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Software Engineer - Native Foundation

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About Roblox

Roblox’s mission is to bring the world together through play. Every month, more than 115 million people around the world have fun with friends as they explore millions of immersive digital experiences. We believe in building a safe, civil, and diverse community—one that inspires and fosters creativity and positive relationships between people around the world.

We are committed to building the next generation of entertainment—allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in an endless array of user-generated worlds. All of these experiences are built by the Roblox community, made up of over two million creators.

We’re looking for someone who’s eager to take on a meaningful role and contribute to the meteoric success of Roblox. We want team members who believe in the power of play and take it seriously, but aren’t afraid to have fun while they’re doing it. Are you ready to take Roblox – and your career – to the next level?

Role Overview

As a Software Engineer on the Native Foundation team, you’ll help define and build on our unique tech stack that drives our applications. You will be responsible for the native layer of our app and how it integrates back up into our game engine and Lua application. We build clean, performant, cross platform systems that serve as the foundation that allow engineers to build our world class application used by millions of users every day.

You Will:

Build performant cross-platform features to support our application

Work across the various platforms we support

Optimize code to make our applications run lightning fast on any device

Write and maintain unit and integration test

Self-organize and take ownership of projects throughout its full lifecycle

Collaborate with numerous internal teams to build the world’s best applications

You Have:

5+ years of experience working on consumer applications

Experience with at least one of the following; iOS, Android, win32, MacOS, Xbox

Some experience with C++

Knowledge of multithreaded and asynchronous programming

Ability to collaborate with various teams, be a self starter and be adaptable

You Will:

Build performant cross-platform features to support our application

Work across the various platforms we support

Optimize code to make our applications run lightning fast on any device

Write and maintain unit and integration test

Self-organize and take ownership of projects throughout its full lifecycle

Collaborate with numerous internal teams to build the world’s best applications

You Might Have:

Built cross-platform application with C++

Familiarity with scripting languages like Lua

You'll Love:

  • Excellent benefits
  • 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 Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
Location
San Mateo
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
Hiring contact

Hiro Onizuka

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Excellent medical, dental & vision benefits

Rewarding 401(k) program

Flexible vacation policy

Daily lunch & fully stocked kitchens w/ unlimited snacks

Life insurance & disability benefits

Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit

Commuter benefits

Roblox at a glance

Build and share your own multiplayer video games

Roblox focuses on Social Games, Video Games, Social Media Platforms, Development Platforms, and Application Platforms. Their company has offices in San Mateo. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Roblox has raised $402.736M of funding; their latest round was closed on February 2020.

You can view their website at https://www.roblox.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.