Software Engineer - Cloud Game Development Team

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Roblox, Software Engineer - Cloud Game Development Team, San Mateo, CA


Roblox’s imagination platform is ushering in the next generation of entertainment. Roblox enables kids of all ages to imagine, create, and play together in immersive experiences on their phones, desktops, consoles, and VR. Powered by a growing global community of millions of creators, Roblox enables anyone to build, publish, and monetize their creations.

ComScore ranks Roblox as one of the top digital properties in the US for kids under the age of 18 and has been named One of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Inc. 5000 for two consecutive years.

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.

As a Software Engineer for the Cloud Game Development Team, you will utilize your passion and talent for building complex software systems while working on Roblox Studio, the cloud-based, distributed game development application at the origin of all games on Roblox. Roblox Studio breaks new ground for the gaming industry and software engineering in general. It facilitates instant synchronization between game developers, enables multi-party script editing, and manages a cloud-based repository. Thousands of developers use Roblox Studio daily to build immersive, three dimensional games and environments that captivate millions of players worldwide.

You Are:

  • Experienced with a 2+ years experience in software engineering, Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a similar technical field
  • Hands-on with C++ and Boost libraries, multithreading and networking
  • Familiar with QT/QML, MFC or other UI frameworks for desktop applications
  • Proficient with industry standards, best practices and design patterns
  • Focused on writing clear, readable, testable, modular, and monitored code
  • Passionate about working on large scale, consumer facing desktop application
  • Collaborative with excellent communication skills and follow-through

You Will:

  • Design, develop, implement and maintain software for Roblox Studio application
  • Deliver complex technical projects
  • Work cross functionally, across teams and technology platforms
  • Create unit and integration tests
  • Participate in building the world's best professional application for massively multiplayer game development

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
  • Rock star status with our community

Roblox – Powering Imagination.