Information Security Engineers

TiktokSan Jose, CA

3 months ago


Job Title

Information Security Engineer Intern (Security Engineering-Security Assurance) - 2024 Summer (BS/MS)

Job Location

San Jose

Job Overview

TikTok is seeking an Information Security Engineer Intern for the 2024 Summer internship program. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to join the Security Assurance team and gain hands-on experience in program analysis techniques, security assessments, and software engineering. This internship offers a unique chance to work on cutting-edge security projects and contribute to the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity.


  • Hourly rate: $45
  • Medical insurance coverage: 100% premium coverage for Full-Time intern after 90 days from hire date (medical coverage only, no dental or vision coverage)
  • Time off and leave plans: Paid holidays and paid sick leave (sick leave entitlement based on the time you join)
  • Additional benefits: Mental and emotional health benefits through the Employee Assistance Program, reimbursement for mobile phone expense.


  • Expand existing program analysis toolchain by implementing widely adopted techniques and state-of-the-art ideas.
  • Conduct fuzzing engine experimentation and performance improvements.
  • Enhance static analysis checkers and frameworks used within TikTok.
  • Benchmark and analyze performance of tools and techniques for automated vulnerability discovery.
  • Develop and maintain systems and infrastructure for program analysis automation.
  • Give tech talks and demos to the team on your project.


  • Currently pursuing an Undergraduate/Master degree in Digital Forensics, Cyber or Information Security, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.
  • Able to commit to a 12-week Summer 2024 internship.
  • Proficiency in at least two of the following languages: C/C++, Golang, Python, JS/TypeScript, Node.js.
  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and system security.
  • Self-driven and capable of applying theoretical concepts in practice.
  • Must have work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire and throughout the internship.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Computer Science23%

  • Management Science12%

  • Computer And Information Systems Security Information Assurance8%

  • Computer Engineering6%

  • Cyber Computer Forensics And Counterterrorism5%

  • 113 other majors45%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Ernst & Young
  • PwC
  • Accenture
  • Deloitte
  • IBM
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For San Jose, CA | $4,948/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,449

  • Miscellaneous$1,057

  • Food$550

  • Utilities$534

  • Transportation$358


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