Principal Backend Software Engineer
Account Authentication
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Kafka
  • 10+ years of experience in software development
  • 5+ years of experience working on Account Authentication features and protocols
  • Led technical efforts landing and maintaining large-scale, high availability systems
  • Worked cross organizationally to land a project
  • Familiarity with C#. Go, or Rust
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, or other technical fields is ideal
  • Previous experience with: GRPC, Protobuf, React, CockroachDb, Kafka, Nomad, Consul, and Vault
  • Team Oriented: You lift up your peers and find ways to make the team stronger
  • Proactive: You can speak in detail about problems that you identified and solutions that you drove to launch
  • Conscientious: You make sure that all the little things get done before you push code to production. You don't consider a project done if it doesn't have tests, dashboards, playbooks, communications to partner teams, and alerts
  • Passionate about preserving user trust and safety
  • Chart the future direction of our backend efforts. We are presently considering the future direction of our backend infrastructure. We want to move away from C#. We want to migrate to a new persistence layers. New models of piping data through our systems. As the lead of our team's backend reliability and scalability efforts, we would look to you to provide structure and rigor to those conversations
  • Oversee the creation, monitoring and communication of our team's production SLO's
  • Build critical infrastructure and features to ensure that user authentication is seamless, secure, and reliable
  • Work cross organizationally. We collaborate with teams and roles throughout Roblox and get a big picture view of how Roblox works
  • Learn new skills. We are using ML and Cryptography to make account authentication better

1,001-5,000 employees

Game platform and game creation system
Company Overview
Roblox’s mission is to bring the world together through play. They enable anyone to imagine, create, and have fun with friends as they explore millions of immersive 3D experiences, all built by a global community of developers.
  • Benefits and Perks - The health and well-being of our employees and their families is our top priority. We offer robust and comprehensive programs with variety to best meet your needs.
  • Well-Being Benefits - With flexible time off and a bi-annual, company-wide spring/summer recharge, Roblox knows how to balance working hard with winding down.
  • Financial Benefits - Competitive compensation packages, 401(k) matching, and flexible share incentives that let you choose how to share in our success.
  • Health and Wellness - Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, family planning resources, and 12 weeks off for all new parents.
  • Flexible Workplace - Our hybrid work schedule balances working onsite and working remotely. Enjoy daily lunch and an in-house fitness center when working from our San Mateo headquarters.
Company Core Values
  • Inspire Others
  • Work Hard
  • Self-Organize
  • Respect the Community
  • Get Stuff Done