ROBLOX: Web Release Engineer – ROBLOX – Leading Online Game Developer

Posted by | April 2, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: San Mateo, CA


ROBLOX is one of the top ranked kids gaming sites on the
Internet, with over 4 million unique monthly users 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.
As our web release engineer, you will help drive company
growth by improving the quality and efficiency of our web releases. You will own and
optimize our web release process, focusing on scale and efficiency. You will
also push new releases to production, monitor site performance and user forums,
and triage bugs for patching and subsequent scrums. You will build tools to
facilitate releases, help develop a continuous integration system, and work
with QA engineers. Finally, you will be surrounded by smart, fun, and collaborative
We are looking for talented engineers who thrive in a
dynamic and fast-paced environment.
· Manage and optimize the web release process,
from source management to release
· Develop and leverage tools to facilitate releases
· Help develop a continuous integration and
testing platform
· Work with developers, QA engineers, and users to
deliver a high-quality product
· Get hands on with manual testing and deployment
to get the job done
• BS in Computer Science or related field
• Professional experience as a release or build
• Scripting expertise in a least one language
(Python, Perl, bash,  Powershell, … )
• Experience with Selenium and setting up automated test
• Experience using at least one source code management
system (Perforce, CVS, …) 
• Experience in installing, configuring, deploying, and
debugging the.NET web stack a plus
• Experience with performance testing or TeamCity, plusses
• Ability to document processes, set expectations, and own
big projects with minimal supervision
Additional reasons to work at ROBLOX include:
· Team. You will work with the best and brightest
– people who are fun, smart, and generous.
· 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.
· 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 H-1B friendly. 

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