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.


As a Senior Data Scientist in our User group, you will be at the forefront of driving our understanding of user engagement. Improving user frequency is one of our top company initiatives. By applying your expertise in data science, statistics, and causal inference, you will play a critical role in enhancing user growth strategies focused on frequency and retention growth. You will collaborate cross-functionally to drive actionability and develop analytics frameworks and tooling solutions to inform our business outlook.

You Will:

  • Conduct comprehensive analyses on user frequency using advanced statistical methods and data science techniques.

  • Identify key patterns and trends within our ecosystem to help drive user growth strategies.

  • Drive innovation within our existing data tooling and frameworks to support deeper and scalable insights into user engagement metrics.

  • Partner with leaders and provide clear, detailed, and actionable insights on frequency movements and their drivers.

  • Develop and refine hierarchical time series forecasting frameworks.

You Have:

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

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Data Science, with a focus on marketing science and campaign evaluation.

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

  • Experience working with large datasets and proficiency in SQL, R/Python, and data visualization tools. Strong command of SQL and a scripting language like Python or R. You are experienced in automating data processes and handling large-scale data analysis in distributed systems.

  • Experience developing time-series forecasts, leveraging models such as Prophet.

  • Experience in the gaming industry and/or multi-sided marketplaces.

  • Familiarity with key insights and communicating succinctly to Director+ leadership.

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

$239,080—$310,270 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.