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Principal Software Engineer - Growth Core

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.

As a Principal Software Engineer on the growth team, you will help guide and oversee the technical architecture for the team. We are looking for candidates that will be able to develop features that will be used by millions of users every day and comfortable working on all parts of our technology stack. Our team is focused on using data and experimentation to determine how best to improve user acquisition, engagement, and retention. If you are an engineer who is passionate about building outstanding features in a data-driven environment, you'll be right at home on the growth team. This role reports to the Senior Engineering Manager on the growth team.

You Are:

  • Full Stack engineer interested in both front and back-end development
  • 7+ years of work experience
  • Experience with UI scripting languages such as JavaScript or Lua
  • Experience with compiled languages such as C#, Java or Golang
  • Focused on writing clear, readable, testable, and monitored code
  • Collaborative team member
  • Product-minded with an interest in understanding the end-user
  • Use data to guide decisions
  • A technical leader that can translate requirements into scalable design and code
  • A mentor to other engineers

You Might Have:

  • Familiarity with JavaScript UI frameworks (React / Redux)
  • Working knowledge of REST or gRPC APIs
  • Experience developing on Android and iOS platforms

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