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DevOps Engineer

at Roblox in San Mateo, CA   —   Jul 26, 2014   |  
About Us:
ROBLOX allows builders to create elaborate online environments that simulate the real world, then share and play them with the community. ROBLOX is ranked #1 among kids entertainment sites by comScore in the U.S. for daily visitors, total minutes, total page views, total visits, and average visits per visitor. ROBLOX generates over 3.5 billion page views and 62 million total engagement hours each month. Our mission: to become the global leader in user-generated gaming and creation for all ages. Check out our latest news at

About the Job:
If you can do it, you can automate it. Join an elite team expanding the infrastructure for the #1 site in the US for gamers aged 7-15. Maintain thousands of servers and networking equipment with your raw skills and an arsenal of wildly powerful and sophisticated automation scripts.
Support a rapidly growing web gaming platform with over 125K+ web and services hits/sec, 100K+ database requests/sec, and over 1 petabyte of monthly CDN traffic
Triage, troubleshoot, and solve production issues caused by failures in hardware, configuration, networking, vendor outages, and (lots of) software changes
Automate everything to manage multiple environments and thousands of servers with just a few people, using both off-the-shelf and proprietary tools
Contribute to an extensive and growing library of guru-level provisioning and management scripts, and help manage our extensive monitoring and alerts infrastructure
Work with traditional and emerging technologies -- you won't just install stuff, you'll help select technologies and design our implementation
Help design and implement our next-generation data center
Join a small team of smart, fun, hard working, and collaborative people
2 - 4 years experience
Production web experience - building, deploying, and debugging
Scripting experience in a least one language (Python, Perl, bash, Powershell, . . . )
Programming experience in one or more: C++, C#, Java, Python, Ruby, or equivalent
Windows and Linux server administration
Knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, SSH, VPN, LDAP/Active Directory
Experience with AWS, Hadoop, SOLR/Lucene, or cloud services preferred
Comfortable with complex environments, but strive for simple solutions
BS in computer science or equivalent
Salary is negotiable based on experience and/or qualifications. ROBLOX provides a complete compensation package including stock options, health insurance benefits and a 401k program.
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