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Technical Program Manager - Global Developer Infrastructure

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.

The China Core Team works closely with teams within the Roblox Engineering Organization including Infrastructure, Platforms, Services and various Products.  The China Core Team will not only empower Luobu, Roblox’s China joint venture with Tencent in China, but also support Roblox’s other global initiatives through engineering. 

 

As a technical program manager for global developer infrastructure, you will drive engineering efforts such as developing a set of tooling that can help global engineers to test client application’s behaviors in the context of international users. You will also support engineering teams to define the landscape of mobile development operation and build mobile infrastructure as Roblox goes through rapid global expansion.

 

You are:

  • A technical leader with a strong engineering background and 5+ years experience in building large scale backend solutions.
  • A domain expert in developing testing framework as products go through global expansion
  • Experienced with building developer tooling and infrastructure especially in the context of mobile development
  • Able to navigate cross timezone and cross company collaboration scenario.
  • Able to analyze a large scope engineering project and break it down to a feasible execution plan, identifying the owners, stakeholders, and blockers of each action item.
  • Experienced with establishing work relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and demonstrated critical thinking
  • Experienced with identifying critical technical problems and opportunities
  • Data driven strategic thinker who is capable of conveying ideas through detailed specs
  • Experienced with delivering end to end technical programs through effective roadmapping and reliable execution
  • Able to turn specific solutions into systems that benefit larger community in the long run
  • Able to work effectively in a fast pace environment with competing resources and priorities
  • Knowledgeable about engineering needs, scoping, planning, execution and delivery
  • An outstanding communicator both technical and program
  • A self starter with high degree of self direction and independent drive
  • Flexible around process, using process as a tool when it makes sense for a team
  • Fluent in both English and Mandarin

 

You will:

  • Define and develop the process so that Roblox engineers can test client app’s behaviors in the context of a Chinese users
  • Help key stakeholders and engineering teams to develop long term mobile development strategy globally
  • Observe and identify the inefficiency and frictions of the existing engineering practice, then propose and promote best practices
  • Define and develop the process so that Roblox engineers can test client app’s behaviors in the context of a Chinese users
  • Align senior leadership and key stakeholders around program roadmap
  • Manage cross-functional programs end to end, focusing on what is best for long-term success
  • Unblock teams and enable them to stay true to top priorities
  • Enable engineering teams to reliably manage all project phases
  • Effectively use data driven approach to inform teams' direction
  • Manage dependencies across teams and components
  • Own measurement of success of programs

What you’ll need to succeed at Roblox:

  • Domain expert in system or software engineering
  • Capability of establishing working relationships across multi-disciplinary teams 
  • Strong problem solving skills 
  • Strong communication skills

 

What will make your application stand out:

  • Technical depth
  • Problem solving skills
  • Communication effectiveness

 

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