Every day, tens of millions of people come to Roblox to explore, create, play, learn, and connect with friends in 3D immersive digital experiences– all created by our global community of developers and creators. At Roblox, we’re building the tools and platform that empower our community to bring any experience that they can imagine to life
Our vision is to reimagine the way people come together, from anywhere in the world, and on any device.We’re on a mission to connect a billion people with optimism and civility, and looking for amazing talent to help us get there. A career at Roblox means you’ll be working to shape the future of human interaction, solving unique technical challenges at scale, and helping to create safer, more civil shared experiences for everyone.As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll develop tooling, libraries, services, and frameworks that provide resiliency and promote reliability
You will report to either a Senior Manager or Director of Reliability.You Will:Create libraries that promote fault-tolerance and resilience– like retries, circuit breakers, and adaptive concurrency limits.Build, automate and standardize process automation to create a “golden path” of tooling and platform support, that powers the fundamental Roblox ecosystem.Create tooling that provides production guardrails, for example evaluating release candidate capacity with load testing tooling before deploying to production.Create performance monitoring services and observability towards understanding capacity issues and platform degradations.Create tooling that monitors production services and their changes, like generalized canarying services with alerting.You Have:Experience: you have a BS degree (or equivalent professional experience) in Computer Science or related engineering field with at least 4 years of experience including at least 2 years in SRE Tools or Software Engineering.Passion for systems: You have experience and good habits around building software and tools and getting them adopted
Your system’s focus informs a view of code needing to be reliable.You Are:A Partner: You know that the best tools integrate broadly with the tooling ecosystem
You approach partners and processes with curiosity and want to understand a problem before you start coding.A Coder- you have experience writing common programming languages (Go, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, and/or Java…).Excited about getting in front of complex problems, organizing your work by any means possible; overcome emergent issues and contributing to long-running projects as a part of the team.You ask the right questions to solve issues within your expertise and you use data to test your theories.You have experience in large project lifecycles
You have experienced working in sprints, breaking down complex tasks into milestones, and reporting status to keep project scheduling accurate.This role has a 3x a week in office requirement.For roles that are based at our headquarters in San Mateo, CA: The starting base pay for this position is as shown below
The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs and market demand
Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range
This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.  All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.Annual Salary Range$218,540—$283,780 USDYou’ll Love: Industry-leading compensation packageExcellent medical, dental, and vision coverageA rewarding 401k programFlexible vacation policyRoflex – Flexible and supportive work policy Roblox Admin badge for your avatarAt Roblox HQ: Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacksOnsite fitness center and fitness program creditAnnual CalTrain Go PassRoblox provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Recommended Skills

  • Automation
  • Business Requirements
  • Fault Tolerance
  • Information Technology
  • Java (Programming Language)
  • Java Script (Programming Language)

Tagged as: Circuit Breakers, Computer Science, Curiosity, Ecosystem, Fault, Javascript, Load Testing, Performance, Python, Reliability, Ruby, Scheduling, Software Engineering, Tolerance, Tooling, Writing

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