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Senior Software Engineer for Storage Platform

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 (Sr.) Software Engineer for Storage Platform, you'll improve and run Roblox's storage platform by developing our large-scale KV store, Caching, Kafka and Object Storage - internal Infrastructure-as-a-Service offerings.

You are:

  • Experienced in developing large-scale distributed systems handling billions of real-time requests per second. Knowledge in one or more following technologies: Caching(Redis), Kafka , KV store(CockroachDB), OLAP(ClickHouse), Object Storage system
  • Experienced in building deployment pipelines on top of container orchestrators like Kubernetes or Nomad and service discovery systems like Consul
  • Experienced with programming languages like Rust, Go, Java or C++
  • Experienced in scripting and test automation abilities
  • Experience with telemetry stacks, like Grafana, Prometheus monitoring, AlertManager and Kibana
  • BS degree (or equivalent professional experience) in Computer Science, with at least 2 years of hands on experience

You will:

  • Have a role in designing, implementing and running our internal Infra-as-a-Service offerings on top of a container orchestrator platform
  • Improve & scale our large distributed 24x7 services and deliver features with urgency, cost efficiency, zero down time and high reliability
  • Develop frameworks or tools to automate development, testing deployment and monitoring of mission-critical services
  • Collaborate with partner teams, producing project work plans, measurable metrics, delivery milestones , rollout plan, oncall alerts and runbooks while leveraging existing technology stack
  • Give a high level of attention to create high-quality & reusable code , keep development without compromising site reliability
  • Work with stakeholders to influence the strategy for the next generation of product features and system capabilities, identifying the best practical way to achieve impactful functionalities
  • Improve SLA of the offering services and end-end rollout time of our suite of software solutions

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