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Machine Learning Engineer Graduate (Monetization Technology-Monetization GenAI)- 2024 Start (PhD)



Software Engineering, IT
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023
Machine Learning Engineer Graduate (Monetization Technology-Monetization GenAI)- 2024 Start (PhD)
San Jose Regular R&D - Algorithm Graduates- 2024 Start Job ID: A81349
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. We are Generative AI team under Monetization Technology. Our team focuses on developing cutting-edge Generative AI techs across all modalities, including text, image, videos, landing pages, etc., and creates industry-leading technical solutions to improve creative efficiency for advertisers, agencies and creators. We are committed to automated creative workflows by leveraging Generative AI technologies, to increase overall revenue for advertisers, agencies and creators. We aim to drive and lead the generative AI in the ads tech and creative industry, powering products and driving values for our clients, creators, and the whole ecosystem. We are looking for ML engineers who are excited to grow their business understanding, build highly scalable and reliable software/infrastructure, partner across functions with global teams, and make big impacts. If you are someone who welcomes challenges, we are eager to have you on the team! We are looking for talented individuals to join our team 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. Successful candidates must be able to commit to one of the following start dates below: 1. January 16, 2024 2. February 5, 2024 3. March 4, 2024 4. May 20, 2024 5. June 10, 2024 6. July 15, 2024 7. August 12, 2024 We will prioritize candidates who are able to commit to these start dates. Please state your availability and graduation date clearly in your resume. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as early as possible. 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. Online Assessment Candidates who pass resume evaluation will be invited to participate in TikTok's technical online assessment in HackerRank. Responsibilities - Develop Marketing Multi-Modal LLMs, align visual and language information based on LLMs and CLIP/BLIP models, improve content understanding and generation through data construction, instruct optimization and model tuning - Develop marketing image generation models, optimize SD models to improve identity preservation and visual/delivery performance. - Explore video editing and production models and end-to-end video generation technology. - Track the latest technologies in the industrial creative, multimodal, and generative AI fields, apply them to improve advertising creativity understanding, automatic generation, and optimization scenarios.
- Graduate with a background in Software Development, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline - Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment. - Great potential, good product sense, able to apply algorithms in product form, and able to lead progress and achieve results in projects. - Familiar with machine learning and data mining, with in-depth theoretical research and practical experience, and able to apply them in business; preferred: published papers in top conferences such as KDD, AAAI, CIKM, WWW, RecSys, NeurlPS, ACL, EMNLP, and familiar with TensorFlow/PyTorch frameworks and principles. - Sensitive to data and business, passionate about solving challenging problems, and possess strong abstraction, project promotion, and innovation abilities. Preferred Qualifications - 5+ years of relevant development experience and demonstrated knowledge of natural language processing, computer vision, recommendation algorithms, advertising algorithms, search algorithms, etc. 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. TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at By submitting an application for this role, you accept and agree to our global applicant privacy policy, which may be accessed here:
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【For Pay Transparency】Compensation Description (annually)

The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $145000 - $250000 annually.

Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.

Our company benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support our employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees:

We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care.

Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability.

We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.