Senior Software Development Engineer - Database NoSQL Redis



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024
Senior Software Development Engineer - Database NoSQL Redis
Seattle Regular R&D Job ID: A155625
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. Our database development team is responsible for building and owning database products used by TikTok's infrastructure including but not limited to relational databases, distributed cache, key-value stores, document stores, and Graph stores. In this team, you’ll have the opportunity to develop and enhance that NoSQL database service in a cloud-native environment. We embrace a culture of self-direction, intellectual curiosity, openness, and problem-solving. If you are a passionate and experienced engineer with a strong background in cloud database development, eager to contribute to cutting-edge technologies and support mission-critical business systems, we encourage you to apply. Join us in shaping the future of cloud databases. Responsibilities: - Lead the development of cutting-edge, high-performance, cost-effective, and large-scale cloud database products. - Support the Volcano Engine and ByteDance business systems, serving a wide range of core business functions within the group, including but not limited to Douyin, e-commerce, Toutiao, Feishu, etc. - Take charge of the design and development of cloud database products, working on the next generation of cloud database products. - Continuously improve and enhance core product performance, stability, cost efficiency, and persistence, supporting billions of requests and a massive user base. - Conduct in-depth research on new theories, technologies, and hardware in the industry and academia. Facilitate their implementation in production environments to enhance the overall competitiveness of the product.
Qualifications: - BS or a higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related fields - 5+ years of backend engineering experience in at least one of C/C++/Go/Java, with a strong foundation in data structures and algorithms. - Relevant development experience in the database domain, with a solid understanding of principles in distributed systems, operating systems, networks, and databases. - Experience in programming and practical implementation of high-performance, large-scale distributed storage systems, emphasizing enterprise-level product quality. -Ability to think independently, proactively identify and solve problems, excellent communication skills, a curiosity for technology, an extreme dedication to research, and a willingness to take on challenges. Preferred Qualifications: -Mastery of source code for systems like Redis, RocksDB, pika, and Ceph; preference is given to those who have contributed to open-source communities. -Proficiency in using K8S and understanding its principles. -Familiarity with protocols such as CXL/RDMA, and technology involving the fusion of software and hardware. 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 $184300 - $389500 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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