Senior Software Engineer - Web Application Server

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Roblox, Senior Software Engineer - Web Application Server, 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 Senior Software Engineer - Web Application Server, you’ll be primary responsibility for powering the backend of our most prized mobile and tablet assets: the iOS, Android, and Amazon clients. We ship on a weekly cadence with testable and configurable features that allow for rapid experimentation, data collection, and optimize for performance and user engagement.

You Are:

  • Educated, with a B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent; M.S. preferred
  • Passionate, about software engineering and have 8+ years of experience
  • Expert, building web applications in frameworks such as ASP.NET, SpringMVC, or Flask
  • Experienced, with front-end development with modern JavaScript architectures such as React, AngularJS, Vue, or other frameworks
  • Trained, in core experiences with REST, API design patterns, and scalability
  • Proficient, in Web security and authentication

You Will:

  • Design and implement features in our backend server and API stack that power the Roblox mobile app for iOS, Android, and Amazon platforms
  • Write code in a diverse ecosystem that that can be a mix of html mobile web, JavaScript, Amazon Web Services, C#, and ASP.NET
  • Bring your full experiences of shipping mobile apps to bear so that we can delight our customers every week with improvements and new features!
  • Technical leadership: be a gatekeeper for a high code quality bar, architectural designs, and pragmatic vs. long-term approaches
  • Build consensus and alignment between product and feature teams on requirements, architecture decisions, and implementation details
  • Resolve dependencies, schedules, and prioritization with an eye towards common and shared deliverables
  • Track data, where possible, on changes/improvements so they can be measured
  • Work effectively within a team environment and be an inspiration to the people around you as you thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast paced environment

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.