Tech Lead Manager, Large Language Models & Generative AI



Software Engineering, Data Science
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024
Tech Lead Manager, Large Language Models & Generative AI
San Jose Regular R&D Job ID: A157962
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 team is working on the next generation large language model-based applications. Our focus is on the artificial intelligence, leveraging our expertise to develop sophisticated AI algorithms that can understand, learn, predict, and significantly improve user experience. We aim to revolutionize the way we interact with machines, making them more intuitive and human-like than ever before. Driven by a commitment to excellence and a robust understanding of AI capabilities, we are pushing the boundaries of what's possible in language model-based applications. Responsibilities: - Develop and implement advanced algorithms for AI applications to drive exploration and application of cutting-edge technologies. - Improve natural language understanding, including intent recognition, structured/unstructured, characterization learning for short/long texts, etc. - Responsible for the full-stack development of large-scale machine learning systems and recommendation systems, exploring the personalized application of ultra-large-scale models. - Apply LLM-related techniques to explore information finding within large model-based AI applications.
- Strong design and coding capability, able to deliver high quality design and code. - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to see the essence of the problem from complicated data. - Proficient in one or more algorithmic strategies, such as NLU, Recall, or Sort. Familiarity with the latest Large Language Model (LLM) technologies. - Experience in algorithm development such as large-scale search, recommendation, LLM system. 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 $224000 - $410000 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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