Principal Software Engineer - Game Tools Programmer
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.
As a Principal Software Engineer - Game Tools, you will build exciting new features for our game engine's UI tools system. With an incredibly diverse application set, you will work on our completely custom in-house UI system that helps power the millions of games you find on Roblox. We are looking for engineers passionate about building tools to make UI creation as easy and seamless as possible. You need to be proficient in C++, data structures, and algorithms. Experience with Lua is desired but not required, as is experience in game development.
● Experienced. You have 5+ years of professional experience working on a consumer-facing UI framework.
● Proficient in C++
● Passionate about performance
● Well versed in responsive UI design mechanics
● Self-sufficient, self-organized, and able to take ownership of a project throughout its full lifecycle
Nice to Have:
● Experience building online mobile and/or console titles
● Shipped a high-quality UI and tools on a mobile application (iOS, Android)
● Experience working on a browser-based rendering engine
● Experience with Lua
● Experience building games with Roblox Studio
● Help improve, design and implement a world-class UI tools that millions of developers on Roblox will use.
● Maintain and improve existing codebase
● Analyze bug and crash reports, fix problems, and optimize performance
● Collaborate with numerous internal teams to help build the world’s best user generated gaming platform
● 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
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