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.

As a Principal Software Engineer - Storage Stateful Infra Management on Roblox Storage Platform team, you will have an immediate impact on the core systems powering the experiences of our 260M+ monthly active users. Your primary responsibility will be building the system making it easy to manage stateful storage services at Roblox. If you enjoy working on software alongside experienced and passionate engineers, you will be right at home on our growing Storage team.

You Are:

  • Experienced: 2+ years experience and have experience working with programming languages such as Go or Rust

  • Knowledgeable: you are well versed with database fundamentals (SQL, NoSQL)

  • Adaptable: you shift focus and enjoy working outside your comfort zone

  • Responsible: you build systems that work and keep on working reliably. You are thorough in your designs, rigorous in handling potential failure cases, and diligent in automated testing.

  • Curious: you are keen to learn and grow, and stay up-to-date on technology developments

  • Preferred to be knowledgeable of workflow solutions, such as Temporal, Apache Airflow etc.

  • Preferred to be knowledgeable of distributed resource management framework/algorithm, such as Helix, Raft etc.

  • Preferred to be knowledgeable of Docker/K8s, Terraform, Consul, Vault and Nomad.

You Will:

  • Develop stateful services management system that manages globally distributed data systems that are handling in excess of 50M requests per second at busy times

  • Build globally distributed, highly reliable systems using Go and/or Rust

  • Self-organize your work and take ownership of projects throughout their full lifecycles

  • Be an inspiration to the people around you and to be inspired by the people you will work with

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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