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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.

The DNS Infrastructure group within Roblox's Network Infrastructure team designs and develops networking software to make Roblox fast and reliable for users around the world as well as our internal services. We are looking for a Principal level DNS Engineer to help build, and manage our production systems:

  • Authoritative DNS servers

  • Internal DNS resolvers

  • Global load balancing

You have:

  • BA/BS degree in a relevant engineering field

  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience

  • Experience with Linux systems and shells, daemons, and processes

  • Experience programming with languages like Python or Go

  • Experience with distributed systems in a production operations environment

  • Experience working with large-scale Internet infrastructure

  • Self-organized and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of DNS protocol

  • Experience with DNS software like BIND, PowerDNS, …

  • Systems configuration management experience with automation tools

You will:

  • Own the DNS infrastructure

  • Develop and execute on the DNS strategy

  • Build automated management for DNS changes

  • Design and develop monitoring and visualization software

  • Improve quality and performance of our user experience

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

$233,840—$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.