Full Stack Web Engineer - Search

ROBLOX – The Imagination Platform

Help us build the world’s best user generated gaming platform, supporting integrated desktop and mobile gameplay. We have a viral gaming directory, a massive virtual goods catalog, and an engaged social network.

The Roblox Search Team is looking for an outstanding engineer to help build the next-generation of search features that support millions of transactions. Candidates must be willing to take on challenging projects in the fields of search relevancy, ranking, indexing, and architecture.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply knowledge data mining and natural language processing algorithms for development of key Roblox Search features
  • Develop core technologies required for search that can be scaled for various languages
  • Develop processes and metrics to help build high quality search pipeline
  • Bring creative ideas for Roblox products/services and leverage the power of large amount of data to solve complex problems
  • Design, develop and deploy software solutions that impacts millions of Roblox customers

Must Haves:

  • Demonstrated broad understanding of search domain encompassing data, algorithms, and user experience
  • Knowledge of Open Source search projects Lucene and Elasticsearch
  • Ability to provide highly complex analytical solutions within established timelines is essential
  • Experience architecting, implementing and supporting large scale enterprise search platforms

Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of or experience with Machine Learning, and Information Retrieval is a definite plus

Perks & Benefits:

  • Work with an awesome team of smart and motivated people on cool and unique projects that are used by millions of active users every day
  • ROBLOX Admin badge for your avatar, and rockstar status with our community
  • Unlimited paid vacation
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Free catered lunches & a fully stocked kitchen with unlimited snacks
  • 401K
  • Robust medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Free onsite parking & other commuter benefits

Roblox is the largest social platform for play that allows kids to imagine, create, and play together in immersive 3D worlds. Over 22 million user-generated online games have been produced on the Roblox platform with over 40 million players visiting Roblox every month to create adventures, play games, roleplay, and learn with friends in a family-friendly environment. Roblox is accessible on all modern smartphones, tablets, desktops, Xbox One, Oculus Rift, and other popular VR platforms. Roblox was ranked #37 in the Consumer Products and Services category for overall revenue in Inc. Magazine’s 2016 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. 

Roblox – Powering Imagination.


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