Backend Engineer (Data Services)


Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We’re the one and only fastest-growing entertainment platform that lets anyone teach themselves how to code, publish, and monetize any experience imaginable—across any device—reaching millions of players across the globe. 

The impact that you can have at Roblox is powerful. We’re looking for someone who’s eager to take on a meaningful role in the success of Roblox on a massive scale. Someone who takes play seriously, but also isn’t afraid to have some fun either. Someone who’s ready to take Roblox—and their career—to the next level.
In 2018, we were honored to be recognized as a Certified Great Place to Work®. We’ve fostered a company culture that empowers people to do the most defining work of their career in an environment that’s made up of the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet. Join the Roblox team where play rules and the possibilities are endless.

Work with the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet. The engineers at Roblox are working on the hardest problems in tech today -- distributed systems, real-time communication, 3D co-experience, massive data processing, social networking, rendering, physics, and more. As a Roblox engineer, you will have real ownership and impact across one or more of these domains.

You Will:

  • Help us build one of the greatest data as services (DaaS) platform, enabling our clients and engineers to retrieve data quickly and efficiently at a global scale
  • Design and implement a data service layer backed by APIs, which will cater to all our data requests (SQL, NoSQL), and lead us to optimization and resiliency 
  • Work with a team of great engineers in understanding business objectives, gathering requirements and delivering solutions
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and reliability of our database platform (SQL and NoSQL)
  • Participate in R&D, Analysis, and Proof of Concept in new technology initiatives
You Have:
  • BS degree (or equivalent professional experience) in Computer Science with 5-10 years of experience in data service architecture
  • Strong experience with programming languages like C#, Java, etc.
  • Strong understanding of real time APIs – SOAP, REST, etc.
  • Deep understanding of database fundamentals (SQL, NoSQL)
  • Strong understanding of highly concurrent and scalable server architecture design
  • Experience with one or more of the main cloud environments (AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Self-driven and motivated with a strong work ethic and a passion for problem solving

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

Roblox – Powering Imagination.



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