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Roblox

Principal Data Engineer - Distributed Caching Roblox
San Mateo, CA

Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.

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About Roblox

Job Description

WHY ROBLOX?

Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fastest-growing entertainment platform that lets anyone teach themselves how to code, publish, and monetize any experience imaginable-across any device-reaching millions of players across the globe.

The impact that you can have at Roblox is powerful. We're looking for someone who's eager to take on a meaningful role in the success of Roblox on a massive scale. Someone who takes play seriously, but also isn't afraid to have some fun either. Someone who's ready to take Roblox-and their career-to the next level.

In 2018, we were honored to be recognized as a Certified Great Place to Work®. We've fostered a company culture that empowers people to do the most defining work of their career in an environment that's made up of the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people you'll ever meet. Join the Roblox team where play rules and the possibilities are endless.

Work with the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people you'll ever meet. The engineers at Roblox are working on the hardest problems in tech today -- distributed systems, real-time communication, 3D co-experience, massive data processing, social networking, rendering, physics, and more. As a Roblox engineer, you will have real ownership and impact across one or more of these domains.

You Will:

* Work with a team of great engineers in understanding business objectives, gathering requirements and delivering solutions
* Design and implement a multi-datacenter, multi-region data caching layer that needs to meet the ever-growing needs of Roblox as we are going through one of the biggest growth phases in the history of our company
* Analyze and improve the efficiency, scalability and reliability of our data caching environment
* Work with other engineers and SRE professionals to develop site reliability infrastructure for caching

You Have:

* BS degree (or equivalent professional experience) in Computer Science, with 5 to 7 years of experience in large scale distributed systems
* Strong experience with distributed memory caching system like Memcached and Redis
* Deep understanding of cache usage patterns and caching fundamentals
* Hands-on experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages such as C#, Java, etc.
* Experience with entity framework and database fundamentals (SQL, NoSQL)
* Strong understanding of scalable and highly concurrent server architecture design
* Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
* Strong implementation/consulting experience of large-scale, distributed applications
* Excellent problem solving and multitasking skills
* Container orchestration experience is a big plus

You'll Love:

* Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
* A rewarding 401k program
* Flexible vacation policy
* 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
* A Roblox Admin badge for your avatar

Roblox - Powering Imagination.

About Roblox

Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.

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