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Site Reliability Engineer - Cloud

at Roblox

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San Mateo, CA


Production 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, 2019, and 2020 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 Cloud Site Reliability Engineer, you’ll play a contributing role in helping us scale our global compute infrastructure at a time of incredible growth for our business. At Roblox, you’ll have boundless opportunities to shape the future of the Imagination Platform™ and demonstrate your passion for delivering awesome solutions in front of a global audience. If you know what it takes to build and maintain large scale infrastructure that can sustain over two million concurrent players year-round and you take play as seriously as we do, you’ll fit right into our highly-skilled and ever-expanding engineering team.

You are:

  • Experienced: you have a BS degree (or equivalent professional experience) in Computer Science or related engineering field with at least 3 years of experience with cloud providers such as GCP, AWS or Azure.
  • A troubleshooting connoisseur: you come ready for action wielding a wealth of cloud services experience able to solve problems coming from a plethora of services interacting in the cloud and on premise.
  • An expert planner: you’re always thinking two steps ahead; you have first-hand experience at capacity planning and working with internal and external suppliers to provide hardware and software installation on time.
  • Security-minded: you are familiar with Identity and access management and understand the requirements these put on users and groups.
  • Self-organized: you’re excited about getting in front of complex problems, effectively organizing your work and team to get the job done by any means possible; overcoming emergent high-impact issues and contributing to long-running projects comes naturally to you.
  • Problem Solver: you ask the right questions to solve issues within your expertise and you use data to test your theories. 

You will:

  • Maintain and scale large hybrid cloud deployments supporting Roblox game structure
  • Architect AWS accounts to satisfy requirements of Roblox teams in analytics, machine learning, and more.
  • Be familiar with network design and architecture, bgp, routing, security and the tcp/ip stack.
  • Be able to use infrastructure as code tools such as Hashicorp Terraform or AWS CloudFormation. 
  • Have organizational knowledge of Orchestration and enabling technologies like Hashicorp Nomad, Vault and Consul or Kubernetes.
  • Develop and maintain edge and backbone network infrastructure solutions to meet the large scale and real-time requirements of our Imagination Platform™ to ensure our community has an awesome experience anywhere in the world.
  • Identify and solve critical problems and prevent them from re-occurring via root cause analysis and automation.
  • Display organizational competence in infrastructure using labeling, tagging and logical partitions to manage ever growing infrastructure.
  • Create, influence, and improve the development platform, infrastructure, standards, and methods to ensure the goal of scalability and high availability can be achieved.
  • Work with an innovative team and business partners that are currently distributed throughout the globe.

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