Software Engineer- Studio Tools

    • San Mateo, CA


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.

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 the best content creation tools for our developers.

As a Senior Engineer in the Developer Tools team you will leverage and build on Roblox Studio to create, expand, and improve the modeling capabilities of our development suite.

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

You are strong in C++, or other OOD language, data structures, algorithms, and 3D mathematics. Experience with game engine development and/or CAD application development is especially interesting. We are an Agile team, so make sure you are comfortable with the core concepts of the Scrum and Kanban project processes.

You Are:

  • A confident C++ programmer with 5+ years of professional experience
  • Experienced with 3D programming and familiar with linear algebra
  • Familiar with exporting data from Blender, Maya, Max, or Houdini
  • Knowledgeable with 3D game engines
  • Able to write clear design specs, mentor engineers, and guide projects from beginning to end
  • Experienced with profiling, optimization, along with developing tools and workflows
  • Test driven: you love writing tests

You Will:

  • Create best-in-class developer facing modeling tools using C++ and Lua in Roblox Studio
  • Improve the workflow of our community’s content creators
  • 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
  • Take ownership of projects throughout their full life cycles and self-organize your work
  • Integrate with embedded QA to ensure that bugs are caught early and fixed quickly
  • Maintain and improve an existing codebase
  • Write and maintain automated tests

You'll Love:

  • 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 super-cool Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
  • Rock star status with our community


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.

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