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Senior Application Engineer - UI

at Roblox

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San Mateo, CA



Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We’re the one and only fastest-growing entertainment platform that lets anyone teach themselves how to code, publish, and monetize any experience imaginable—across any device—reaching millions of players across the globe.

The impact that you can have at Roblox is powerful. We’re looking for someone who’s eager to take on a meaningful role in the success of Roblox on a massive scale. Someone who takes play seriously, but also isn’t afraid to have some fun either. Someone who’s ready to take Roblox—and their career—to the next level.

In 2018 and 2019, we were honored to be recognized as a Certified Great Place to Work®. We’ve fostered a company culture that empowers people to do the most defining work of their career in an environment that’s made up of the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet. Join the Roblox team where play rules and the possibilities are endless.

As a Senior Apps Engineer, you will be crafting the foremost experience that millions of players engage with daily. You will enhance the way people discover games and play with friends. You will be writing code with an application-first mindset, and be empowered to create cutting-edge systems that solidify Roblox as the paragon of game creation destinations. If you have a passion for writing clean and performant code and are obsessed with presenting beautiful experiences, you will be right at home within our highly-skilled and rapidly growing Apps Team.


You Are:

A Programming Pioneer: you have 3-5 years of experience working on consumer applications

JavaScript and ReactJS: you are proficient in JavaScript and have worked on user-facing ReactJS applications

Expert in your domain: You have a commanding grasp of what it takes to build performant user flows and have experience working with component-based front-end libraries and frameworks

Engineer at heart: you are confident with your CS fundamentals and know how to write clean, effective code at scale

Analytical: you value using metrics and logging to analyze features and user patterns

Test-driven: you understand the importance of tests and write and maintain unit and integration test

Adaptable: you are able to shift focus and enjoy working outside your comfort zone

Team-player: you work with and inspire others around you, taking on tasks for the greater team

You Will:

Build and ship best-in-class features used by millions of users

Work closely with Product and Design to ensure the product embodies the shared vision

Use best programming practices, optimizing code to be performant

Write and maintain unit and integration test

Self-organize and take ownership of projects throughout its full lifecycle

Collaborate with numerous internal teams to build the world’s best applications

You'll Love:

Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage

A rewarding 401k program

A flexible vacation policy

Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks

An on-site fitness center and fitness credit program

An annual CalTrain Go Pass

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