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Software Engineer Intern (Recommendation Infrastructure) - 2024 Fall (BS/ MS) - San Jose



22d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Software Engineering
  • San Jose

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  • You must be pursuing a degree in software development or related field, skilled in programming languages like C, C++, Java, or Golang, have effective communication skills, and possess a sense of ownership and drive. Work authorization and experience in personalized recommendations or related areas are preferred.
  • You will build and maintain high performance online services for recommendation systems, develop data pipelines, work on globalized large-scale systems, and design high performance computing frameworks.


  • Currently pursuing an Undergraduate/Masters degree in Software Development, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline.
  • Experience in programming, included but not limited to, the following programming languages: C, C++, Java or Golang.
  • Effective communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduating December 2024 onwards with intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship.
  • Demonstrated software engineering experience from previous internship, work experience, coding competitions, or publications.
  • Demonstrated experience in one area of the following areas: personalized recommendations, search engine, machine learning, distributed storage system, big data frameworks is a plus.


  • This internship provides students the opportunity to join one of our engineering teams where you will have the opportunity to:
  • Build and maintain high performance online services for TikTok recommendation system.
  • Build extremely efficient and reliable data pipelines for candidates generation, profile generation, training examples generation, realtime online training, etc.
  • Work with your mentor to build globalized large-scale recommendation system.
  • Design and develop high performance computing frameworks and storage systems.

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TikTok is a social media platform where users create and share short videos on various topics, including entertainment, education, and lifestyle. Their ultimate goal is to inspire creativity and bring joy to people's lives through engaging and entertaining content. TikTok's purpose is to provide a platform for self-expression and connection, fostering a global community where individuals can express themselves authentically and connect with others who share similar interests and passions.