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.

As an Engineering Manager / Senior Engineering Manager, you will help build the ads system to power 3D immersive spaces from the ground up. This ads system will enable businesses, brands and developers to reach their audiences in new and innovative ways. As the engineering leader of this function you will work with partner teams to shape the advertising future for Roblox.

You will be responsible for our advertising systems and platform which millions of creators and brands around the world will use daily.

Success in this role will be determined by the candidate's ability to successfully build a roadmap for Roblox's Ads strategy for partnering with 3rd party demand, verification providers and other ad tech partners. The candidate will own the integration with selected partners and be accountable for driving ads demand and supply at scale.

This position will report directly to the Senior Engineering Director, and require you to work onsite at our HQ in San Mateo, CA Tuesdays to Thursdays.

You will

  • Shape and grow a high-performance engineering team with some of the highest-scale production responsibilities

  • Hire, mentor, and develop senior engineers, managers, and leaders

  • Create a culture and practice of raising the bar as well as delivering world class engineering systems and products

  • Partner closely with all functions in the company to develop innovative solutions that create a cohesive and powerful marketplace

You Have

  • A proven track record of highly technical delivery in high scalability environments

  • Deep knowledge about advertising and the technology which powers it

  • The ability to contribute to architecture and implementation discussions with in-depth technical knowledge regarding distributed backend systems that could handle many concurrent users.

  • 3+ years in an engineering management role

  • Demonstrable experience with driving complex projects that involved engineering efforts with multiple stakeholders.

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a similar technical field

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

$315,850—$383,910 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.