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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.

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 verticals, we use this extensive toolbelt 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.

WHY NOTIFICATIONS?

As a Senior Data Scientist in our Growth group, you will drive growth strategy and insights for Roblox. You will be embedded within a growth team that focuses on two critical areas: notifications products and seamless onboarding experiences for new users. As a part of the notifications team, you will help our users stay connected to the metaverse in a safe and personalized way, as well as offer new resources to our developer community to drive relevance and distribution of notifications. For new user onboarding, you will be able to deconstruct a product vision into tangible experiments and define key areas of opportunity. You'll also be working closely with fellow data scientists, product managers, and engineers to better understand our players and builders, performing ad hoc analysis, creating dashboards, defining KPIs, applying models, and designing A/B experiments.

You Are:

  • Passionate about data. You have the curiosity and self-drive to continuously learn new techniques and tools to extract value from data. You understand when to apply the appropriate methodology to maximize impact in a pragmatic fashion.

  • A keen and deliberate thinker. You get excited when you encounter a challenging business opportunity with a significant upside potential. You bring your data-driven perspectives to drive business decisions.

  • A strong communicator. You understand that analysis must be presented in meaningful ways and engage in spirited discussions about the findings. You have the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences and discuss tradeoffs.

An expert transforming data with SQL and a scripting language such as Python or R. You're experienced in crunching massive volumes of data and developing solutions to solve difficult business problems.

You Will:

  • Accelerate product development through your understanding of the underlying data and your ability to partner with product and technical leaders to provide insights that drive growth.

  • Guide our notifications and onboarding team with data and insights to make informed strategic decisions

  • Access raw data, and then transform it, analyze it, and render it in a compelling way--all using a custom analytics tool kit built from state-of-the-art open-source libraries.

  • Own key metrics and identify causal levers to inform strategic investments

  • Build dashboards to understand root causes of changes in metrics.

  • Evaluate A/B experiments to determine success of product feature launches.

  • Drive personalized experiences for Roblox through data-driven insights

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of industry experience doing quantitative analysis

  • 4+ years of experience using big data query/processing languages such as SQL, Hive or Spark to transform/manipulate very large datasets

  • 4+ years of experience in one or more scripting languages such as Python or R

  • 2+ years of experience in statistical modeling and machine learning

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Economics or other technical field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Economics or other technical field

  • Exposure to analytics projects that drive growth

  • Experience in fast-paced environment or fast growing company

  • Ability to communicate analytics results and data storytelling to influence product direction

  • Experience in product management or business consulting

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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