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Scalability Engineer

at Roblox in San Mateo, CA   —   Jun 26, 2014   |  
Overview
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 the latest ROBLOX news at blog.roblox.com

About the Job:
Help us build the world's best user generated gaming platform, supporting integrated desktop and mobile gameplay. We have a viral gaming directory, a massive virtual goods catalog, and an engaged social network. We also have a broad technology stack, including best-of-breed open-source components, a high-speed C# back-end, SQL and NoSQL data stores, and cloud services (both Amazon and our own proprietary cloud).
Responsibilities
Own features from idea to live-on-site -- every engineer is a product manager
Develop the entire stack -- front-end, business tier, schema, caching, . . .
Tackle complex problems in usability, scalability, and distributed systems
Project space includes gaming, user-generated content, social networking, mobile, monetization, search & discovery, and immersive advertising
Work in a dynamic, fast-paced agile environment, and ship code every day
Experience
5+ years shipping code with increasing responsibility and project complexity
Experience supporting mission-critical applications on a large scale
Expertise in C#, .NET, and Microsoft SQL
Experience with JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, CSS, MVC
Experience working in short, agile, iterative development cycles is a plus
We welcome web generalists as well as front-end/back-end specialists
Education
• BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical discipline
Compensation
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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