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Backend Software Engineer Intern (Product RD and Infrastructure-Global E-Commerce) - 2024 Fall (BS/MS)



12d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Software Engineering
  • Seattle

AI generated summary

  • You: Pursuing a degree in Computer Science, with backend development skills in Java/Golang/Python/Scala/C++. Familiar with data structures, algorithms, and databases. Agile, self-motivated, collaborative team player passionate about software development.
  • You will develop highly scalable and secure backend services for e-commerce products, optimize systems for efficiency and data security, design data analytics platforms, and implement best-in-class privacy practices.


  • Currently pursuing an Undergraduate/Graduate degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline
  • Able to commit to working for 12 weeks during Summer 2024
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.
  • Familiarity with backend development, and at least one of Java/Golang/Python/Scala/C++ languages.
  • Basic understanding of data structure, algorithm design and analysis, networking, data security and highly scalable systems design.
  • Familiarity of common databases and messaging frameworks like MySQL/Redis/Kafka etc.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Agile, quick self-learner, highly self-motivated with strong sense of product ownership and creative problem solver.
  • Deeply passionate about software coding/development and building great mobile/web applications.
  • Good collaborator and team player, comfortable working in a fast moving, culturally diverse and globally distributed team environment.


  • This internship provides students the opportunity to join one of our engineering teams where you will have the opportunity to build a system that is data-and-algorithm-driven, with high concurrency, high availability, and low latency, including:
  • Develop efficient, highly scalable and secured services that power e-commerce products.
  • Optimize backend systems and services for data security, modularity, computational efficiency and scalability.
  • Design and develop data services and analytics platforms for e-commerce applications.
  • Develop best-in-class user privacy and data security engineering practices across all product engineering disciplines.


What is the duration of the internship for the Backend Software Engineer position at ByteDance?

The internship for the Backend Software Engineer position at ByteDance runs for 12 weeks beginning in August of 2024.

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ByteDance is a global incubator of platforms at the cutting edge of commerce, content, entertainment and enterprise services - over 2.5bn people interact with ByteDance products including TikTok. 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. At ByteDance, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the users we serve. We are committed to building a safe, healthy and positive online environment for all our users.