Principal Machine Learning Engineer - Economy

  • Location
    • San Mateo, CA
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 23, 2021
  • Function
  • Data Science
  • Sector
  • Entertainment

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 Economy group manages multiple initiatives and products to support a robust economy inside of Roblox. Reporting to a Senior ML Manager we are building a brand new team to focus on a wide range of machine learning problems across Economy including:

  • Avatar Marketplace Search and Recommendations
  • Content Moderation and Content Quality for 2D and 3D items
  • Ad Targeting and Prediction
  • Billing Fraud Detection

You Will:

  • Work closely with product engineers and infra engineers to build, deploy, maintain and monitor high-scale ML solutions.
  • Work with cross-functional teams on defining the roadmap and lead the project execution.
  • Build and deliver complex technical projects from the planning stage through execution.
  • Define, develop, and implement engineering best practices and strategies.
  • Mentor less experienced engineers and help us build a renowned ML team.
  • Ensure that our systems are scalable, reliable, and extensible.

You Are:

  • Battle ready: BS, MS or Ph.D. in computer science, engineering, mathematics, machine learning, (computational) physics or statistics.
  • Experienced: 5+ years experience with one or more of the following areas: recommendation, search, ad prediction or targeting, fraud detection or similar ML-focused products.
  • Knowledgeable: Experience building and working on end-to-end ML systems, including data analysis, ML modeling and data pipelines.
  • Collaborative: You enjoy working with and leading engineers, love to earn their respect and can help them to accomplish the impossible.
  • Creative: You take a creative and strategic approach to solving hard people and technical problems. You engage well with Product and can navigate an organization to promote clarity and improvement.

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