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Senior Technical Manager - Data Platform

AT TikTok

Senior Technical Manager - Data Platform



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
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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About the team
This role is a member of our Data Platform team focusing on Data products and solutions to enterprise services, leveraging TikTok's cutting-edge data infrastructure and data application. You will be helping enterprise customers to build their next generation data warehouse and data analytics, enabling them to do things that were not possible before.

What you will be doing:
We are looking for an innovative Senior Technical Manager to join the team. As the Senior Technical Manager, you will oversee the company's technical team and all projects they undertake, analyze briefs, write progress reports, identify risks, and develop work schedules. You should be able to work with your team and inspire them to reach their goals.

• Align with the Tiktok business teams on the values & goals & strategy & roadmaps, empower the Tiktok business with data and data engineering capabiilties
• Lead and manage Data engineering teams, plan for the goal and roadmap for the team
• Lead and establish development guidelines, standards and best practices
• Ensure the data platform & pipeline & solution's high stability & high scalability & high efficiency & high security & low latency
• Define standards and guidelines for data engineering development and operations
• Promote engineering culture through promoting technology innovations, pushing for engineering execellences
• Lead the team with vision on the emerging technologies and digital trends that are most relevant to the company's goals and evolving needs
• Hire, develop, evaluate, reward, and retain a highly productive & innovated team


• Bachelor and above Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Computer Engineering or relevant disciplines;
• At least 15 years of experience in big data industry, with at least 8 years of experience in managing the data engineering team with 100+ members in internet companies or comparable high-paced businesses
• At least 8 years of experiences of PB above scale level data platform, excellent knowledge and experiences of big data tech stacks, such as Hadoop/HDFS/Kafka/MapRedcue/Spark/Flink/Storm/StructuredStreaming/Clickhouse/Presto/Impala/Doris/Druid/Kylin/Hudi/Delta/Iceberg/Kudo/...
• Expert in data warehousing and data lake theory & methodology
• Expert in data management, data governance, data architecture design
• Strong technical knowledge of data integrations, ETL, data warehouse, data lake, data modelling
• Strong coding skills in SQL/Python/Java/Scala/...
• Good communication skills, with excellent technical and business combination ability
• Rich experiences of leading and driving large-scale project/initiatives - which require complex cross-team collaborations over 3 months
• Good knowledge of BI & Analytical & DevOps methodologies and related products
• Business value oriented
• Experience in setting up big data platform and data engineering teams from a start-up phase to an established team and business would be highly preferred
• Experiences of leading global multicultural team is highly 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.

Client-provided location(s): Singapore
Job ID: TikTok-7210602723590408507
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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