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Every day, tens of millions of people from around the world come to Roblox to play, learn, work, and socialize in immersive digital experiences created by the community. Our vision is to build a platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. This is what’s known as the metaverse: a persistent space where anyone can do just about anything they can imagine, from anywhere in the world and on any device. Join us and you’ll usher in a new category of human interaction while solving exceptional challenges that you won’t find anywhere else.

Every day, tens of millions of people from around the world come to Roblox to play, learn, work, and socialize in immersive digital experiences created by the community.

Our vision is to build a platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. This is what’s known as the metaverse: a persistent space where anyone can do just about anything they can imagine, from anywhere in the world and on any device. The breadth of opportunities, and the evolving demands of this first-of-its-kind platform, ensure that your avenues for growth are always expanding and flexible.

Join us and you’ll usher in a new category of human interaction while solving exceptional challenges that you won’t find anywhere else.

As a Principal Software Engineer on the Creator Marketplace Team team you'll have the independence, opportunity, and the end-to-end responsibility for challenging, complex, important services within the Roblox ecosystem.

The Creator Marketplace Team empowers Roblox to accelerate the development of 3D experiences by providing assets and tools to meet any need. Creators can publish plugins, models, audio and other assets to Roblox Studio for developers to use in their experiences. Today we have tens of millions of assets in the marketplace, making search quality of critical importance.

You Are:

  • An accomplished programmer in one or more of these languages: Java, Python or C#/C++
  • Experienced in analyzing Search and document data using some of the following technologies.
    • Airflow
    • SQL
    • Hive
    • Spark
    • ElasticSearch
    • MapReduce
    • Pig
  • Experienced in query expansion/rewrite techniques such as synonyms, auto complete, spell correction, query optimization, query to query similarity.
  • Experienced with search ranking quality evaluation and metric-driven search ranking tuning techniques.
  • Experienced in working in an agile/scrum environment with focus on robust design, architecture, TDD, rapid experimentation, A/B testing and metrics.
  • Exposure to machine learning, and/or working with data scientists to productionize machine learning models.
  • Collaborative: You enjoy working with others.
  • Understanding of Knowledge Graphs for document understanding and ranking is a huge plus.

You Will:

  • Be a Search & Discovery Champion: you have knowledge and experience in many search and discovery technologies, empowering you to understand the challenges of making discovery better by hypothesis, modeling, and experimentation.
  • Help shape and build next-generation search and discovery for the Creator Marketplace.
  • Ensure that our systems can scale to meet the demands of our Imagination Platform to ensure our players have a seamless experience anywhere in the world.
  • Support our search and discovery infrastructure in production, sharing the on-call rotation with your team colleagues.
  • Provide technical leadership on large projects with complex multi-team dependencies
  • Write high-quality, performant code
  • Refactor and improve our existing codebase
  • Improve system reliability, performance, and test coverage
  • Work with numerous teams to help build the world's best user generated gaming platform

You'll Love:

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Free catered lunches and fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
  • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
  • Annual CalTrain Go Pass
  • A Roblox Admin badge for your avatar

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
    • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
    • Annual CalTrain Go Pass
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