Posted Aug 4

Roblox is hiring a
Principal Data Security Software Engineer

San Mateo, CA, United States

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 Principal Data Security Software Engineer, you will shape and implement our data cataloging, classification, security strategy and systems. Roblox operates at a large scale. We reach millions of people daily.

You Will:

  • Create performant solutions on large datasets
  • Shape the strategy of how we protect and secure data
  • Build tools and solution to help make data protection easy for Roblox engineering teams
  • Report to the Director of Product and Application Security
  • Partner cross-functionally with the storage team, and across engineering and infrastructure teams

You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience: As a data or software engineer.
  • Expertise: in at least one programming language such as Python, Golang or C#, and interested to learn new languages and technologies.
  • Experience with: Software development in applied cryptography.
  • A background in Information and Data Security: You have a deep understanding of data security best practices.
  • Familiarity with: data governance principles, compliance frameworks, and PII/PAN data protection policies.

You Are:

  • Collaborative: You love working with your direct team and cross-functional partners.
  • Thoughtful of build vs. buy decisions: You can build solutions, but you also review what tools are available.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity: You can gather data and make informed decisions when there is no clear answer.
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
$315,850$383,910 USD

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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