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Fullstack Software Engineer, Global E-Commerce Data Intelligence

Seattle, WA


TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Mountain View, Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.

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At TikTok, our people are humble, intelligent, compassionate and creative. We create to inspire - for you, for us, and for more than 1 billion users on our platform. We lead with curiosity and aim for the highest, never shying away from taking calculated risks and embracing ambiguity as it comes. Here, the opportunities are limitless for those who dare to pursue bold ideas that exist just beyond the boundary of possibility. Join us and make impact happen with a career at TikTok.

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Global e-commerce is content e-commerce business with international short video product as the carrier. It is committed to becoming the first choice for users to discover and purchase good products at affordable prices. Global e-commerce business team hopes to provide users with more tailored, active and efficient consumption experience, enabling merchants to receive stable and reliable platform services in different scenarios such as live e-commerce, short video content e-commerce, so as to make more affordable and high-quality products sell easily and a better life within reach.

The data insights team is responsible for development of data analytics & data-empowered platform capabilities across global e-commerce. Our mission is to empower our users to leverage and extract actionable insights from data to maximize their potential and efficiency on the global e-commerce platform. In essence, we want to extract facts, attribute causes and predict the future from oceans of data; and our fundamental goals are to reflect business impact, leverage data to support key decisions by lowering decision making complexity and optimising decision making efficacy and efficiency.


- Develop data insights capabilities for global e-commerce platform, enabling users to extract actionable insights and intelligence from data to maximize their revenue potential and decision-making efficacy.
- Collaborate closely with product and data teams to evolve data-empowered capabilities in data visualization, operational analysis, intelligent diagnosis, product/strategy optimization, market intelligence etc verticals.
- Architect and develop efficient and highly reusable front-end systems that drive complex web applications for e-commerce products.
- Code optimization to improve scalability, reliability, security and performance of web applications.
- Drive continuous improvements to engineering excellence and efficiency, lead research & development into key areas of optimizations for backend systems and services, including data security, systems architecture and computational efficiency & scalability.
- Drive and shape the growth of a highly effective product engineering team, provide professional and technical leadership to support the professional growth of individual team members


- B.S or higher degree in Computer Science or related fields from accredited and reputable institutions.
- 2+ years experience developing highly scalable backend services and systems using at least one of Java/Golang/Python/Scala/C++, JavaScript/HTML/CSS, and at least one of React/Vue/Angular and packaging frameworks like Webpack/Rollup/BaBel/AST/Gulp. Qualified fresh graduates would also be considered.
- Strong software programming capabilities, exhibits good code design and coding style.
- Deep understanding of data structure, algorithm design and analysis, networking, data security and highly scalable systems design.
- In depth knowledge of common databases and messaging frameworks like MySQL/Redis/Kafka etc.
- Exhibits strong product / business understanding, able to align product engineering directions to support current and future product and business evolutions.

- Agile, quick self learner, highly self-motivated with strong sense of product ownership and creative problem solver.
- Deeply passionate about software coding/development and building great mobile/web applications.
- Ability to lead independent research to solve complex technical problems.
- Good collaborator and team player, comfortable working in a fast moving, culturally diverse and globally distributed team environment.
- Professional level proficiency in written and spoken English, clear communicator and open to receiving from and giving constructive feedback to the team.

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 during our recruitment process. If you need assistance or accommodation, please reach out to us at

Job Information

[For Pay Transparency] Compensation Description (annually)

The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $129200 - $194750 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.

Client-provided location(s): Seattle, WA, USA
Job ID: TikTok-7207566239236114747
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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