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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 People Science & Analytics team at Roblox supports our People, Places, & Systems group in optimizing the talent lifecycle, encompassing talent identification, data-driven competency development, and the scientific management of learning, development, and well-being throughout their tenure with our company.

Our team works to deliver a wide range of insights and solutions for Roblox, from developing industry-leading hiring assessments and conducting job analysis to performing both quantitative and qualitative workforce research, as well as architecting data analytics systems and tools. Reporting to the People Scientist Manager within People Science and Analytics, you'll join a team of expert people and data scientists. Your role involves harnessing qualitative and quantitative data to inform leadership strategies, people development, and the shaping of our organizational design and culture.

Reporting to the People Scientist Manager, People Science and Analytics, in this role you will join a world-class group of people, learning, and data scientists who are focused on collecting and using qualitative and quantitative data to guide decisions and to design and support Roblox's approach to leadership, people development, and organizational design and culture.

This role is based onsite at our HQ in San Mateo, CA.

You Will:

  • Direct the scientific dimensions of projects, working with a multidisciplinary team of scientists, software engineers, game designers, and cross-functional groups to implement advanced, science-based, and data-driven solutions addressing a broad spectrum of recruiting and HR challenges.

  • Partner with subject matter experts across the organization to shape team structures and work processes, boosting innovation and operational efficiency through data analysis and evidence-based decision-making.

  • Develop and execute strategies to monitor, evaluate, and enhance workforce performance, incorporating continuous feedback loops and supporting skill development in the tech industry.

  • Develop and implement strategies to monitor, evaluate, and improve workforce performance, explicitly linking feedback mechanisms with employee development practices. This includes integrating skill development initiatives across the employee population with performance appraisal systems to ensure a holistic approach to talent management in the tech industry.

  • Work with team members to design and implement strategies for team and process optimization, focusing on organizational change and promoting a culture of continuous improvement.

  • Contribute to the design and development of assessments using test principles to evaluate and enhance talent acquisition and development processes.

  • Oversee research studies employing modern methods to assess workplace program effectiveness and contribute to the analysis of surveys for insights into employee experiences, engagement, and satisfaction.

  • Communicate complex data analyses to internal stakeholders, providing actionable insights to inform company efforts, policies, and decisions.

You Have:

  • PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, or related field.

  • 4+ years of post-degree industry experience in applied research, demonstrating a broad expertise in industrial-organizational psychology.

  • Expertise across a wide range of industrial-organizational disciplines, with proven experience in their effective application to enhance organizational performance, talent management, and employee development.

  • A solid background in applying psychological principles (e.g., theories, research methods, measurement strategies) to organizational challenges, with a keen interest in continuous learning to improve the organization.

  • Curiosity and drive to learn new techniques and tools to improve the organization.

  • A passion for using data to help make informed decisions and guide strategy.

  • A history of working with non-technical cross-functional partners while upholding scientific rigor, to present analyses and engage in meaningful discussions with partners.

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

$206,190—$270,270 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.