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Software Engineer, C++ - Developer Services

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 Developer Services - Data team empowers Roblox to be the best development platform for creating 3D social experiences by providing the backend services developers need to maintain user save data and other state related to running their experience within the Roblox ecosystem. This includes services and solutions for: Talent Marketplace, Developer Hub, Developer Forum, and the Creator Dashboard. The player data stores system in particular stores petabytes of data and processes up to 500k requests per second. You will create and own components of this and other mission critical services in this cross-discipline team within the Roblox ecosystem.

You Are:

  • Have 2+ years experience with C++ smart pointers, multithreaded programming, templates, and working with a large and complex codebase
  • Experience in writing back end code and HTTP endpoints in Java or C#
  • A team player, and love collaborating with others to push the boundaries
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience


You Will:

  • Work with the brightest minds and the most amazing people in the world
  • Have an impact on the future direction of the developer products at Roblox
  • Write game-engine Client/Server code that interacts with backend servers.
  • Build systems that are ultra-scalable and resilient to failures
  • Collaborate with product and design to push the boundary of what is possible

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