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 Studio Software Engineer, you will be an important contributor to the evolution of Roblox Studio which is the primary IDE for making massively multiplayer online games on the Roblox platform. Studio provides tools for 3D modeling, animation, complete SDLC and testing for teams and individual game developers.

You are:

Experienced, 8+ years in developing and deploying top of the line user facing applications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a similar technical field

  • Reporting directly to the engineering manager

  • Develop the architecture and technical direction of multi-quarter features that will be the future of our application

  • Hands-on with C++; Lua –great to have

  • Experience with QT/QML, React, Cocoa, WPF or other UI frameworks

  • Proficient in industry standards, best practices and design patterns

  • Focused on writing clear, readable, testable, modular, and monitored code

  • Passionate about solving complex problems that is not solved easily

  • Collaborative and team player

You will:

  • Implement Builder Tools that are used for creating interactive 3D scenes and visual effects in Roblox experiences

  • Oversee and provide complex technical projects from the planning stage through execution

  • Work cross functionally, across teams and technology platforms

  • Mentor team members helping them improve their professional skills and expertise

  • Develop technological practices, patterns, and strategies

  • Participate in building the world's best professional application for massively multiplayer game development

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