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Engineering Manager - Marketplace Discovery

at Roblox

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San Mateo, CA



Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We’re the one and only fastest-growing entertainment platform that lets anyone teach themselves how to code, publish, and monetize any experience imaginable—across any device—reaching millions of players across the globe. 

The impact that you can have at Roblox is powerful. We’re looking for someone who’s eager to take on a meaningful role in the success of Roblox on a massive scale. Someone who takes play seriously, but also isn’t afraid to have some fun either. Someone who’s ready to take Roblox—and their career—to the next level.
In 2018, we were honored to be recognized as a Certified Great Place to Work®. We’ve fostered a company culture that empowers people to do the most defining work of their career in an environment that’s made up of the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet. Join the Roblox team where play rules and the possibilities are endless.

As an Engineering Manager in Avatar Marketplace Discovery team, you will be responsible for search and recommendation of an international marketplace for millions of virtual items that users could acquire to customize their avatars and identities on Roblox platform. With the goal of making items easily discoverable and recommendations more relevant to each user, the team is building infrastructure and data pipelines to enable the use of machine learning for search and personal recommendation. We are looking for a leader with strong technical background in relevant areas to manage a team consisting of machine learning engineers, big data engineers and backend engineers to tackle both engineering and product challenges ahead.

You Are:

  • Have strong people management skills and in-depth technical knowledge regarding machine learning infrastructure and data pipeline
  • Have managed teams to deliver system or data pipeline that leveraged machine learning for recommendation, pattern matching, or analytics purpose
  • Have proven track record of hiring and growing an motivated and efficient engineering team
  • Able to contribute to system architecture and design decisions, and comfortable getting your hands dirty when needed
  • Have excellent communication skills and know how to work with product managers on multiple projects concurrently
  • Passionate about the pursuit for truly personalized recommendations
  • A experienced engineering manager with 8+ years of work experience including 2+ years of management experience
  • A Computer-Science graduate or MS graduate

  You Will:

  • Experience in managing both people and technical aspect of a machine learning framework/data pipeline team
  • Technical experience in designing and building machine learning framework/pipeline processing data at scale, preferably for ranking/recommendation purpose 
  • Adaptive management style showcasing care for team members
  • Managed projects in fast pace development environment

You'll Love:

  • Working on unique projects that are seen - and enjoyed - by millions of active Roblox users every day
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks (Nom nom nom.)
  • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
  • Annual CalTrain Go Pass
  • A super-cool Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
  • Rock star status with our community (No autographs, please.)

Roblox – Powering Imagination.