Senior SysOps Engineer

ROBLOX – The Imagination Platform

Our infrastructure management system is highly automated, enabling engineers to interact with thousands of servers across multiple environments in parallel via the command line. Our application space includes database scalability, caching, message queuing, wide-table search, recommendations, user ratings, services for mobile devices, gaming cloud management, and virtualization. We live in both the cloud and traditional data center environments.

  • Maintain a 99.9% SLA for a 24/7/365 production environment
  • Develop automation to automatically detect and recover production issues in all layers from hardware, configuration, networking, and vendor outages, and continuous software upgrades
  • Quickly resolve complex problems encountered during the installation and operation of our applications, to ensure negligible impact on players and internal operations
  • Prioritize and multitask daily responsibilities, while being flexible enough to respond to emergent high-priority issues
  • Design, deploy and configure extremely complex computing environments
  • Assist in implementing disaster recovery procedures and system failover efforts
  • Collaborate with highly skilled and driven colleagues in a dynamic, agile environment
  • Manage systems and develop contingency plans
  • Participate in on-call rotations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years of experience in ops-related systems implementation
  • Extensive experience in both Windows and Linux (any flavor)
  • Experience maintaining and debugging L2/L3 networks
  • Experience in hardware failure diagnostics, security and database capacity
  • Experience with server performance and failure monitoring/diagnostics
  • Knowledge of debugging common scripting languages: PowerShell, bash, python.

Great to have:

  • Working knowledge of a continuous integration platform such as Jenkins or TeamCity
  • Experience with automation tools (Chef, Puppet, Orchestra, etc.)

Perks & Benefits:

  • Robust medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k
  • Flexible time-off
  • Wellness reimbursement
  • Free onsite parking & other commuter benefits
  • Free catered lunches & a fully stocked kitchen with unlimited snacks!
  • Chance to work with a top-notch team on cool and unique projects!

ROBLOX is a powerful technology platform that allows users of all ages to create games, play and socialize in immersive 3D worlds.  Over 22 million user generated games have been produced on the ROBLOX platform with more than 28 million players coming each month to socialize, learn, and play in worlds that stretch imaginations. 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. 

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