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Senior Mobile Engineer (Android Focus)

RobloxFull-time$267k - $331kSan Mateo, CaliforniaMar 22, 2024
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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.

Roblox client, used by over 70 million daily active users, is implemented as a "universal app" that runs on a variety of platforms, with many teams developing their features in a cross-platform manner. As a Senior Mobile Engineer, Platform Excellence, you will be part of a team focused on making sure that this cross-platform app offers excellent user experience on mobile devices, and especially on Android. You will work with cross-platform feature teams to identify opportunities for improvements and to find the best ways to serve our users. You will be the key Android expert on this team, but your work will combine native Android development with cross-platform work using Lua and C++. You will report directly to the Engineering Manager, Platform Excellence.

This role is based in our San Mateo HQ office (on-site).

You Will

  • Build the best features used by hundreds of millions of users.
  • Partner with Product and Design to ensure the product embodies the shared vision.
  • Take ownership of projects throughout their full lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams across Roblox to build the world's best application.
  • Shape how the next generation of internet users interacts safely in the metaverse.
  • Identify performance bottlenecks and partner with other teams on their resolution to make our applications run lightning fast on any device
  • Work with numerous teams to develop plans to improve performance and stability of Roblox client applications across all supported platforms

You Have

  • 5+ years of client-side software development experience
  • 3+ years of Android experience
  • C++ experience
  • Frontend Web Development and Game experience development, both a plus
  • Interest in learning new technologies; Lua experience is not required, but you will need to learn Lua
  • Ability to collaborate with many teams throughout the engineering organization
  • Curiosity to learn new technologies and systematically grow your skills
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
$267,720$331,640 USD

Roles that are based in our San Mateo, CA Headquarters are in-office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with optional in-office on Monday and Friday (unless otherwise noted).

You’ll Love: 

  • 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

Roblox provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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