infrastructure

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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Team introduction
The service stability team aims to improve the availability of online systems and is responsible for building industry-leading stability-related platforms. Our work includes but is not limited to research and development of infrastructure, chaos engineering, online inspection, and incident management. We support the rapid growth of TikTok and its affiliates under a globalized structure.

What you will be doing:
1. Evolve fail-over capability of core applications and build industry-leading stability-related platforms;
2. Design and develop a unified fault simulation layer that covers cloud infrastructure, middleware, and application;
3. Carry out chaos engineering along with business teams and summarize best practice that works for mass users;
4. Build and evolve the standard process for incident response to minimize MTTR (mean time to recovery);
5. Design and develop a measurement of hidden peril in production and take regular inspections;
6. Analyse user needs and develop software solutions, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis;
7. Update software, enhance existing software capabilities, and develop and direct software testing and validation procedures.

Qualifications

What you should have:
- Bachelor's Degree or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field with at least 5 years of relevant experience;
- Proficiency with at least one programming language such as Go/Python/Java, good coding ability and style, familiarity with concurrent programming is a plus;
- Familiar with design/development of microservice architecture, experience with distributed systems, middleware, and PaaS is a plus;
- Familiar with cloud-native stacks such as Kubernetes, Container, Service Mesh, VPC, etc. Experience with multi-datacenter and multi-region systems is a plus;
- Strong sense of responsibility and initiative, excellent problem-solving, communication, and teamwork skills.

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.

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Client-provided location(s): Singapore
Job ID: TikTok-7104559348727335198
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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