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Backend Engineer (eCommerce)-2022 Start

Tiktok Pte. Ltd.
0-1 years
60000 - 120000 SGD

Job Description

Founded in 2012, ByteDance's mission is to inspire creativity and enrich life. With a suite of more than a dozen products, including TikTok, Helo, and Resso, 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.

We are now looking for talented individuals to join us in 2022 - people who want to inspire creativity and co-create the future with ByteDance.

Application deadline: November 30th, 2021

Candidates can apply to a maximum of two positions and will be considered for jobs in the order you apply. The application limit is firm and includes all TikTok/ByteDance jobs globally. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we encourage you to apply early.

About the eCommerce team

The e-Commerce industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years and has become a hotly contested space amongst leading Internet companies, and its future growth cannot be underestimated.

With millions of loyal users globally, we believe TikTok is an ideal platform to deliver a brand new and better e-Commerce experience to our users. Our product engineering team is responsible for building an e-Commerce ecosystem that is innovative, secure and intuitive for our users. We are looking for passionate and talented people to join us as we drive the future of e-Commerce here at TikTok.

Our software engineers for product infrastructure role combines software and systems engineering disciplines to run high-performance, large-scale distributed infrastructure. This means you will be deeply involved in the developmental lifecycle of critical software services, collaborating closely with product engineers to combine software code and systems knowledge to ensure that TikTok e-Commerce's services are reliable, fault-tolerant, efficiently scalable and cost-effective. You will also be leveraging your software engineering expertise to develop software platforms and tools to optimise the operational and engineering efficiencies of complex systems at scale, with particular focus on improving the systems observability, performance and maintainability.


- Architect and develop efficient, highly scalable and secured services that power e-commerce products;

- Optimise backend systems and services for data security, modularity, computational efficiency and scalability;

- Design and develop data pipelines and analytics platforms for e-commerce applications;

- Develop best-in-class user privacy and data security engineering practices across all product engineering disciplines.


- Final year or recent graduate with a background in Software Development, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline;

- Prior experience in developing highly scalable backend services and systems using at least one of Java/Golang/Python/Scala/C++ is a plus;

- 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.

Preferred Qualifications

- Agile, quick self learner, highly self-motivated with strong sense of product ownership and creative problem solver;

- Deeply passionate about quality engineering and delivering great mobile and web applications;

- Good collaborator and team player, comfortable working in a fast moving, culturally diverse and globally distributed team environment;

- Strong product sense or understanding.

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 believe individuals shouldn't be disadvantaged because of their background or identity, but instead should be considered based on their strengths and experience. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at [Confidential Information].

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