🚀 Internship

System Software Engineer Summer Intern - 2023 Start


Oct 22

🚀 Summer


Rolling basis


We are looking for talented individuals to join us for a Summer Internship in 2023. Internships at TikTok aim to offer students industry exposure and hands-on experience. Watch your ambitions become reality as your inspiration brings infinite opportunities at TikTok.

This role is part of our STE (System Technology & Engineering) team. This team has been committed to research and engineering development in the primary technology fields, such as operating systems, virtualisation and optimisation of essential system software. As a Software System Engineer, you will have a broad range of technical knowledge and specialise in Linux platforms and software development. You will sit in between the development and operations teams, and your key focus will be to deliver a first-class platform on which our development teams can build on.

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Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


- Developing operating systems in the user mode and the system-level tools.- Design and develop new Linux kernel features- Linux kernel performance analysis, tuning and optimisation for production workloads- Collaborate with global cross-function engineering teams
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- Currently in your penultimate year pursuing a bachelor's degree, or in your final year going on to study a master's, graduating in 2024- Studying computer science, engineering or a related technical discipline- Available from June for at least 12 weeks- Familiar with the operating system and its components, basic knowledge of Linux kernel- Familiar with C or C++, and a master in at least one of other languages such as Python / golang / rust / Java- Familiar with typical data structure and algorithm, multithreading programming and multithreading program performance optimisation
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