Backend Scalability Engineer

at Roblox

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Roblox, Backend Scalability Engineer, San Mateo, CA

Join an amazing team that’s building the future of play. Every month, over 64 million active players come together on Roblox to imagine, create, and play in immersive 3D worlds. Roblox allows anyone to build the ultimate theme park, compete as a professional race car driver, star in a fashion show, become a superhero, or simply build a dream home and hang out with friends. Today more than 29 million user-generated games and experiences have been published on the platform, all developed by a talented community of 1.9 million creators.

As a
Backend Scalability Engineer, you’ll be a part of the team that helps Roblox grow to serve the next 100 million users across the world. If you are passionate about high performance, high quality maintainable code, you’ll be right at home within our highly-skilled and rapidly growing Scalability  team.

You Are:

  • Experienced, with a development track record and 3+ years shipping working, high quality code
  • A Leader with experience supporting mission-critical applications on a large scale
  • Skilled with compiled languages such as C#, Java, C++, or others
  • Proficient with Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL or other database technology at scale
  • Knowledgeable with  search technologies such as Elasticsearch
  • Understand NoSQL technologies such as DynamoDB, MongoDB, Cosmos DB or others
  • Passionate about modern web application frameworks (.NET MVC, JSP, Django, Ruby-on-rails)

You Will:

  • Help scale Roblox platform to million of users across the world
  • Build high-performance scalable backend services across globally distributed systems
  • Have opportunity to work with and learn cutting edge technologies
  • Help define next generation standards on the backend web and service stack
  • Define, identify and resolve performance issues
  • Participate in building the world's best user generated gaming platform
  • Ensure code quality by developing unit and integration tests

Perks & Benefits:

  • Work with an awesome team of smart and motivated people on cool and unique projects that are used by millions of active users every day
  • Robust medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k program
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Free catered lunches 3 times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
  • Fitness reimbursement program
  • Pre-tax commuter program
  • Roblox Admin badge for your avatar and rockstar status with our community

Roblox is the largest social platform for play that allows kids to imagine, create, and play together in immersive 3D worlds. Over 29 million user-generated online games have been produced on the Roblox platform with over 64 million monthly active players visiting Roblox every month to create adventures, play games, roleplay, and learn with friends in a family-friendly environment. Roblox is accessible on all modern smartphones, tablets, desktops, Xbox One, Oculus Rift, and other popular VR platforms. In 2017, Roblox was named to the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for the second consecutive year.

Roblox – Powering Imagination.