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.


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 verticals, we use this extensive tool belt to discover new opportunities and unmet use cases, influence and shape the product roadmap and prioritization, build data products and measure impact on our community of players and developers.


Content and co-experience are critical to our platform and drive user engagement. In this role, you will apply your expertise in data science, statistics, and causal inference to evaluate and improve content discovery and socialness within our ecosystem. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement data-driven strategies that maximize the impact of our product and engineering initiatives. This is an opportunity to have an ever growing learning mindset, staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in data science, and exploring a new problem space!

You Will:

  • Deepen our understanding of friendships, co-experience, and content discovery and their impact towards our overall Roblox ecosystem.

  • Conduct exploratory analysis to identify and advise XFN partners on opportunities for strategic investments.

  • Design and implement experiments for new features and communicate results succinctly to non-technical audiences.

  • Leverage advanced causal inference methodologies to measure the effectiveness of various initiatives, ranging from Roblox events to social features susceptible to network effects.

  • Communicate insights and discuss recommendations with stakeholders translating complex technical concepts into actionable insights.

  • Partner with different product teams to optimize user acquisition strategies through insights, strategy, and leadership.

You Have:

  • An advanced or equivalent degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, or a related field.

  • At least 4+ years of relevant experience in Data Science, with a focus on consumer-facing product teams.

  • Strong knowledge and practical application of statistical methods, causal inference techniques, and experimental design.

  • Experience working with large datasets and proficiency in SQL, R/Python, and data visualization tools. Automate efforts and crunch substantial volumes of data in distributed systems using frameworks such as Spark, Hadoop or Flink

  • Experience working on consumer-facing product teams, ideally on social networks or content recommendation systems.

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

$200,740—$253,430 USD

Roles that are based in our San Mateo, CA Headquarters are in-office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with optional in-office on Monday and Friday (unless otherwise noted).

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.