Network Capacity Engineer
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Every day, tens of millions of people from around the world come
to Roblox to play, learn, work, and socialize in immersive digital
experiences created by the community. Our vision is to build a
platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users.
This is what's known as the metaverse: a persistent space where
anyone can do just about anything they can imagine, from anywhere
in the world and on any device. The breadth of opportunities, and
the evolving demands of this first-of-its-kind platform, ensure
that your avenues for growth are always expanding and flexible.
Join us and you'll usher in a new category of human interaction
while solving exceptional challenges that you won't find anywhere
else. As a Network Capacity Engineer, you will work
cross-functionally to plan the growth of Roblox's global network to
support rapid user growth. In this role, you will model network
demand in collaboration with Network Engineering, Finance, and
Compute Capacity Planners to help ensure that we make the right
investments to provide a great experience for players worldwide.
- 5+ years experience in a demand forecasting or capacity
- Data modeling experience for complex networks.
- Knowledge of terrestrial and submarine networks, globally.
- Experience analyzing and interpreting carrier KMZs and route
based latency measurements.
- Programming skill, ideally in Python or Go.
- A track record of successful collaboration with
multidisciplinary teams. You Will:--
- Maintain a fine-grained demand forecast for Roblox's global
- Develop and maintain a forecasting model for backbone network
- Improve network reliability by creating network failure
simulation tests and providing data driven recommendations.
- Participate in site selection for new network PoPs based on
traffic patterns and peering availability.
- Collaborate with server capacity planners to ensure sufficient
network capacity for new compute buildouts.
- Determine server capacity needs for software-based network
systems such as load balancers. You'll Love:
- Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
- A rewarding 401k program
- Flexible vacation policy
- Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully
stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
- Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
Keywords: Roblox, San Mateo , Network Capacity Engineer, Engineering , San Mateo, California
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