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Roblox OS Lead Software Engineer

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🇺🇸 San Mateo, CA

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.

Roblox is looking for a Lead Software Engineer who will manage a small to medium sized team that will build the backend of our Roblox OS. Our Roblox OS app suite is our set of internal tools and third-party applications for People Operations, Talent Acquisition, Budgeting, Roadmapping, and Business Analytics. We envision an integrated platform that streamlines processes while providing employees and leaders with information they need to support the business.

This is a new team at Roblox and we need a team member who can work with a high level of freedom and autonomy, advocate best in class development practice, communicate and collaborate with outside vendors, and work with Roblox Executives on a daily basis.

You Are:

  • Experienced contributing to large scale data architecture and implementation discussions
  • Experienced in software development with a focus on data integrity and transposition, with 5+ years in a Software Engineering role and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a similar technical field
  • Focused on writing clear, readable, testable, modular, and well monitored code
  • Effective at deploying and maintaining production environments
  • Passionate about solving high impact technical problems
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment with competing priorities
  • Comfortable working across multiple teams to make pragmatic tradeoffs and quick decisions
  • Experienced at mentoring, hiring and managing engineering teams

You Will:

  • Work closely with engineering, product, finance, people, and talent teams to help refine requirements
  • Work directly with Roblox exec staff to build products massively impactful for the business
  • Build the ETLs and maintain the databases that power the entire company
  • Maintain and implement our backend API which will be used by engineer teams across Roblox
  • Develop proof of concepts and specification documents that can be reviewed by multiple partners
  • Ensure projects are well-planned, performant, and delivered on time
  • Build and maintain systems that will be used by the entire company

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