Senior Software Engineer, Developer Productivity

| San Mateo, CA, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: $233,840-$283,780 Annually
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Every day, tens of millions of people come to Roblox to explore, create, play, learn, and connect with friends in 3D immersive digital experiences– all created by our global community of developers and creators. 

At Roblox, we’re building the tools and platform that empower our community to bring any experience that they can imagine to life. Our vision is to reimagine the way people come together, from anywhere in the world, and on any device. We’re on a mission to connect a billion people with optimism and civility, and looking for amazing talent to help us get there. 

A career at Roblox means you’ll be working to shape the future of human interaction, solving unique technical challenges at scale, and helping to create safer, more civil shared experiences for everyone.

Senior Software Engineer, Source Code and Continuous Integration for Engineering Productivity

The Source Code Management team delivers a world-class development experience to our 2000+ Roblox teammates who write, build, and ship the most incredible virtual experience platform in the world. As a Senior Software Engineer within our Engineering Efficiency Org, you will be deep in the middle of transforming development at Roblox from its solid roots to a scaled, globally mature code hosting and CI environment. If you are passionate about engineering productivity and you've ever wanted to have company-wide impact with designs, code, and decisions that change how things are done - this is your opportunity! This role will report to the Senior Manager of Engineering Efficiency.

You Will:

  • Support, scale, and redefine Roblox's source code search, storage, review, and CI infrastructure for the next 10 years of growth.
  • Design software to improve the lives of your coworkers with new local development tools, internal web apps and microservices, reusable CI workflows, productivity metrics toolchains, and integrations across many 1st and 3rd party tools.
  • Lead major efforts improving the productivity and user experience of our Source and CI tools, spanning teams across Roblox engineering and helping every engineer at the company.
  • Bring AI and other the latest tech into the daily lives of Roblox engineers, revolutionizing their ability to produce better code faster with less toil and reintroducing them to the joy of software engineering.

You Have:

  • A BS in Computer Science or equivalent with at least 6+ years work experience.
  • Led end-to-end development, launch, and support of a tool or system used by other developers at scale (2000+ of engineers).
  • Knowledge of source control and CI tools in infrastructure. GitHub, GitHub Actions, and Copilot experience.
  • Experience working with common cloud and hosting technologies, particularly AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, and Hashistack (Nomad, Vault, Terraform).
  • Fluency in at least one common language (C#, Go, Python, Java).

You Are:

  • Passionate about the developer experience, informed by deep technical knowledge, productivity tooling experience, and a customer-focused mindset.
  • Experienced working cross-functionally at scale, collaborating with teams across a company to bring solutions together.
  • A team leader excited to mentor junior developers and level the team up through your evangelism of best practices and teamwork.

For roles that are based at our headquarters in San Mateo, CA: The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.  All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.

Annual Salary Range

$233,840$283,780 USD

Roles that are based in our San Mateo, CA Headquarters are in-office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with optional in-office on Monday and Friday (unless otherwise noted).

You’ll Love: 

  • Industry-leading compensation package
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy 
  • Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
  • At Roblox HQ: 
    • 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

Roblox provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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An Insider's view of Roblox

What projects are you most excited about?

Every improvement made can make a difference in the way users interact. It's exciting to see our projects come to fruition.


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What is your vision for the company?

Roblox is attracting top technical talent with our investment in innovation, strong business growth, and the long-term vision of ushering in the metaverse.


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What does your typical day look like?

I love working on features that help our community build awesome experiences.


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Roblox Benefits Overview

One of our top priorities is the health and well-being of our employees and their families. We offer a robust and comprehensive program with lots of variety to best meet each team members’ needs.

Excellent medical, dental & vision benefits
Rewarding 401(k) program
Flexible vacation policy
Life insurance & disability benefits
Daily lunch & fully stocked kitchens w/ unlimited snacks
Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
Commuter benefits

Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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