ROBLOX: Web Developer – ROBLOX – Leading Online Social Game

Posted by | January 23, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: San Mateo, CA

URL: www.ROBLOX.com

ROBLOX is one of the top kids sites on the internet, with
over 4 million unique monthly visitors spending 20+ minutes per session!  We are a massively multi-player online game
that uses physics to simulate the real world. 
Everything in ROBLOX is user created, which makes us unique among
leading online and social gaming sites.
At ROBLOX we find the brightest, most talented people in
the industry and create positions around them. 
We are backed by two of the best VC’s you could find, Altos Ventures and
First Round Capital.  Our business model
is proven and we are generating growing cash flow from subscriptions, virtual
currency, ROBLOX cards (Gamestop, etc.), and advertising.
Projects you may work on include:
• Front end, user-facing page development
• Middleware
• Working with new technologies relevant to distributed
systems
• Optimizing website performance
• Expanding our virtual economy
• Integrating with our 3D game client
 
Requirements:
• BS or higher in Computer Science or equivalent
experience
• 3+ years experience working on production high-load web
applications
• Experience with .NET, LAMP, Ruby, JSP, or other web
application stacks
• Experience with SQL, MySQL, Oracle or similar
• Experience with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, jQuery,
Prototype, or other JavaScript libraries
• Experience with NoSql technologies such as Memcached,
Cassandra, HBase, and CouchDB is a plus
• Passion for games, toys, and consumer media
Cool to have:
• Experience at MMO/virtual world company
• Built your own game
• Awards for coding/math
Additional reasons to work at ROBLOX include:
* Fun and Creative freedom. Your creativity will be rewarded with fast release
cycles and adoring praise from our users.
* Cutting Edge Technology. Our platform is a distributed
physics environment running in a custom game cloud, integrated with a highly
scalable web site. We are currently responding to 32,000 requests per second
and have our scaling sights set on 2X, 5X, and 10X.
* Location. Our San Mateo office is perfect for travel to
and from San Francisco and Silicon Valley via car or Caltrain.
Check us out at jobs.roblox.com.  H-1B
friendly. 

To apply: Please send your resume to jobs@roblox.com

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