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.
Roblox is expanding the metaverse to include Educational experiences, and we are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help us build and scale the Education platform! The Education team is building the next chapter of teaching and learning on Roblox, and transforming classroom instruction through collaborative learning experiences. You will report into the App Expansion team and will focus on supporting development of the mission-driven, highly impactful Education platform. You will build out the product that enables teachers and students to use immersive and engaging educational experiences in the classroom, which will transform the future educational software and tools. You'll work alongside a collaborative group of Engineers, Product Managers, and Designers to make Roblox's Education platform a successful tool that both teachers and students love to use in the classroom.
Every day, students learn to code, problem solve with friends, and experience faraway places on Roblox. We want everyone to have access to those opportunities, and our goal is to support 100million students learning on our platform by 2030.
Passionate: About advancing education for the next generation, and transforming the way students learn through collaborative, dynamic learning environments.
Front-End Expert: You are an expert in modern front-end development, comfortable with technologies such as React, Redux, GraphQL, Storybook, Jest, Cypress, accessibility. You also have a good understanding of backend technologies, API design patterns, microservices, containers.
User Oriented: You always start with the needs of the user, whether they are Roblox users or internal engineers before architecting a solution.
Versatile: You have mastered several languages and technologies already
Creative: You take a creative and strategic approach to solving hard problems and driving new tools/functionality for our developers
Team-oriented: You have a personality that invigorates the team around you and you are used to leading technical teams in any situation.
Proactive: You can speak in detail about problems that you identified and solutions that you drove to launch.
Develop/Build Roblox Education's web application from the ground up.
Build features that support teacher's use of Roblox in the classroom, like classroom management tools and registration flows.
Become an expert on our technology stack, and build the Education platform in alignment with existing architecture and principles.
Collaborate with engineers, designers and product managers to define the Education platform's infrastructure
Collaborate with different teams to improve existing and develop new functionality, pipelines, and workflow.
Be guided by our vision to put the Roblox community first and represent us through experience.
5+ years experience in full stack software development.
Strong attentiveness to product UI/UX, and a passion to make sure the things you create look and feel great.
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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