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.
As a Senior Software Engineer on our engine team, you will have an immediate impact on the building blocks of Roblox itself. The software you build is a very large application that empowers our global community of 2M+ developers to push the boundaries of interactive gaming. Your work will touch every part of the engine, from threading and memory management to physics and scripting. If you enjoy working on C++ software alongside experienced and passionate engineers, you will be right at home on our growing game engine team.
Experienced: you have at least 3 years experience and you've worked on deep and challenging problems in complex C++ codebases
Systems-level: pointers, templates, and raw blocks of memory are tools to write code, not your enemies
Platform: you can jump with ease between Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, iOS, and other platforms
Responsible: you build systems that work and keep on working reliably. You are rigorous in handling potential failure cases, and diligent in automated testing.
Curious: you want to learn, and stay up-to-date on technology developments
Develop engine code that performs well for all user-created games on the Roblox platform
Improve scripting, memory management, bootstrapping, and other fundamental layers of the Roblox engine
Work on every application Roblox develops, from mobile phone clients to cloud-based servers
Industry-leading compensation package
Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
A rewarding 401k program
Flexible vacation policy
Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy
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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
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