Sr. Reverse Engineer

at Roblox

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Roblox, Senior Reverse Engineer, San Mateo, CA


Roblox’s Imagination Platform is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, enabling kids of all ages to imagine, create, and play together in immersive 3D worlds. Powered by a global community of millions of developers and creators, Roblox allows anyone to build, publish, and monetize any experience imaginable.

comScore ranks Roblox as one of the top online entertainment platforms for audiences under the age of 18 based on average monthly visits and time spent. In addition, Roblox has been named one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies on the Inc. 5000 for the past two consecutive years.

Work with the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, 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.  

As a Senior Reverse Engineer on our Game Client Engineering Team, you will be on the front-line of defense, battling a war against exploiters. Every day, hackers worldwide try to break and cheat there way through our system. These are major threats to our software and community. We will look to you to discover and investigate these exploits, implement a layer of protection above our client to prevent future attacks, and partner with the rest of the engineering team to further harden our software. 

You Are:

  • A hacker at heart: You've been discovering vulnerabilities in games and software since you were a kid
  • A low-level software engineer: You have experience in the depths of operating systems including kernel APIs, executable file formats, debuggers, assembly, and calling conventions
  • Experienced in desktop platforms: Windows and MacOS are our main surface area; mobile and console experience is a plus

You Will:

  • Work on a team of talented Client Security Engineers responsible for keeping the Roblox client safe and trustworthy
  • Reverse engineer exploits from the wild and come up with techniques for countering them
  • Harden our defenses against future attacks

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 super-cool Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
  • Rockstar status with our community

Roblox – Powering Imagination.