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.

Principal Software Engineer - Machine Management (Inventory, Bootstrap)

As a Principal Software Engineer in the Machine Management team you will create, support and evolve the infra that manages the millions of containers that serve hundreds of millions of requests per second. You’ll have the opportunity to have a long lasting impact on the entire company as we build out Roblox's Private Cloud.

The Machine Management team oversees:

  • Machine management software to declaratively manage and run Roblox DCs.

  • Reducing the operational toil of Roblox Engineers.

  • Machine level Agents and Control plane.

  • Systems and API automation for Roblox Private Cloud.

You Are:

  • 10+ years of industry experience.

  • Prefer systems automation over ops and repetitive tasks.

  • Like and understand the importance of documentation for large scale systems.

  • Care deeply about production health and reliable, sustainable production systems.

  • Customer, team, and quality oriented.

  • Like getting things done

  • Bonus: Experienced in building with large fleet management software and software rollout at scale.

You Will:

  • Create, build, and support the cluster management, and service infrastructure that powers Roblox.

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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