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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.

Why Account Authentication?

As a Software Engineer on Roblox's Account Authentication team, you will work with teammates in the design, implementation and landing of features and fixes that allow people of all ages and geographies to securely join the metaverse. Your team will be the front door of the metaverse. We sign users up for Roblox on all platforms and subsequently re-authenticating those users when they want to use Roblox after they log out or move to a new device. When we do our job well, Roblox users will have a seamless experience regardless of whether they are using a PC, Android phone, or iOS tablet. After joining us, you will report to the Senior Manager of the Account Authentication team.

You Are:

  • A Technical Leader: You have initiated and facilitated challenging technical solutions. Your technical expertise influences product direction. You foster a culture of technical excellence.

  • Versatile: You're a jack of all trades and you are comfortable with several languages and technologies already; you are adaptable in any situation. You are resourceful, and take a creative and strategic approach to solving hard problems.

  • Analytical: Excited to investigate large, ambiguous problems, and quantify the problems and the solutions.

  • User Oriented: You always start with the needs of the user, whether they are Roblox users or internal engineers before architecting a solution.

  • Team Oriented: You lift up your peers and find ways to make the team stronger.

  • Proactive: You can speak in detail about problems that you identified and solutions that you drove to launch.

  • Conscientious: You make sure that all the little things get done before you push code to production. You don’t consider a project done if it doesn’t have tests, dashboards, playbooks, communications to partner teams, and alerts,

You Will:

  • Build critical infrastructure and features to ensure that user authentication is seamless, secure, and reliable.

  • Have the opportunity to learn new skills. We are using ML and Cryptography to make account authentication better.

  • Work cross organizationally. We collaborate with teams and roles throughout Roblox and get a big picture view of how Roblox works.

You Have:

  • 3-7 years of experience in software development.

  • Landed user features and measured impact.

  • Worked cross organizationally to land a project.

You might have:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, or other technical field

  • Familiarity with C#, TypeScript, Lua, or Go.

  • Previous experience with GRPC, Protobuf, React or relational databases.

  • Previous experience with FIDO2, OAuth2, SSO, cryptography, biometric authentication, facial recognition, or certificate based authentication.

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