Backend Software Engineer, Intelligent Video Creation @ TikTok - Los Angeles, CA

Job Overview

8 days ago

Backend Software Engineer, Intelligent Video Creation

TikTok - Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities
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.

About Video Creation Team
Our team's mission is to empower TikTok users to turn creativity into reality via videos. We build the core video creation product to support tens of millions of TikTok creators every day. All the viral props and effects you find on TikTok are developed by us, via close collaboration with TikTok AR effects and multimedia teams. Our goal is to build the world's best video creation software. On this team, you will be working with our XFN partners to define a world-class video creation experience, designing the architecture of TikTok video creation tools and pipelines, and shipping cutting-edge features to take TikTok to the next level.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with AR Effect team, Computer Vision team and Digital Video & Audio team to define a world-class video creation experience.
  • Learn and understand how Bytedance product works and help build end-to-end solutions.
  • Design and implement large-scale frontend and backend system that empowers Bytedance video creation products.
  • Build world-class products, which combine usability, accessibility, elegance, performance, and maintainability.
  • Adopt automated and manual test strategies to ensure product quality.
Qualifications
Qualifications
Qualifications
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent majors with 2+ years of working experience in software development.
  • Strong understanding of software development principles, capabilities and limitations of frontend and server backend.
  • Proficient in at least one coding language, including but not limited to Javascript, Typescript, Go, Java, Dart, C++.
  • Ability to understand and debug large and complex code bases.
  • Deep understanding of computer architectures, data structures and algorithms.
  • Good understanding of component-based development ideas, familiarity with React, Angular, Vue.js, or any other equivalent library / framework is a plus;
  • Good communication and collaboration skills.
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 an accommodation, please reach out to us at [email protected]

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