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Senior Database Engineer

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ San Mateo, CA


Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. Weโ€™re the one and only fastest-growing entertainment platform that lets anyone teach themselves how to code, publish, and monetize any experience imaginableโ€”across any deviceโ€”reaching millions of players across the globe.

The impact that you can have at Roblox is powerful. Weโ€™re looking for someone whoโ€™s eager to take on a meaningful role in the success of Roblox on a massive scale. Someone who takes play seriously, but also isnโ€™t afraid to have some fun either. Someone whoโ€™s ready to take Robloxโ€”and their careerโ€”to the next level.

In 2019, we were honored to be recognized as a Certified Great Place to Workยฎ . Weโ€™ve fostered a company culture that empowers people to do the most defining work of their career in an environment thatโ€™s made up of the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people youโ€™ll ever meet. Join the Roblox team where play rules and the possibilities are endless.

As a Principal Engineer for our database platform team, you will have an immediate impact on the core systems powering the experiences of our 165M+ monthly active users. You will have primary responsibility of driving large cross-functional or technically deep projects. If you enjoy working on cutting-edge software alongside highly-skilled and passionate engineers, you will be right at home on our rapidly-growing database platform team.

You Are:

  • An expert in SQL databases with minimum 5 years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server as a database engineer or similar role
  • Have working experience in driving automation, self provisioning OLTP environments
  • Enthusiastic about learning new database technologies
  • Bachelorโ€™s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a similar technical field/relevant experience

You Will:

  • Support large SQL environments with high volume transaction OLTP systems.
  • Configure and maintain database environments with specific focus on high availability, monitoring of system health and performance.
  • Work with product owners in defining SLAs/SLOs to ensure high levels of performance and availability.
  • Evaluate new generation globally distributed databases technologies, both SQL and NoSQL.
  • Provide on-call support (on rotation basis)
  • Work with other database engineers and SREs to drive automation

You'll Love:

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • 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
  • A super-cool Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
  • Rockstar status with our community