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.
As an Economy Fraud Engineer, you defend Roblox from all types of fraudsters, from purchasing and selling virtual items to the real-time bidding of advertising slots. You will also be in a data-driven environment developing both classical and novel solutions to prevent abuse in web, mobile, and 3D environments. You will report to the Engineering Manager on the Economy Fraud team.
Our problems are not just regular daily technical challenges. You'll develop novel approaches from the ground up in a high-growth one-of-a-kind product environment. We are protecting this high growth in a company already making billions in revenue. Our virtual marketplace handles over 4 million transactions a day, and enables our top developers to each make millions of dollars a year.
7+ years industry experience
Ability in a compiled languages (such as C# or Java)
Experience in large-scale, data-driven architecture, API design, data modeling, and SQL / NoSQL data storage.
Experience in anti-Fraud, anti-Abuse, Trust & Safety, or Risk is a plus, but not a requirement
Experience in Machine Learning, Data Analysis, Scientific Computing, or Statistical Modeling is a plus, but not a requirement
Experience delivering products end-to-end, from ideation through implementation and A/B testing, while being empathetic with partners.
Ownership with proactive, candid communication, and an ability to handle high complexity
Bachelor's Degree or above in Computer Science or another quantitative field
Help set technical roadmaps for the team
Develop backend services, fraud platform components, and pipelines to implement product logic, encourage engineering efficiency, and produce features for ML models.
Contribute to our technical roadmap and Risk Defense strategy.
Enhance our data mining and data-driven approaches.
Occasionally perform data analysis to understand our Fraud & Abuse domain.
Occasionally bridge communication between generalist backend engineers, and data scientists and ML engineers.
Help recruit future talent for the team
Industry-leading compensation package
Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
A rewarding 401k program
Flexible vacation policy
Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy
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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
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