Frontend Lua Software Engineer - New Graduate 2024

San Mateo, CA, United States

Early Career

ID: 3606

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Job Description

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.

As a Front End, Software Engineer, you will code with a user-first mindset with attention to UI/UX details. You will work with a React inspired UI platform. You will report to the Front End team. If you are motivated by building user experiences and if learning new languages and technologies is exciting to you - this might be a great position for you!

You Will:

  • Help ship best-in-class features used by hundreds of millions of users

  • Work with Product and Design to ensure that your technical solution embodies the shared team vision

  • Write unit and integration tests for the code you write

You Are:

  • Required: Pursuing or pursued an undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering or a related field

  • Familiar in one or more programming languages such as JavaScript, Lua, C++, or others

  • Familiar with modern front-end frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue 

  • Familiar with building applications that serve users cross-platform such as on Web, iOS, Android, Windows, Mac OS or others

  • Passionate about building and shipping customer-facing user interfaces

Please note the Company may not be able to employ candidates who have United States work authorization related to certain U.S. visa categories, or support future H-1B sponsorship at this time

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
$150,120$150,120 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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