Game Engine Engineer

at Roblox

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Roblox, Game Engine 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.

We are looking to increase the performance and capabilities of games on the Roblox platform. As a Game Engine Engineer you will make the Roblox game engine the best it can be. You will build and deliver on a plan to harness the creativity of user-generated games and apply industry-leading algorithms and methods to envelop the player in something that’s amazing, no matter whether the target platform is mobile, desktop, console or VR.

You Are:

  • Amazing at systems level C++ programming: Pointers, templates, and raw blocks of memory are tools to write high-performance code, not your enemies
  • Eager to learn: Able to adapt to a dynamic-everything environment where pre-computation isn’t possible
  • Self-sufficient: Experienced in working with internal and external stakeholders to deliver projects that keep working once they’re done
  • Engine/platform oriented: You might have helped develop a game engine from scratch, or done other similar projects
  • Resource minded: You have probably worked in alternate and constrained platforms like consoles or mobile devices
  • Always ready for a challenge: Systems engineers have some of the widest impact on the game player experience

You Will:

  • Develop engine code that performs well for all user-created games on the Roblox platform
  • Move between areas of the engine, as the systems team has a very broad scope
  • Optimize implementations to conserve battery on mobile phones while being amazingly realistic on high end platforms
  • Work on servers and clients because every Roblox game is a social, online gaming experience
  • Self-organize and take ownership of project throughout its full lifecycle
  • Find out how Roblox is special and how you can harness that to deliver awesome performance using industry-leading techniques across all platforms

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.