Senior Software Engineer (Data) - Search and Discovery

  • Location
    • San Mateo, CA
  • Date Posted
  • Sep. 20, 2021
  • Function
  • Data Science
  • Sector
  • Entertainment

Every day, tens of millions of people from around the world come to Roblox to play, learn, work, and socialize in immersive digital experiences created by the community.

Our vision is to build a platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. This is what’s known as the metaverse: a persistent space where anyone can do just about anything they can imagine, from anywhere in the world and on any device. The breadth of opportunities, and the evolving demands of this first-of-its-kind platform, ensure that your avenues for growth are always expanding and flexible.

Join us and you’ll usher in a new category of human interaction while solving exceptional challenges that you won’t find anywhere else.

As an S&D Software Engineer (Data) you will have the opportunity to work on the various big data systems used by S&D. These include batch and streaming pipelines, feature stores, recommendation systems, search engine indexing. People in this role should expect challenges requiring a variety of skillsets including: building microservices and pipelines, managing data infrastructure, data analysis, and scaling machine learning workloads.

We Will:

  • Define and build the Data Infra for S&D workflows
  • Build tooling to interact with S&D data systems
  • Build batch and streaming pipelines that populate S&D data stores such as the Signal Platform
  • Build and maintain complex backend systems used in serving search and recommendations

You Are:

  • 5+ years experience working on data heavy applications
  • Fluency in SQL and another modern programming language such as Java, Python, Scala, C#, etc.
  • Experience with big data tools/frameworks such as Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Kafka, Flink, etc.
  • Experience building and scaling microservices

You May Have:

  • Worked with ETL orchestration tools like Airflow, Luigi, etc.
  • Familiarity with Elasticsearch
  • Worked with Terraform or similar tools to manage IaC
  • Equal Employment Opportunity statement below...

You’ll Love:

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
  • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
  • Annual CalTrain Go Pass
  • A Roblox Admin badge for your avatar