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TikTok

Tech Lead, Live Streaming Infrastructure

Singapore

Responsibilities

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
Live Streaming Infrastructure is a world-leading live streaming platform that provides end to end solutions for TikTok and also our external partners. We are building the next generation live streaming platform including live streaming ingestion, processing and delivery, to provide the best live streaming experience for our billions of users around the world. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to not only tackle the challenges of large scale distributed system across multi regions which generates huge amount of data from billions of users, but also the unique challenges from live streaming to provide low latency and high quality videos for different types of network connectivity even when the live event can go viral anytime to generate huge amount of traffic.

Responsibilities
- Lead the design and development of the global scale, multi-regional live streaming platform.
- Design, implement and operate our critical and scalable services - ranging from video delivery services, live scheduling services, and core persistence layer.
- Define and drive the software engineering best practices by leveraging CI/CD, test automation, etc.
- Explore new opportunities and drive solutions to improve the system scalability, resilience and performance.

Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical background involving software/system engineering, or equivalent working experience.
- Good programming experience with at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Python, or Go.
- Strong experience in leading the design and development of large scale distributed systems across multiple teams.
- Familiar with Unix/Linux operating systems.
- Experience with SQL, NoSQL databases, Memcache/Redis.
- Experience with CDN, video processing & delivery technology will be considered as a bonus.

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-7057733621328152840
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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