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Principal Front-End Engineer - Trust & Safety

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.

Work with the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, and crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet. The engineers at Roblox are working on the hardest problems in tech today -- 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.

We are looking for a Principal Front-End Engineer  who will help keep Roblox the world’s largest and safest online playground.  You will solve problems that have not been solved before.

You Will:

  • Own our strategy for rapidly deploying tools to our Moderators and Customer Support agents.
  • Build the extensible UI components, libraries, and tools that power the Moderation, Support, and other Trust & safety platforms that impacts every Roblox user.
  • Work with other engineering and product teams to aid their efforts by mentoring engineers and building a UI component library.
  • Work with other teams on user-facing Trust & Safety systems such as abuse reports and moderation workflows for Roblox developers.
  • Recognize, plan and execute the most impactful initiatives to keep players safe.

You Have:

  • 8+ years of hands-on experience building customer facing user interfaces and experiences
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript UI frameworks, particularly React / Redux
  • Experience making systemic changes across frontend languages/frameworks while understanding the downstream impact on backend systems
  • Collaborated effectively across teams

You may (or may not):

  • Have experience with Lua, particularly within Roblox
  • Familiarity with C++
  • Experience building highly effective teams
  • Have a strong Design abilities

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