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Software Engineer - TikTok Accessibility, Android - San Jose


San Jose, CA,US

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.

By joining the team, you will have opportunities to work on variants of projects to improve existing product accessibility experience, introduce industry leading new accessibility-first features. You will also have opportunities to build accessibility foundations and tools for engineers across TikTok.

About the Job
At TikTok, we strive to make our products available to everyone. The work we do ensures that all users will be able to enjoy the delight we provide.

On TikTok Accessibility team, we work collaboratively with our engineers, partner with designer, product managers and other teams across TikTok. By joining the team, you will have opportunities to work on various projects to improve existing product accessibility experience, introduce new features to enhance TikTok accessibility. You will also have opportunities to develop TikTok accessibility foundations and tools.


Design and maintain shared UI frameworks and provide accessibility support.
Support teams on product feature review, technical design consulting, adding/improving accessibility support.
Develop and maintain automation tools like linters, static analyzers, automation tests foundation frameworks.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience in Android development
Experience coding in one or more of the following programming languages: Java, Kotlin

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of Android accessibility
Experience coding in C, C++ or Python
Expertise in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale Android applications
Experience with optimizing large-scale applications accessibility experience
Effective communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
Ability to have a systematic problem-solving approach.

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
Job Information
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.

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