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Principal Software Engineer - Application Platform

Company: Roblox
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: June 17, 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 Application Platform Team manages the core infrastructure and API stack that powers . Also, the team owns shared libraries, infrastructure microservices, and the JavaScript frameworks used by all other Roblox full-stack feature teams. We ship with testable and configurable features that allow for rapid experimentation, data collection, and optimize for performance and user engagement.Here are a few quick highlights of how we power Roblox:CDN - we push hundreds of petabytes of data through our CDNs each monthMicroservices - we manage 50+ microservices, the most of any Roblox full-stack engineering teamAPI Scale - we run services that hit 500K - 700K RPS, the highest load of any Roblox full-stack engineering team.Thumbnails - our system generates 20,000 - 50,000 thumbnails at peak. Perfect for viewing all your avatar clothing options!We will work on:You will design features in our backend server and API stack that power and mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Amazon platforms.You will build new microservices in a collaborative modern development process using Docker, .net Core, and container orchestration.Technical leadership: be a gatekeeper for a high code quality bar, architectural designs, and long-term approachesTrack data, on changes/improvements so they can be measured, and so that we can improve.You Are:Someone that likes to figure things out.Someone that has architected, designed, and developed a wide-array of software products.An expert in building web applications in frameworks such as ASP.NET, SpringMVC, Express, Rails, or Flask.Knowledgeable with REST, API design patterns, and scalable containerized systems and microservices.Someone with 9+ years of experience.Someone that will report into the Application Platform Organization.You could be:An expert that has shipped multiple products / versions of products.Well-versed in front-end development with modern JavaScript architectures such as React, AngularJS, Vue, or other frameworks.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement below.You'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 , Principal Software Engineer - Application Platform, IT / Software / Systems , San Mateo, California

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