Developer Tool, Data Engineer

Developer Tool, Data Engineer


Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in an 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, and crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet.

As a Dev Tool, Data Engineer on the Search & Discovery (S&D) Platform team at Roblox, you’ll be part of the core engineers to build Roblox’s own discovery (Search & Recommendation) system. You will have the opportunity to redefine how 100’s of Millions of our players find the most interesting games to play or best users to be friends with. Simply said you will influence how Roblox’s 100 Millions+ MAU discover best content on Roblox‘s platform. 


You are:

  • Experienced: You have a BS degree (or equivalent professional experience) in Computer Science or related engineering field with several years of experience.
  • A jack of many trades and enjoy it: Love automation and quickly put together scripts to automate repetitive jobs.
  • Passionate about automation: As we provide Data as a Service, you’ll be working to build, automate and secure application configuration, auto deployment and provisioning services (Chef, Kubernetes, Docker, etc.).
  • A Linux native: You have Linux system admin level system-analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting experience.
  • Up-to-speed on all things Cloud: You have working experience with public cloud (AWS preferred) and private cloud (OpenStack preferred) solutions.
  • Adaptable: You are capable of adjusting to new challenges, and experimentation is in your blood.
  • Experienced extracting key metrics data from different sources, designing the data store and putting it on dashboards.
  • Experienced with automation with test and or build deploy system (a huge plus).
  • You should be comfortable learning new systems and APIs quickly.
  • Experienced with majority of these: Maven, Git, Jenkins, Grafana, Dockers, Databases (SQL/NoSQL) etc. 
  • Hands on with Scripting (Python, Shell, Perl etc.), 1 or more programming languages (Java, Python, C# etc), Java Script, HTML/CSS (web apps), tomcat or other web application servers.
  • Experienced with building large scale complex system incrementally. Should be able to come-up with MVP and build on that. 

You Will:

  • Own all different data pipeline (there are many) for Search and Discovery.
  • Help automated tons to ad-hoc jobs we have for monitoring many different activities for Search and Discovery. 
  • Identify and extract all the KPI for all important metrics (operational and user behavior) and put these on a dashboards.
  • Help automate all aspects of development - deployment process. 
  • Help define all the monitoring we have in place for high availability of out S&D systems. 
  • You’ll be building scalable, enterprise grade web-based tools from scratch for Search and Discovery platform. (JavaScript, HTML, Python and other web based technologies).
  • Work closely with engineering and data science engineers for recommendation & ranking  to improve the technology and models that drive recommendations.
  • Gets satisfaction about building a tool that makes everyone’s life at work just a little better every day.

You’ll Love:

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage 
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • 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 


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