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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.

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. The breadth of opportunities, and the evolving demands of this first-of-its-kind platform, ensure that your avenues for growth are always expanding and flexible.

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 Technical Director, Growth, you’ll be responsible for the technical vision and execution for all Growth Platform teams including experimentation, notifications and more. The Growth Platform’s mission is to build a world-class platform that drives data-driven decision making and communication. At the core of this is an experimentation platform used by thousands of employees and eventually millions of Roblox Developers, and a notifications platform to connect the right user, to the right content, at the right time. With daily active users growing at a new record rate, we are looking for experienced tech leaders who are passionate about designing and scaling the systems that power Roblox’s Growth Platform across different surfaces.

You Are:

  • Always Ready: You are a world class expert in large scale distributed systems with 10+ years of experience and a proven track record of delivering low latency fault tolerant technical solutions. Experienced in designing and building full-stack systems behind consumer facing APIs capable of handling large numbers of concurrent users. Have dealt with scalability and reliability issues associated with different system architectures including microservice architecture. Capable of breaking down long-term product requirements into iterative deliverable stages.

  • An Innovator: You have a strong track record of building innovative solutions that have transformed an organization or an entire industry.

  • A Leader: You lead by example. You have initiated and facilitated challenging technical decisions across multiple teams and organizations. You are empathetic, and find common understanding.

  • User oriented: While deeply technical, you always start with the needs of the user, whether they are Roblox users or internal engineers.

  • Versatile: You’re a jack of all trades and you have mastered several languages and technologies already; you can easily adapt to any situation. You roll up your sleeves.

  • A Coach: You raise up others and create an engineering culture of excellence.

You Will:

  • Be responsible for the systems architecture that powers Roblox’s experimentation and notifications platforms

  • Lead the technical direction and implementation necessary to scale our experimentation and notification platforms across our tech stack of C#, Go, Native iOS/Android, C++, Lua, and various data pipeline technologies.

  • Author specs for new features and improvement

  • Lead other engineers by example and through technical direction as an individual contributor

  • Become an expert on our technology stack and make sure we always build new services the right way

  • Collaborate with other teams within Roblox to make sure we are building products with community and company first mindset.

  • Balance researching new technologies with a practical approach to realize the research efforts into the Roblox products

  • Interface with the industry and communities where applicable and be ambassador for Roblox.

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

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