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 Principal Network Security Engineer you will identify security gaps and threats in our network. Roblox owns and operates its own data centers and also has a number of public cloud uses which makes our network threat landscape broad.
Harden our network by setting architectural direction and standards, and by implementing network-layer controls and standards.
Work with the Information Security team
Reporting to the Director Infrastructure security
Collaborate closely with almost all teams in InfoSec (infrastructure security, cloud sec, application security, and identity)
Partner with teams across all of our infrastructure group.
7+ years of experience: working in information security
5+ years of experience: focusing on network security
Deep knowledge of: Internet routing and security best practices
Direct knowledge of: network attack vectors, techniques, and remediations
Experience with: programming with languages like Python or Go
Understanding of: network security and cloud security concepts and best practices
Knowledge and experience: with scalable network engineering and network security techniques and designs
Collaborative: You love working with your direct team and cross-functional partners.
Thoughtful of build vs. buy decisions: You can build solutions, but you also review what tools are available.
Comfortable with ambiguity: You can gather data and make informed decisions when there is no clear answer.
Eager to solve hard problems: You challenge the status quo when it no longer makes sense, and don't shy away from big challenges.
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
Industry-leading compensation package
Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
A rewarding 401k program
Flexible vacation policy
Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy
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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
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