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Principal Security Software Engineer, Platform Security



Software Engineering
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 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 Principal Security Software Engineer for Platform Security you will be a part of the Information Security (InfoSec) organization and report to the Director of Platform Security. You will help shape the future of Platform Security at Roblox who are focusing on Production Identity and Access Management (IAM), Network Security, Cloud Security, and Infrastructure Security at Roblox.

You Will:

  • Identify security gaps and threats in our cloud and on premise infrastructure, partnering with Governance Risk and Compliance teams to create standards and policies along the way.
  • Harden our infrastructure by introducing secure by default configurations, designs and guardrails for all developers at Roblox.
  • Own and drive solutions that enable Roblox engineers to design, build, and use infrastructure securely at scale.
  • Work closely with other security teams and partner with engineering teams across Roblox, specifically the Infrastructure organization, to ensure the secure outcomes of security and product driven initiatives.
  • Help Roblox meet regulatory and compliance requirements!

You Have:

  • 7 plus years of experience: writing code and/or relevant technical experience.
  • Experience with: infrastructure automation, system hardening, container security, and security observability.
  • Deep knowledge of: endpoint-level server security and supporting infrastructure around it.
  • Familiarity with: Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), data encryption (at-rest and in-transit) and protection best practices, and orchestration at scale with systems such as Mesos, Swarm, Nomad, ECS, or Kubernetes.
  • Understanding of: network security, cloud security concepts, and industry best practices across many fields of security

You Are:

  • Collaborative: You love working with your direct team and cross-functional partners
  • Comfortable with ambiguity: You can gather data and make informed decisions when there is no clear answer
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
$313,400$370,100 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.