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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.
The Traffic group within Roblox's Network Infrastructure team designs and develops networking software to make Roblox faster for users around the world. We are looking for a Traffic Engineer to help build, and manage our production systems:
Global load balancing
Protocol acceleration for TCP, HTTP, and TLS
Real User Measurement (RUM) and improvement of user-to-Roblox network latency
Server load balancing within Roblox's datacenters
Come join us in building the metaverse!
BA/BS degree in a relevant engineering field or with at least 5 years of equivalent experience
7+ years of experience with Linux systems and shells, daemons, and processes
7+ years of experience programming with languages like Python or Go
Experience with distributed systems in a production operations environment
Experience working with large-scale Internet infrastructure
Experience with TCP, HTTP, DNS and SSL protocols
Systems configuration management experience with automation tools
Oversee the load-balancer and proxy infrastructure
Develop and implement the traffic strategy
Build automated management for globally distributed software network services
Develop monitoring and visualization software
Improve quality and performance of our user experience
Contribute to the planning and development of proxies to scale-out RakNet/UDP game communication
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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