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Principal C++ Frontend Engineer, Studio Platform

  • Full Time
  • San Mateo
  • Posted 1 month ago

Job description

  • Company Overview: Roblox is a dynamic platform where tens of millions of people come daily to explore, create, play, learn, and connect through immersive 3D digital experiences created by a global community. Our mission is to connect a billion people worldwide with optimism and civility, enhancing the way people come together from anywhere and on any device.
  • Company Culture: Working at Roblox offers the opportunity to impact the future of entertainment through innovative technology solutions. As a Principal C++ Frontend Engineer, you will be shaping the core development environment that enables creators to build interactive and immersive experiences.
  • Work Opportunities: The role of Principal C++ Frontend Engineer is crucial in evolving Roblox Studio—the primary IDE for developing games on our platform. This position involves collaboration with cross-functional teams to design and build the core application experience, architecture, and UX fundamentals.
  • Role Overview: Reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager of the Studio Platform team, this position requires a skilled engineer to lead the development of foundational features and improvements that enhance the efficiency and functionality of Roblox Studio.
  • Responsibilities:
    • Design and develop core user features such as explorer, properties, and windowing systems.
    • Build robust application architecture that supports scalable and sustainable feature integration.
    • Collaborate with UX designers to harmonize design language across Studio.
    • Guide the technical direction for foundational platform components.
  • Desired Experience:
    • 10+ years of experience in software development with a strong background in C++.
    • Proven track record of developing and maintaining large-scale desktop applications.
    • Familiarity with UI frameworks like QT/QML, React, Cocoa, or WPF.
  • Additional Skills: Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to perform complex system integration. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders. Experience mentoring and leading development teams.
  • Application Note: We are looking for an innovative and passionate engineer who is excited about building tools that impact millions of users. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are eager to make significant contributions to our creative community, Roblox is the place for you.
  • Compensation: This role offers a competitive salary ranging from $283,780 to $331,640, along with equity, a comprehensive benefits package, and other perks.


Job overview​

Data posted

1 month ago


San Mateo



Employment Type

Full Time

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