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Every day, tens of millions of people come to Roblox to explore, create, play, learn, and connect with friends in 3D immersive digital experiences– all created by our global community of developers and creators.

At Roblox, we’re building the tools and platform that empower our community to bring any experience that they can imagine to life. Our vision is to reimagine the way people come together, from anywhere in the world, and on any device. We’re on a mission to connect a billion people with optimism and civility, and looking for amazing talent to help us get there.

A career at Roblox means you’ll be working to shape the future of human interaction, solving unique technical challenges at scale, and helping to create safer, more civil shared experiences for everyone.

As a Software Engineer in Roblox's Compute Machine Bootstrap pod, you'll directly influence the evolution of our Private Cloud. Reporting to Kilian Ciuffolo, the EM for the Machine Management layer, you will build products to streamline provisioning and monitoring across our infrastructure, improving capacity delivery, uptime, and OS security.

You will:

  • Develop the Machine Agent for efficient hardware/software monitoring, runtime updates, and secure machine access.

  • Take charge of the machine lifecycle remote control, ensuring smooth functionality.

  • Handle OS installation, firmware provisioning, and secure recycling processes.

  • Build a robust framework for HW/OS/Kernel validation and performance tuning.

  • Provide abstraction across cloud and on-premise systems, supporting stateful services.

You have:

  • 10+ years of industry experience.

  • Leadership experience as Tech Lead.

  • Cross-functional experience delivering big projects over multiple quarters.

  • A preference for building autonomous systems over ops and repetitive tasks.

  • An understanding of the importance of documentation for large-scale systems.

  • A passion for production health and reliable, sustainable production systems.

You are:

  • Driven towards action.

  • A team player who values collaboration and feedback.

  • Committed to process improvement and learning. You are always looking for ways to improve the quality and efficiency of your work and the work of your team.

  • Excited about the problem space (But may not have experience in this specific area of infrastructure)

This role has an in office requirement.

For roles that are based at our headquarters in San Mateo, CA: The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.

Annual Salary Range

$283,780—$331,640 USD

Roles that are based in our San Mateo, CA Headquarters are in-office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with optional in-office on Monday and Friday (unless otherwise noted).

You’ll Love:

  • Industry-leading compensation package

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • A rewarding 401k program

  • Flexible vacation policy

  • Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy

  • Roblox Admin badge for your avatar

  • At Roblox HQ:

    • 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

Roblox provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.