Every day, tens of millions of people come to Roblox to explore, create, play, learn, and connect with friends in 3D immersive digital experiences– all created by our global community of developers and creators.

At Roblox, we’re building the tools and platform that empower our community to bring any experience that they can imagine to life. Our vision is to reimagine the way people come together, from anywhere in the world, and on any device. We’re on a mission to connect a billion people with optimism and civility, and looking for amazing talent to help us get there.

A career at Roblox means you’ll be working to shape the future of human interaction, solving unique technical challenges at scale, and helping to create safer, more civil shared experiences for everyone.

As Senior/Principal Software Engineer, User Connection, you will partner with a team of passionate engineers to build core services that critically impact how our users connect and co-experience with one another. You will collaborate with cross-functional partners to deliver high-quality user functionality, and you will have the independence, opportunity and the end-to-end responsibility to design, build and ship features that are scalable and resilient. If you are an experienced engineer with a deep understanding of large-scale systems and enjoy shaping engineering vision, you'll be right at home within our highly-skilled and rapidly growing team. You'll report to an Engineering Manager on the User Connection team.

You Will:

  • Work cross functionally, across teams and technology platforms to deliver high quality and amazing user functionality

  • Improve the product quality by working in Guilded for day-to-day communications, testing and deploys

  • Have the independence, opportunity and the end-to-end responsibility to design, build and ship features that are scalable and resilient

  • Be a technical bar-raiser for high code quality, architectural designs, and long-term approaches

  • Work with passionate Engineers, Designers, and Community team members

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

You Have:

  • You have a record of taking a strategic approach to challenging technical problems and seeing them to completion. Your technical expertise often influences product direction. You foster a culture of technical excellence and help other engineers grow

  • You have a BS in Computer Science degree and 8+ years of experience in large-scale software deployments with a proven track record of delivering highly performant technical solutions.

  • You have a deep understanding of all aspects of designing and building highly available microservices.

  • Scaling for multiple millions of concurrent users is exciting to you. You know it will take a lot to make it right, but you are eager to get going.

  • You are proficient in several programming languages and technologies, like C#, Java, or Go, and you get excited about picking up new skills

  • You take a creative and strategic approach to solving hard problems and don't shy away from tackling large, ambiguous problems

  • You lift up your peers and find ways to make the team stronger

For roles that are based at our headquarters in San Mateo, CA: The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.

Annual Salary Range

$267,720—$331,647 USD

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

Roblox provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.