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Engineering Manager - Game Engine Systems

at Roblox

San Mateo, CA

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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. 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 an Engineering Manager for Roblox's systems team, you will work with us to lead a team of top-notch engineers as we make the Roblox game engine an industry leader for dynamic content. You will work with us to harness the creativity of user-generated games and apply industry-leading algorithms and methods to envelop the player in something that's amazing, no matter the target platform: mobile, desktop, console or VR. You will report to the Director of Game Engine Engineering.

You Are:

  • A strong coach: 3-5+ years of management experience with an empathetic ear and before they become big ones
  • An engine engineer: Deep experience in writing well-performing C++ code that gets the most out of the available hardware
  • A master of balancing: Balance requirements from several teams including product, hardware and technology and the game creators themselves
  • Curious: You delight in tackling challenges with us created by the user-created games landscape
  • Organized: Bring multiple parallel complex projects to completion
  • Platform oriented: Deliver long-term value and recognizing short-term solutions for what they are
  • Experienced in multiple platforms including mobile, desktop, console, and VR

You Will:

  • Lead a team of experienced systems engineers in the charge to make the Roblox game engine the world's leading dynamic world platform
  • Work with technical architects to determine the right steps to best move the platform forward
  • Get to know the team and assign tasks and grow team members according to the strengths of each contributor
  • Translate needs from the Roblox business into an implementation roadmap for engine support and report on progress and deliveries
  • Write code in addition to helping others do the same

You'll Love:

  • 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
  • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
  • Annual CalTrain Go Pass
  • A Roblox Admin badge for your avatar