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SRE - Network Traffic

at Roblox

San Mateo, CA

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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. The breadth of opportunities, and the evolving demands of this first-of-its-kind platform, ensure that your avenues for growth are always expanding and flexible.

Join us and you’ll usher in a new category of human interaction while solving exceptional challenges that you won’t find anywhere else.

The Traffic group within Roblox’s Network Infrastructure team designs and develops networking software to make Roblox faster for users around the world. We are looking for a Traffic Engineer to help build, and manage our production systems: 

  • Edge networks
  • Global load balancing
  • Protocol acceleration for TCP, HTTP, and TLS
  • Real User Measurement (RUM) and improvement of user-to-Roblox network latency
  • Server load balancing within Roblox's datacenters

You are:

  • BA/BS degree in a relevant engineering field or with at least 5 years of equivalent experience
  • Experience with Linux systems and shells, daemons, and processes
  • Experience programming with languages like Python or Go
  • Experience with distributed systems in a production operations environment
  • Experience working with large scale Internet infrastructure
  • Self-organized and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong knowledge of TCP, HTTP, DNS and SSL protocols
  • Systems configuration management experience with automation tools

You will:

  • Own the load-balancer and proxy infrastructure
  • Develop and execute on the traffic strategy
  • Build automated management for globally distributed software network services
  • Design and develop monitoring and visualization software
  • Improve quality and performance of our user experience
  • Contribute to the planning and development of proxies to scale-out RakNet/UDP game communication

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