Senior Software Engineer for Storage Platform

  • 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 (Sr.) Software Engineer for Storage Platform, you’ll be innovating & running Roblox’s storage platform by designing, implementing and operating our large scale KV store, Caching, Kafka and Object Storage etc. - internal Infrastructure-as-a-Service offerings.

You are:

  • Strong experience designing & delivering large-scale distributed systems handling billions of real-time requests per second. Deep Knowledge in one or more following technologies: Caching(Redis), Kafka , KV store(CockroachDB), OLAP(ClickHouse), Object Storage system is a plus
  • Strong experience building deployment pipelines on top of container orchestrators like Kubernetes or Nomad and service discovery systems like Consul
  • Strong experience with programming languages like Rust, Go, Java or C++
  • Strong scripting and test automation abilities
  • Experience with telemetry stacks, like Grafana, Prometheus monitoring, AlertManager and Kibana
  • BS degree (or equivalent professional experience) in Computer Science, with at least 2 years of hands on experience

You will:

  • Have a leading role in designing, implementing and running our internal Infra-as-a-Service offerings on top of a container orchestrator platform
  • Improve & scale our large distributed 24x7 services and deliver features with urgency, cost efficiency, zero down time and high reliability
  • Design and build frameworks or tools to automate development, testing deployment, management and monitoring of mission critical services
  • Collaborate with partner teams,  producing project work plans, measurable metrics, delivery milestones , rollout plan, oncall alerts and runbooks while leveraging existing technology stack
  • Give a high level of attention to create high quality & reusable code , keep development continuously without compromising site reliability
  • Work with stakeholders to influence the strategy for the next generation of product features and system capabilities, identifying the best practical way to deliver impactful functionalities
  • Improve SLA of the offering services and end-end rollout time of our suite of software solutions

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