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.
WHY DATA SCIENCE & ANALYTICS?
The Data Science & Analytics organization's mission is to increase our speed, frequency and acumen of making decisions at scale by instilling a data-influenced approach to building products. We cover a wide area of the data spectrum including analytical data engineering, product analytics, experimentation, causal inference, statistical modeling and machine learning. Aligned and partnering with product groups, we use this vast tool belt to discover new opportunities and unmet use cases, influence and shape the product roadmap and prioritization, build data products and measure the impact on our community of players and developers.
WHY EXPERIENCE PLATFORM ?
The Experience Platform team enables the efficient creation of universal, high quality, and performant user experiences across a family of apps. The team oversees cross-platform user-facing UI and engineer/developer-facing UI systems.
You will collaborate with a variety of teams to understand how the broader user ecosystem operates, and how we can improve it. You'll leverage statistics, analytics, and experiments to shape the strategic direction of your partner UX, UXR, Product, and Engineering teams that are missioned to elevate the Roblox experience. you will have a direct and pivotal impact on influencing decisions related to the enhancement of core user experiences, architecture, performance & reliability of the Roblox app.
Develop and drive strategies for improving user experiences across a family of apps
Accelerate product development through your understanding of the user behavior data, and your ability to partner with product and technical leaders to provide insights that inspire innovation and improve the product experience
Design and evaluate A/B experiments to determine the success of product feature launches
Establish foundational reporting; partner with engineers to scale foundational data sets to drive insights
Build statistical, data mining, and machine learning models
Report to one of the leaders in the Data Science - App Experience space.
4+ years of industry experience in Data Science and Analytics
2+ years of experience using big data query/processing languages such as SQL, PostgreSQL, Hive, or Spark to transform/manipulate extensive datasets
2+ years of experience in one or more scripting languages such as Python or R
Advanced degree or BA/BS in Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Economics, or other technical fields
Experience working with infrastructure teams and content platforms, specifically user-generated content
The ability to use analytics results and data storytelling to influence product teams and leaders
Passionate about data. You are excited to learn new techniques and tools to extract value from data.
A strong communicator. You understand that analysis must be presented in meaningful ways and engage in spirited discussions about the findings. You can explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
A capable statistician. You understand the value of characterizing data by its distribution. Covariance, Bias, and Conditional Probability are concepts that you rely on every day.
An expert transforming data with SQL and a scripting language such as Python or R. You're experienced in automating efforts and crunching massive volumes of data.
Experienced in developing models to draw insights from data. You use regression, data mining, and other statistical techniques to create new, scalable solutions to solve challenging business problems. You understand when to apply the appropriate methodology to maximize impact pragmatically.
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
Industry-leading compensation package
Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
A rewarding 401k program
Flexible vacation policy
Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy
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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
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