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.

About the role

As a Principal Site Reliability Engineer at Roblox you will help build a culture of reliability into the Roblox ecosystem. You will work hand in hand with our Product teams and write tools to keep our uptime high. Our Embedded SRE team focuses on impact and execution, and jumps into issues where a need for increased reliability is identified.

You Have

  • Experience: you have a BS degree (or equivalent professional experience) in Computer Science or related engineering field with at least 8 years of experience with at least 4 years in SRE/DevOps.

  • Systems Engineering: you have experience building, and deploying distributed services and are excited to work with them at a global scale.

  • Programming: you have experience writing common systems programming languages (ie Python, Ruby, JavaScript, Go, …).

  • Organization and Planning: you're excited about getting in front of complex problems, organizing your work to balance of pragmatism, impact, and best practices; overcoming emergent issues and contributing to long-running projects as a part of the team. Thinking ahead with tasks relating to projects and the bottom line are top priority for you.

  • Great Partnership: You know that partnering and good communication leads to the best and broadest impact, so you seek to have no silo walls in your work.

You Will

  • Lead high impact projects that span across multiple teams.

  • Mentor and train other team members.

  • With half your time, you'll partner deeply with Software engineering teams to deeply understand their process and automation needs.

  • With the other half of your time, you'll design, build, automate and improve processes to improve engineering workflows and tools of all kinds. SRE at Roblox are not operations engineers; they are software engineers who code within the platform and tooling feature sets.

  • Play an essential part in our company-wide SRE community, sitting together with your SRE partners and supporting their work and growth, similarly to how you support your partner teams.

  • Participate as a peer with your Software Engineering partners in the on-call rotation for services that your partner team oversees.

  • Champion best practices and a data driven approach.

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

$315,850—$383,910 USD

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

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