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Senior Software Engineer, Ads



Software Engineering
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

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.

As a Senior Software Engineer working on our Ads team, you will play a significant role in shaping the evolution of advertising products and systems at Roblox. This team will provide advertisers with tools to run successful ad campaigns and provide publishers the tools to build revenue streams from immersive ads. This role is a great fit for you if you are proficient in managing large scale systems and data-driven applications and have a zeal for developing inspiring, easily maintainable, and reusable code. Join our highly skilled and rapidly growing team and make a significant impact at Roblox. You will report into our Sr. Engineer Manager.

You Will:

  • Have direct impact on the future direction of the largest social platform for play, delivering groundbreaking solutions allowing our creators to earn a sustainable living and build experiences for a global community of over 70 million daily active users
  • Build and ship best-in-class Ads products and services
  • Develop backend services that scale to billions of products and transactions.

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience developing a wide-array of software products
  • Knowledge with REST, GRPC, distributed systems design, and scalable containerized systems and microservices
  • Experience working on large-scale, consumer-facing mobile and web applications
  • Knowledge about advertising and the technology which powers it is preferred

You Are:

  • Passionate about working on Immersive ads in the metaverse
  • Inspired to create great user experiences
  • Focused on writing clear, readable, testable, modular, and monitored code
  • Data-driven with a focus to provide quality metrics and monitoring
  • Collaborative and excel at working in teams, inspiring others, and driving projects collectively.
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
$218,540$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.