Principal Software Engineer - Social Core
- San Mateo, CA
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.
As a Principal Software Engineer, Social Core, you’ll be in charge of our core social services (presence, notifications, etc…) that are used by our 160M+ monthly users. If you are an experienced developer with a deep understanding of large scale systems, you’ll be right at home within our highly-skilled and rapidly growing social team.
- Experienced: You have 8+ years of experience in working on core service oriented architecture with a proven track record of solving high concurrency issues. You own a BS in Computer Science, MS/PhD are a definite plus.
- Intrepid: Scaling for multiple millions of concurrent users is exciting to you… You know it will take a lot to make it right, but you are impatient to get going...
- Knowledgeable: You have a deep understanding of all aspects of designing and building highly available microservices.
- Versatile: you’re a jack of all trades and you have mastered one or more object oriented languages and technologies already; you can easily adapt to any situation when the need arises and come with the right solution.
- Creative: You take a creative and strategic approach to solving hard problems and driving new tools/functionality for our developers
- Team-oriented: You are able to work well as part of a team and know how to collaborate with all participants to develop the best solutions.
- Build the next gen software & systems to support Roblox's massive user growth, while supporting the existing systems that can already handle millions of concurrent users.
- Come up with great solutions while we're moving from service oriented architecture to containerized microservice model to scale to our ever increasing load.
- Constantly think about how we can improve our processes and structure to enforce quality while we iterate quickly on feature development.
- Collaborate with product and design to push the boundary of what is possible.
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
- Free catered lunches and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
- Robust medical, dental and vision insurance
- Fitness reimbursement program
- 401K program
- Pre-tax commuter program
- Unlimited vacation policy
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