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Machine Learning Engineer - TikTok E-commerce Global Supply Chain and Logistics

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 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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Data-E-commerce-Global Supply Chain and Logistics team:
Our missions is to optimize the variety & cost-saving of goods and the speed & quality of fulfillment to ensure the user experience of global e-commerce service.

You'll work on:
- Build global logistic and warehousing network, improve operations efficiency and reduce operational cost with data analysis, machine learning and opeartion research methods.
- Create supply chain's data portrait and knowledge graph in various dimensions such as vendors, commodity, place of origin, inventory, production capacity and quality of fulfillment, etc. Establish data-driven control-adjustment methods that enhance operational outcomes and user experience.
- Highlight global e-commerce trends to optimize e-commerce commodity supplies, forecast commodity demand, recommend vendor stocking and enhance production capacity.

Role and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the developing of deep learning models and related intelligent systems for the supply chain and logistics of international E-Commerce business.
- Participate in the process of optimizing the business results by using some of the following techniques: computer vision, natural language processing, sales prediction, time-series, geo-coding, etc..
- Keep track of cutting-edge technologies in the fields of computer vision, natural language processing and multi-modal machine learning; make use of these technologies to optimize the results in tasks such as fine-grained product style analysis, product similarity analysis and product attribute recognition, etc.


- Have in-depth study in a certain field of natural language processing or computer vision, including but not limited to: image/video classification and recognition, image segmentation, object detection, OCR, graph neural network, text classification, NER, multimodal, unsupervised and self-supervised learning;
- Familiar with at least one framework of TensorFlow / PyTorch / MXNet and its training and deployment details, as well as the training acceleration methods such as mixed precision training and distributed training;
- Familiar with the latest research and technology in model compression acceleration, including but not limited to model quantization, pruning, knowledge distillation, as well as inference frameworks such as TensorRT;
- Have strong practical ability, winners in Kaggle, COCO, ImageNet, NOI/IOI and other competitions are preferred, and those who have papers published in relevant competitions and top academic conferences (such as CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, ACL, EMNLP, etc.) are preferred as well;
- Familiar with AutoML related algorithms, preferably with experience in automatic search of network structure or hyper parameters;
- Familiar with big data related frameworks and application, those who are familiar with MR or Spark are preferred

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

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-7177081803022108985
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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