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Senior Software Engineer (Search) - Developer Services

at Roblox

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San Mateo, CA


Engineering

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 some of the hardest problems in the industry -- 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.

The Developer Services - Resources team empowers Roblox to be the best development platform for creating 3D social experiences, enabling our creators to publish compelling content within the Roblox ecosystem. This includes services and solutions around the Talent Marketplace, Developer Hub, Developer Forum, and the Creator Dashboard. You will create and own mission critical services in this cross-discipline team within the Roblox ecosystem.


You Are:

  • A seasoned backend engineer delivering projects at scale for at least 5 years
  • A leader, driving high-impact projects that align with company vision and mission
  • A team player, and love collaborating with others to push the boundaries
  • Passionate about optimizing search relevance and recommendations
  • Experienced with query expansion/rewrite techniques such as synonyms, auto complete, spell correction, query optimization, query to query similarity
  • Fluent with languages like C#, Java or Go
  • Proficient with relational and non-relational databases
  • Experienced with Memcached, Redis, or other caching technologies

You Will:

  • Work with the brightest minds and the most amazing people in the world
  • Have a direct impact on the future direction of the developer products at Roblox
  • Lead other engineers on the search and recommendation projects across multiple products
  • Collaborate with the Search Platform team to leverage in-house search infra and expertise
  • Build state-of-the-art systems that are ultra-scalable and resilient to failures
  • Collaborate with product and design to push the boundary of what is possible
  • Mentor & lead junior engineers, interns to help build & grow the team

You'll Love:

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 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

 

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