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Senior Frontend Software Engineer- Roblox OS



Software Engineering
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 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 (Frontend) on the Roblox Operating Systems team, you will be responsible for driving engineering efforts for building and scaling a suite of applications and reusable components to empower other Robloxians in various roles such as People Operations, Talent Acquisition, Budgeting, Roadmapping, and Business Analytics! We envision an integrated platform with many applications and tools that streamlines processes while providing employees and leaders with the information they need to support the business.

This is a growing team at Roblox and we need a team member who can work with a high level of freedom and autonomy, advocate the best development practices and collaborate with outside vendors, and work with cross functional stakeholders and team members regularly.

You Will:

  • Develop frontend architectures to enable other engineers to effectively and efficiently build applications.
  • Aid the strategy to grow the components and libraries necessary to empower other engineers in building the tools needed by our peers.
  • Author and review specifications for new features and improvements.
  • Lead other engineers by example and through technical direction as an individual contributor.
  • Become an expert on our technology stack and make sure we always build new components and applications the right way.
  • Collaborate with other teams within Roblox to make sure we are building products with a community approach.
  • Balance researching new technologies with a practical approach to work towards the research efforts into the Roblox products.

You Have:

  • You have 4+ years of experience working on frontend platforms with experience building extraordinary products with design, product, and/or other partners.
  • Experience with web, mobile, or cross-platform UI technologies
  • Experience leading large technical projects with multiple team members involved.
  • Proficiency in shipping production web apps using a JavaScript framework such as React, AngularJS, or Vue.js.
  • Proficiency with tools such as NPM, grunt, gulp, karma, or similar.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a similar technical field or equivalent experience

You Are:

  • Experienced in building and deploying high-quality, user-focused products.
  • Focused on writing clear, readable, testable, modular, and well-monitored code.
  • Well-versed in software development and architecture, with a strong background in frontend technologies.
  • An expert in modern frontend development frameworks and languages, with a focus on scalability and maintainability.
  • A strong collaborator with great communication skills and is able to work effectively across teams.
  • Passionate for using technology to create intuitive tools that enhance user workflows and drive business insights.
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. Roblox also provides reasonable accommodations for all candidates during the interview process.