Senior Game AI Software Engineer - Simulation - C++

  • Location
    • San Mateo, CA
  • Date Posted
  • Sep. 20, 2021
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • 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 a Senior Game AI Engineer, you will create the systems and tools to make AI agents with customizable traits a reality for multiple gameplay styles and genres. Your work in pathfinding, path planning, motion planning, reasoning and procedural behaviors will empower developers to deepen the immersion of user generated games. You will be an early part of our team, in our mission to bring life to the metaverse.

You are:

  • An experienced Game Engines engineer: You are proficient in C++, multithreading, 3D math and data structures.
  • A Game AI nerd: You are familiar with different paradigms, data representations, tools, tricks and techniques.
  • Creative: You enjoy exploring new solutions to difficult problems.
  • You will work with other team members and groups.
  • You always want to learn.
  • You have thought about navigation maps and the best way to implement them
  • You have 5+ years of experience in AI.

You will:

  • Work on game AI systems that must run on all platforms and will reach millions of players.
  • You take ownership of projects throughout their lifecycle.
  • Prototype new ideas and evaluate them.
  • Create demos to showcase what is possible.


  • Experience working with multiplayer games.
  • Experience working with Lua.

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