Principal Backend Software Engineer
Roblox OS
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • A Technical Leader:You have a record of taking a strategic and systematic approach to challenging technical problems and seeing them to completion. Your technical expertise often influences product direction. You foster a culture of technical excellence and help other engineers grow
  • A Backend Expert: You are an expert in modern backend development, DevOps, microservices, containers, databases, etc
  • An Industry Veteran with Broad Experience: You are comfortable with a vast range of other technical topics, including frontend development, React, TypeScript, GraphQL
  • Focused on Users: You always start with the needs of the user, whether they are internal engineers or other stakeholders, before architecting a solution
  • Focused on People and Teams: You pay close attention to people and teams you work with, and help them stay happy and productive and continue to grow
  • 8+ years of experience building backend systems, microservices, and applications
  • 4+ years of experience leading large, cross-functional, technical projects with multiple team members involved
  • Design, lead, and build the systems architecture that powers Roblox internal tools and ecosystem
  • Develop and lead the strategy to grow and scale the backend infrastructure
  • Author and review specifications for new features and improvements
  • Lead other engineers by example and through technical direction as an individual contributor
  • Become an expert on our technology stack and make sure we always build new services the right way
  • Collaborate with other teams within Roblox to make sure we are building products with a community mindset
  • Balance researching new technologies with a practical approach to work towards the research efforts into the Roblox products
  • Communicate with the industry and communities where applicable and be an ambassador for Roblox

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