• Location
    • San Mateo, CA
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 26, 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 Software Engineer you will join the Cache Infrastructure pod that is part of Roblox’s Database Platform Team. We provide a reliable, and scalable caching layer for a variety of complex applications. The quality of our product directly impacts functionality and responsiveness of the Roblox platform.

You are:

  • Experienced: 4 years experience in building large distributed systems serving millions of users
  • Knowledgeable: understanding of Computer Science and Software Engineering practices
  • Driven: You excel when solving complex challenges
  • Adaptable: Shift focus and enjoys working outside your comfort zone
  • Responsible: Build systems that work and keep on working reliably. You are thorough in your designs, rigorous in handling potential failure cases, and in automated testing
  • Curious: Keen to growing, and continually learn about technology developments

You will:

  • Build caching-as-a-service systems to allow on-demand deployment of large-scale Redis and Memcached clusters
  • Solve and automate infrastructure problems through software - observability, provisioning, reliability and clustering
  • Apply diverse tools to solve existing problems: C#, Go, Rust, Docker, Hashistack’s Consul, Vault and Nomad
  • Exude passion as a professional who stands out in a hyper-growth environment
  • Report to Yawei Li

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