Senior C++ Engineer

WHY ROBLOX?

Roblox’s imagination platform is ushering in the next generation of entertainment. Roblox enables kids of all ages to imagine, create, and play together in immersive experiences on their phones, desktops, consoles, and VR. Powered by a growing global community of millions of creators, Roblox enables anyone to build, publish, and monetize their creations.

ComScore ranks Roblox as one of the top digital properties in the US for kids under the age of 18 and has been named One of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Inc. 5000 for two consecutive years.

Work with the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, and 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.

 
At Roblox, the Developer Tools team focuses on the millions of game developers on our platform. Its mission is to power rapid development by providing developers with world-class tools & access to high quality content. In this position you will be part of creating a community marketplace for developers to discover, sell, and buy high quality assets.

As a Senior C++ Engineer in the Developer Tools team you will leverage and build on the Roblox game engine to create innovative marketplace tools and experiences for our developers.  

We are looking for engineers passionate about building world-class user experiences which are both usable and performant. Your role will be incredibly high impact and will directly affect our tens of millions of monthly users.

You need to be expert in C++, data structures, algorithms, and networking. Experience with Lua is desired but not required, as is experience in game development. We are an Agile team, so make sure you are comfortable with the core concepts of the Scrum and Kanban project processes.

You Are:

  • An expert C++ programmer with 5+ years of professional experience
  • Experienced, with 5+ years working professionally on consumer-facing UI
  • Experienced with a scripting language like Lua
  • Experienced with the Qt framework (desired, not required)
  • Able to write clear design specs, mentor senior and junior engineers, and guide projects from beginning to end
  • Able to understand user needs and take them into account when programming
  • Attentive to detail
  • Someone with a deep understanding of video game production
  • Passionate about performance
  • Test driven -- you love writing tests

You Will:

  • Create a best-in-class user-facing marketplace using C++ and Lua in Roblox Studio
  • Work closely with product Managers and designers to ensure that the product embodies the shared vision
  • Collaborate with numerous internal teams to help build the world's best user generated gaming platform
  • Integrate with embedded QA to ensure that bugs are caught early and fixed quickly
  • Write and maintain automated tests
  • Self-organize your work and take ownership of projects throughout their full life cycles

You'll Love:

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • A rewarding 401k program

  • A flexible vacation policy

  • Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks

  • An on-site fitness center and fitness credit program

  • An annual CalTrain Go Pass

  • A super cool Roblox Admin badge for your avatar

  • Rock star status with our community

 

Roblox – Powering Imagination.


See Inside the Office of Roblox

ROBLOX was launched in 2006 and is striving to create the Future of Entertainment through their Imagination Platform. Powered by a growing community of over 300,000 creators, ROBLOX leverages their community to create family-friendly user-generated content for all ages. ROBLOX's single code base proprietary cloud is supported on desktop, iOS, Android, Amazon devices, and Xbox One.


Back to top