Senior Full Stack Engineer - Account Security
11 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.
WHY ACCOUNT SECURITY?
Safety and Civility is Roblox's #1 priority, and our mission is to protect our community. As a Senior Full Stack Engineer on the Account Security pod, you will help us to improve the Roblox experience by guiding users to secure their accounts. We are looking for an experienced software engineer who can help us build features to prevent, detect, and mitigate account compromise. Account Security protects all types of Roblox users, from experienced developers to users accessing the internet for the first time. You will report to the Engineering Manager of the Account Security Pod within the Account Integrity Team.
- Versatile: You are comfortable with several languages and technologies already. You take a creative and strategic approach to solving hard problems
- Analytical: Excited to investigate large, ambiguous problems, and measure the problems and the solutions
- User Oriented: You always start with the needs of the user, whether they are Roblox users or internal engineers before architecting a solution.
- Team Oriented : You lift up your peers and find ways to make the team stronger
- Solve some of the most challenging adversarial problems in the world
- Implement features that allow users to secure their accounts and prevent compromise
- Build systems to detect and reduce account compromise on Roblox, which involves identifying suspicious activity in real-time, automatically intervening, and notifying users
- Build platform features to support product teams across the company in ensuring security in every part of Roblox
- Help define the team's roadmap and long-term strategy towards keeping accounts on Roblox safe
- Shape how the next generation of internet users interacts safely in the metaverse
- 4+ years of experience as a backend engineer
- 4+ years of working experience with compiled languages such as Golang, C#, or Java
- 4+ years of familiarity with building scalable systems
- 4+ years of working knowledge of REST or gRPC APIs
- 4+ years of experience writing clear, readable, testable, and monitored code
Nice to Have:
- Interest in safety, fraud, security, or bots
- Desire to be full stack with technologies like TypeScript, Lua , etc
- Experience with machine learning, data pipelines, and/or ETLs
- BA/BS in Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, or other technical field
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
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- 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
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