ROBLOX is hiring a

Linux Kernel Engineer

San Mateo, United States

Every day, tens of millions of people from around the world come to Roblox to play, learn, work, and socialize in immersive digital experiences created by the community. Our vision is to build a platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. This is what’s known as the metaverse: a persistent space where anyone can do just about anything they can imagine, from anywhere in the world and on any device. Join us and you’ll usher in a new category of human interaction while solving exceptional challenges that you won’t find anywhere else.

We have multiple Principal and Senior engineer openings. As a part of the Roblox Linux team you will manage our kernel release engineering and maintain patches that contribute to our business objectives till they get accepted upstream. You will be responsible for working closely with our hardware design teams to make sure the kernel supports them well. Thirdly you'll support engineers working on performance tuning our stack by making the necessary kernel changes.

You are:

  • you have a BS degree (or equivalent professional experience) in Computer Science or related engineering field with at least 5 years of hands on experience.
  • Experience working with the Linux kernel community with a demonstrated track record of high quality patches.
  • Sought after by people working on your subsystem for reviews and suggestions

You will:

  • Identify and solve critical problems and prevent them from reoccurring via root cause analysis and automation.
  • Build a world class Linux kernel team at Roblox
  • Develop and share best practices with development teams to get the most value from the hardware + kernel.
  • Communicate our requirements effectively with open source developers and help prioritize changes that add value to our business.

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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