Roblox, Sr. Software Application Engineer (C++/Lua) - Social, San Mateo, CA
Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fastest-growing entertainment platform that lets anyone teach themselves how to code, publish, and monetize any experience imaginableacross any devicereaching millions of players across the globe.
The impact that you can have at Roblox is powerful. We're looking for someone who's eager to take on a meaningful role in the success of Roblox on a massive scale. Someone who takes play seriously, but also isn't afraid to have some fun either. Someone who's ready to take Robloxand their careerto the next level.
In 2018, we were honored to be recognized as a Certified Great Place to Work. We've fostered a company culture that empowers people to do the most defining work of their career in an environment that's made up of the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people you'll ever meet. Join the Roblox team where play rules and the possibilities are endless.
Work with the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, and crazy-smart people you'll ever meet. The engineers at Roblox are working on the hardest problems in tech today -- distributed systems, real time communication, 3D co-experience, massive data processing, social networking, rendering, physics, and more. As a Roblox engineer, you will have real ownership and impact across one or more of these domains.
As a Sr. Software Application Engineer on the Social team, you will have boundless opportunities to shape the future of the largest social platform for play. You will play a key part in creating and evolving how our members play games, chat and build together, see their friends' activity across the platform, and stay up-to-date on their favorite content. Your mission will be to guarantee a fun, engaging, and safe social experience for players of all ages around the world. If you are passionate about building the most fun and interactive social experience on phone, tablet, PC, and console, you'll be right at home within our highly-skilled and rapidly growing Social team.
C++ expert: you are competent in C++ and are familiar coding in real-time applications with 6+ years of professional experience
Scripting pro: you know how to write scripts to orchestrate in-engine game code and create tools
Networked: you have experience with REST APIs and understand the complexities of networked code
Team-player: you work well with other team members, and are able to take on responsibilities for the greater team
User-oriented: you don't let go of a task or feature until it's in the hands of end-users and working exactly the way it should
Analytical: you're comfortable using metrics and logging to analyze problems, find patterns, and develop solutions
Multi-platform: you jump with ease between Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, iOS, Xbox
Obsessive tester: you know how to write unit tests, and love working in a Test Driven Development mindset
Ready for a challenge: you're eager to tackle the hardest problems you can find
Create best-in-class, user-facing social applications using Lua in the Roblox Game Engine
Work closely with Product Managers and Designers to ensure that the product embodies the shared vision
Integrate with Embedded QA to ensure that bugs are caught early and fixed quickly
Master the UI framework and improve our core engine technology towards making elegant UI creation
Self-organize your work and take ownership of projects throughout their full life-cycles
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
Annual CalTrain Go Pass
A super-cool Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
Rock star status with our community
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