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Senior C++ software engineer- Game replication

Company: Roblox
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

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. Join us and you'll usher in a new category of human interaction while solving exceptional challenges that you won't find anywhere else.The Game Replication Team pulls the players together by ensuring the rapid communication of the game state to all. You will help the players experience the game as a nearly synchronous world. Just as the nerves in our bodies coordinate our actions, the network system coordinates all the computers involved into a smooth experience for the players. You will work in all areas of the game platform in your quest for real-time communication of every part of Roblox.You Are:Amazing at systems-level C++ programming (6+ years of experience): Fascinated by the actual work the CPU does and memory used: in multi threaded code; when you use smart pointers, templates, virtual functions, and blocks of memory, both structured and raw.You understand what it takes to keep all the players at the same moment in time. Familiar with the effects of latency; and what tickrate means to the quality of play.Keen to understand each millisecond of the network exchanges: You know where the time goes and how to reduce the wasteIntrigued by creating new technology to keep a distributed system synchronized.Experienced in multi-platform: You understand, across all platforms, what happens on the hardware-level when certain code is executed.Ready for a challenge: You are eager to tackle the hardest multiplayer networking problems in the world.You Will:You will develop network communication code that creates a smooth and real-time experience for Roblox players worldwide.You will improve the balance of the play experience across devices of widely different capabilitiesYou will work on all the devices Roblox supports - from desktop clients to mobile phone clients to console clientsYou will work on real-time game networking, such as networked shooters, and RTS or MMO games.You will report to the Engineering Manager; Game ReplicationYou'll Love: Industry-leading compensation packageExcellent medical, dental, and vision coverageA rewarding 401k programFlexible vacation policyRoflex - Flexible and supportive work policy Roblox Admin badge for your avatarAt Roblox HQ: Free catered lunchesOnsite fitness center and fitness program creditAnnual CalTrain Go Pass

Keywords: Roblox, San Mateo , Senior C++ software engineer- Game replication, IT / Software / Systems , San Mateo, California

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