This job listing expired on Oct 2, 2023

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 on the Widget Foundation team, you'll help build on our unique tech stack that supports our applications across mobile and desktop platforms. You will be responsible for integration of our app with system services on mobile and desktop platforms, providing bindings to the game engine and the Lua application. You will also focus on our Team's initiative to develop a Reliable App across all the supported platforms. We build clean, performant, cross-platform systems that serve as the foundation that allow engineers to build our application used by millions of users every day.

You Will:

  • Create new performant cross-platform features to support our applications

  • Develop system bindings for the platforms we support

  • Resolve performance bottlenecks to make our applications run lightning fast on any device

  • Use best development and testing practices to maintain stability and performance of the application

  • Take ownership of projects throughout its full lifecycle

  • Work with numerous teams to build the world's best applications

  • Report into the Engineering Manager of the Widget Foundation team

You Have:

  • Experience 4+ years of experience working on complex consumer applications for Android, iOS, macOS or Windows

  • Proficiency in modern C++, multithreaded and asynchronous programming, profiling and performance optimization

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

  • Passion about working across multiple platforms to create the best user experience

  • Collaboration skills

  • Organization, analytical, and experienced at tracking numerous separate threads to resolution

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

$218,540—$283,780 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.