Backend Software Engineer - Video Infrastructure

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Job Summary

S$11,250 - S$22,500 / Monthly

Job Type


Years of Experience
At least 5 years

Tech Stacks
Python C Linux Java UNIX WebRTC Go C++ TCP

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 and Helo 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.

Team Introduction

Video Infrastructure is a world-leading video platform that provides multi-media storage, delivery, transcoding, and streaming services. We are building the next generation video processing platform and the largest live streaming network, which provides excellent experiences for billions of users around the world. Popular video products of TikTok and its affiliates are all empowered by our cutting-edge cloud technologies. Working in this team, you will have the opportunity to tackle challenges of large-scale networks all over the world, while leveraging your expertise in coding, algorithms, complexity analysis, and large-scale system design.

- Implement and integrate next generation computing platform for multimedia processing, including severless / faas, heterogeneous computing, video intelligence.

- Design, build and maintain a global scale, multi-regional video infrastructure system.

- Design, implement and operate our critical and scalable services, including video delivery services, upload services, and core persistence layer.

- Build live streaming platforms, systems, and infrastructure with knowledge in network and distributed systems.

- Participate in design reviews and code reviews for the video infrastructure team.


Minimum Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical background involving software/system engineering

- Good programming experience with at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Python, or Go.

- Expertise in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

- At least 5 years of working experience in related role

- Experience with network software, e.g. TCP/IP, IP Tables, NAT, Deep Packet Inspection, IPV4, IPV6, routing protocols, etc.

- Experience with CDN, Multimedia, Live Streaming, and WebRTC.

- Familiar with Unix/Linux operating systems.

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.

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