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Software Engineer - Native Foundation

at Roblox

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San Mateo, CA


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WHY ROBLOX?

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, 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.
 
Work with the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, and crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet. The engineers at Roblox are working on the hardest problems in tech today -- distributed systems, real time communication, 3D co-experience, massive data processing, social networking, rendering, physics, and more.  As a Roblox engineer, you will have real ownership and impact across one or more of these domains.  

As a Software Engineer on the Native Foundation team, you’ll help define and build on our unique tech stack that drives our applications. You will be responsible for the native layer of our app and how it integrates back up into our game engine and Lua application. We build clean, performant, cross platform systems that serve as the foundation that allow engineers to build our world class application used by millions of users every day.

You Are:

  • Experienced, 5+ years of experience working on consumer applications
  • Hands-on with at least one of the following; iOS, Android, win32, MacOS, Xbox.  Some experience with C++ is a plus.
  • Proficient with multithreaded and asynchronous programming
  • Focused on writing clear, readable, testable, modular, and monitored code
  • Passionate about working on a large scale, consumer facing desktop application
  • Collaborative with excellent communication skills and follow-through
  • Organized and analytical with the ability to track numerous separate threads to their appropriate resolution
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You Will:

  • Build performant cross-platform features to support our application
  • Work across the various platforms we support
  • Optimize code to make our applications run lightning fast on any device
  • 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
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You'll Love:

  • Excellent benefits
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • 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
  • A Roblox Admin badge for your avatar

Roblox - Powering Imagination.