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Backend Software Engineer (SRE), Cloud Infrastructure



ByteDance will be prioritising applicants who have a current right to work in Singapore and do not require ByteDance sponsorship of a visa.

About ByteDance
Founded in 2012, ByteDance's mission is to inspire creativity and enrich life. With a suite of more than a dozen products, including TikTok and Helo as well as platforms specific to the China market, including Toutiao, Douyin, and Xigua, ByteDance has made it easier and more fun for people to connect with, consume, and create content.

Why Join Us
Creation is the core of ByteDance's purpose. Our products are built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make our innovations possible.
Together, we inspire creativity and enrich life - a mission we aim towards achieving every day.

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To us, every challenge, no matter how ambiguous, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.
At ByteDance, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the users we serve.
Join us.

Team Introduction
The team is responsible for infrastructure systems, including Storage/Computing/DB. We aim to be the leading SRE team across the industry. In the SRE team, you will have the opportunity to manage the complex challenges of scale, while using expertise in coding, algorithms, complexity analysis, and large-scale system design. We embrace a culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, openness, and problem-solving. We also encourage ownership, self-governance and independence to work on various projects, and an environment that provides the support and mentorship needed to learn and grow as an engineer.

What you will be doing:
1. Reliability: Ensuring the reliability and efficiency of our core infrastructure, focusing on system capacity and stability; setting up reliability standards and recovery SOP.
2. Reliability: Troubleshooting and locating the technical issues, bottleneck analysis, managing system high availability architecture transformation and upgrading.
3. Efficiency: Building automated operation solutions for large-scale systems; partnering with system development teams for system iteration.
4. Efficiency: Designing and implementing software platforms and monitoring frameworks for efficient, automated, and intelligent service-oriented architecture (SOA) governance.
5. Cost: There are millions of CPUs. We should build delivery standards, and monitor and budget systems to optimize the cost of the company.
6. Compliance: Designing and setting up new IDC; designing and implementing data protection plan to meet the standard requirement.


What you should have:
- Bachelor's / Master's Degree in Computer Science or related major, with at least 4 years of relevant experience;
- Solid basic knowledge of computer software, understanding of Linux operating system, storage, network IO and other related principles.
- Familiar with one or more programming languages, such as Python, Go, and Java. Knowledge of design patterns and coding principles is necessary.

Preference will be given to those who have one of the following:
1. Experience with storage, and relevant system experience with the following: KV, Table, Graph, Redis, MySQL, MongoDB, MQ, and Kafka.
2. Experience with computing & big data, and system experience with the following: Kubernetes, Docker/Containers, AIops, Spark, Flink, Function as a service, RPC Framework, and Service Mesh.

ByteDance 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 ByteDance, our mission is to inspire creativity and enrich life. 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-7203603684339616037
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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