Machine Learning Engineer (Recommendation), TikTok e-Commerce Alliance - 2024 Start

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Job Summary

S$6,500 - S$13,000 / Monthly

Job Type


Years of Experience
At least 0 years

Tech Stacks
Caffe XGBoost TensorFlow C++ Python

Job Description

TikTok will be prioritizing applicants who have a current right to work in Singapore, and do not require TikTok's sponsorship of a visa.

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

Creation is the core of TikTok's purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.

Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.

To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.

At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.

Join us.

About the Team

The e-commerce alliance team aims to serve merchants and creators on the e-commerce platform to meet merchants' business indicators and improve creators' creative efficiency. By cooperating with merchants and creators, we aim to provide high-quality content and a personalized shopping experience for TikTok users, create efficient shopping tools at seller centers, and promote cooperation between merchants and creators.

We are looking for talented individuals to join us in 2024. As a graduate, you will get unparalleled opportunities for you to kickstart your career, pursue bold ideas and explore limitless growth opportunities. Co-create a future driven by your inspiration with TikTok.

Candidates can apply to a maximum of two positions and will be considered for jobs in the order you apply. The application limit is applicable to TikTok and its affiliates' jobs globally. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis - we encourage you to apply early.


- Build and design large-scale machine learning algorithms to model the real-time interests of creators to improve conversion efficiency

- Optimize TikTok's massive commodity relationship mining and ranking and recall of creators' product recommendations, and improve the overall GMV of the platform

- Use the large scale of data to deeply analyze the behavior of creators and merchants and build targeted algorithm strategies to empower creators and merchants, improve merchants' monetization efficiency, and boost industrial upgrading

- Support the rapid development of TikTok's e-commerce business, serve millions of merchants, explore more efficient business models, satisfy users with the best shopping experience, and promote healthy ecological development

- Support the production of scalable and optimised AI/machine learning (ML) models

- Focus on building algorithms for the extraction, transformation and loading of large volumes of realtime, unstructured data to deploy AI/ML solutions from theoretical data science models

- Run experiments to test the performance of deployed models, and identifies and resolves bugs that arise in the process

- Work in a team setting and apply knowledge in statistics, scripting and programming languages required by the firm

- Work with the relevant software platforms in which the models are deployed


- Final year or recent graduate with a background in Software Development, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline

- Experience with solid theoretical foundation of machine learning;

- Familiar with common algorithms such as matrix factorization, GBDT, LTR, Word2vec, DIN, Deep&Wide;

- Proficient in Python and C++ languages

- Proficiency in using any of the following open source tools: XGboost, TensorFlow, Caffe;

- Have excellent learning ability and good communication and cooperative spirit.

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.

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If you have any questions, please reach out to us at [email protected].