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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 Software Engineer on the Creator Services team, you will be at the forefront of developing groundbreaking infrastructure and services for Roblox creators. Your mission is to architect and build world-class platforms that empower millions of creators to bring their visions to life, crafting extraordinary experiences. This pivotal role not only supports the creative community but also shapes the future of interactive and immersive content on Roblox.

You will:

  • Report to the Engineering Manager.

  • Design and implement new, world-class API platforms that manage and support Roblox APIs.

  • Develop backend services that scale to billions of products and transactions.

  • Collaborate with numerous teams to build the world's best application.

You have:

  • 5+ years of experience building and shipping products to production in the backend domain.

  • 5+ years of experience working on large distributed systems.

  • Experience with REST, GRPC, API design patterns, and scalable containerized systems and microservices.

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

  • Passion about working on large-scale, developer-facing platforms.

  • Previous experiences on API gateway (bonus but not required)

You are:

  • Adaptable: You thrive in changing environments, eagerly tackling challenges outside your comfort zone with a creative and strategic mindset.

  • Analytical: You excel at deconstructing large, complex problems, providing quantifiable evaluations of both issues and solutions.

  • User-Centric: Your design philosophy begins with the user, ensuring solutions meet the needs of Roblox users and internal engineers.

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

Roles that are based in our San Mateo, CA Headquarters are in-office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with optional in-office on Monday and Friday (unless otherwise noted).

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.