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.

The Traffic group within Roblox's Network Infrastructure team designs and develops networking software to make Roblox faster for users around the world. We are looking for a Traffic Engineer to help build, and manage our production systems:

  • Edge networks
  • Global load balancing
  • Protocol acceleration for TCP, HTTP, and TLS
  • Real User Measurement (RUM) and improvement of user-to-Roblox network latency
  • Server load balancing within Roblox's datacenters

Come join us in building the metaverse!

You have:

  • BA/BS degree in a relevant engineering field or with at least 5 years of equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience with Linux systems and shells, daemons, and processes
  • 2+ years of experience programming with languages like Python or Go
  • Experience with distributed systems in a production operations environment
  • Experience working with large-scale Internet infrastructure
  • Experience with TCP, HTTP, DNS and SSL protocols
  • Systems configuration management experience with automation tools

You will:

  • Oversee the load-balancer and proxy infrastructure
  • Develop and implement the traffic strategy
  • Build automated management for globally distributed software network services
  • Develop monitoring and visualization software
  • Improve quality and performance of our user experience
  • Contribute to the planning and development of proxies to scale-out RakNet/UDP game communication

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