Senior Application Developer (Full-Stack) for Care & Safety

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Roblox, Sr. Application Developer (Full-Stack) for Care & Safety, San Mateo, CA

WHY ROBLOX?

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.  As a Senior Full Stack Engineer, you will work on a cross-discipline team building world class features for the Roblox platform. Roblox is a game development and distribution platform, social network, real-time communications platform, real-time bidding ads platform, e-commerce site, search engine, and cloud services provider all in one.

We are looking for engineers who are passionate about building efficient systems that operate at scale across all of these domains. Our distributed backend system of microservices handles over 1.5 million transactions per second at peak and growing. Your role will be incredibly high impact and will directly affect our tens of millions of monthly users.

You Are:

  • Effective with demonstrable skills with compiled languages such as C#, Java, C++, or other for the past 8+ years, with experience in building API’s preferably GraphQL or REST based.
  • Experienced, with a development track record, 5+ years shipping high complexity code and with at least one JavaScript framework such as AngularJS, Ember, Backbone, KnockoutJS, etc.
  • A Leader with experience supporting mission-critical applications on a large scale and an ambition towards more.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with core JavaScript fundamentals, also modern JavaScript tools such as NPM, grunt, gulp, karma, jasmine, istanbul, etc.
  • Proficient with Microsoft SQL Server, MySql, PostgreSQL or other database technology at scale
  • Accomplished with HTML/CSS and its cross-browser challenges
  • Passionate about CSS preprocessors such as LESS or SASS and CSS libraries such as Bootstrap or Foundation
  • Practiced in building responsive web pages and an interest in working within the presentation layer
  • Understand search technologies such as SOLR or Elasticsearch
  • Capable with NoSQL technologies such as MongoDB, DynamoDB or others
  • Worked with Memcached, Redis, or other caching technologies
  • Trained with a modern web application development methodologies
  • Expert in common web application security issues

 You Will:

  • Help lead and build middleware/backend services across a large distributed systems
  • Own writing unit and integration tests
  • Define,  identify and resolve performance issues
  • Provide guidance to help define next generation standards on the backend web and service stack
  • Participate in building the world's best user generated gaming platform

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.

 

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