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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.

As a Senior Engineer with the Collaboration team, you will develop services to help game creators work together and collaborate creatively. You will solve problems related to scale, architecture, design, and communication to develop software which allows larger and better collaboration between teams of developers and artists in the Roblox community. One of the main areas will be around our flagship Team Create product which enables creators to collaborate in real-time with friends and co-workers. You have either C++ or backend experience on large-scale systems and enjoys solving complex software problems. You will report to the Engineering Manager of the Collaboration team.

We believe that collaboration and large teams are the future of building one's imagination on Roblox and you will develop features which unlock that vision. Join us in our mission to make collaboration development in the metaverse performant, social and most of all fun!

You Have:

  • 5+ years experience shipping high complexity code, and supporting mission-critical applications at scale.

  • Experience architecting, designing and leading implementation of a wide array of software products

  • Proficiency in C++, C#, Java or similar programming languages.

  • Understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases at scale.

  • Understanding of the components required to build modern large-scale infrastructure. You can recommend one route versus another and bring engineers to an agreement.

  • Expertise in component-based libraries and frameworks with a commanding grasp of building performant user flows.

  • Familiarity with QT/QML, MFC, or other frameworks for desktop applications (bonus).

You Will:

  • Help and understand the needs of the community that uses our software, from beginning artists to professional scripters and designers.

  • Take ownership and responsibility for designing, building, testing, and deploying services within the Roblox ecosystem.

  • Work on a variety of unique technical challenges within complex systems.

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

  • Develop fellow engineers on the team.

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.