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Software Engineer - Creator Developer Success (Lua)

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Roblox is building tools and platforms that empower a global community of developers and creators to bring 3D immersive digital experiences to life.
San Francisco Bay Area, USA
$189,110 - $233,840
Backend · Full-Stack
Senior Software Engineer
5+ years


Roblox is seeking a Software Engineer to join their Creator Success team, focusing on building and deploying products within experiences for Creators. This role is crucial in shaping the future of human interaction and solving unique technical challenges at scale.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of engineering experience in creating content using major game engines like Roblox, Unity, or Unreal. Proficiency in Lua/Luau is essential, along with strong skills in object-oriented programming languages such as C#, Java, or Go. A deep understanding of the Roblox ecosystem and a passion for promoting best practices in the developer community are key requirements.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Integrating Live Operations modules with development teams
  • Providing in-depth engineering direction and design
  • Implementing initiatives to simplify creator workflows
  • Exploring strategies for automated, interactive developer support

Roblox offers a competitive compensation package with a salary range of $189,110 - $233,840 USD, along with equity compensation and comprehensive benefits. The role is based in San Mateo, CA, with a hybrid work model (in-office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, optional Monday and Friday).

Join Roblox in their mission to connect a billion people with optimism and civility, while working on cutting-edge technology that powers immersive digital experiences for millions of users worldwide. This role offers a unique opportunity to impact the future of online interaction and creativity at a global scale.

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  • Report to the Engineering Manager of Roblox Creator Success
  • Help the integration of Live Operations modules with development teams
  • Provide in-depth engineering direction and design to development teams
  • Implement initiatives with internal product teams
  • Explore long-term strategies to support and onboard developers


  • 5+ years engineering experience creating content using a major game engine such as Roblox, Unity or Unreal
  • Experience in Lua/Luau to build elegant systems
  • Proficient in C#, Java, Go or any other object-oriented programming language
  • Understanding of the Roblox ecosystem
  • History of active participation in developer or open source communities


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  • 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
  • Free catered lunches five times a week
  • Unlimited snacks
  • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
  • Annual CalTrain Go Pass

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