Principal Software Engineer (Distributed Systems), Communication

San Mateo, CA, United States
8 days ago

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 Software Engineer (Distributed Systems), Communication you will help us envision and build a unified, scalable and distributed platform to power communication experiences that are rich, immersive and feel like life. You will help design and make important decisions in allowing capabilities that allow users to connect and communicate in realtime on Roblox, in both 2D and 3D space. You will work with different teams (voice, avatar, game engine, trust & safety, other product teams) to build a cohesive platform that any feature team can build on top of, while keeping our users safe and civil. If you are someone who is passionate about the future of human communication and wants to envision creative ways to ensure engaging communication features, then this team is the right place for you.

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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

$315,850 — $383,910 USD

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