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 Infra Foundation Capacity Engineering team provides Roblox with efficient capacity that can scale with Roblox's growth while supporting emerging initiatives and special events.

Our customers are our coworkers, and you will work with engineers across Roblox on company-wide capacity engineering. You will work on projects at every pipeline stage, improving Roblox capacity engineering quality, velocity and happiness. This high-impact position is critical to supporting our engineering teams as we scale our platforms to handle the demands of our targeted one billion monthly users. You will work with peer capacity planners and software engineers, and collaborate with Finance and our business teams to deliver optimal and cost-effective capacity.

You will report to the Infra Foundation - Capacity Engineering Manager.

This role is based in our San Mateo HQ office (on-site).

You Will:

  • Build and run Roblox’s capacity planning processes and systems from the ground up

  • Drive planning of Roblox’s bare-metal and cloud infrastructure

  • Partner across engineering and finance to discover the optimal solutions to scale Roblox’s infrastructure

  • Design software systems that model and forecast infrastructure

  • Optimize and drive efficiency throughout our fleet

  • Ensure capacity to maintain services in the space of failure

You Have:

  • Proficiency in software engineering in languages such as Python, Go, and SQL

  • Passion for building products that shape cultures and make others' lives better, continuously championing engineering excellence across the company

  • Expertise with data modeling, trend analysis and forecasting for data center and public cloud capacity planning to support demand and supply planning, buffer management, investment, efficiency, and Return on investment decisions

  • Experience, with 5+ years in Capacity Engineering including a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a similar technical field.

  • Experience with data center hardware technology and data center capacity planning and budgeting.

  • A strong sense of vision and well-versed in partnership with business collaborators

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

$233,840—$283,780 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.