Senior Software Engineer, Backend and Infrastructure



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Senior Software Engineer, Backend and Infrastructure
San Jose Regular R&D Job ID: Y1011
About Us 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. Why Join Us Creation is the core of ByteDance's purpose. Our products are built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make our innovations possible. Together, we inspire creativity and enrich life - a mission we aim towards achieving every day. To us, every challenge, no matter how ambiguous, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always. At ByteDance, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the users we serve. Join us. About the Team The R&D Services team works to build out the backend services, development infrastructure, and best practices that enable ByteDance engineers to deliver high-quality features and systems to our users. We aim to provide systems enabling development and operation to be more productive and secure. The systems we are building include Cloud IDE, code and build systems, CI/CD software, Micro service monitoring and profiling and Data analysis platform. We are looking for engineers who have good backend design and/or infra experience to join our team. As a software engineer in the R&D Services team, you will - Build development infra including Cloud IDE, Repo&code management and CI/CD systems - Build advanced intelligent data platforms, help client developers make decisions to optimize the user experience of our products. - Build Bytedance staging environment for TikTok, Ads, Shopping to enable internal isolate user and traffic from Prod, scale distributed applications, tweak technology like K8S, RPC, DB, MQ, KAFKA, HDFS, Hive, Yarn, build monitor and alert system. - Research and convert state of art computer engineering technology into the real product.
Required: - Bachelor degree in computer science or a related technical discipline with 5+ years' industry experience and 3+ year performance optimization experience; - Experience working with Android/Java/Objective-C/Python/Golang; - Experience in one or more of the following: private or public cloud, backend architecture, storage system, databases, CI/CD system, build infrastructure and big data Preferred: - Full-stack development experience - Experience with technical leadership and dealing with ambiguity - Strong strategic thinking and team collaboration skills 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 are passionate about this and hope you are too. ByteDance Inc. 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
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【For Pay Transparency】Compensation Description (annually)

The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $194000 - $355000 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.

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