• Location
    • San Mateo, CA
  • Date Posted
  • Dec. 14, 2021
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • 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.

As a key part of the Ecosystem group, the Events Platform team will enable our key partners to build and successfully launch large scale events on our Platform. As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading this new team in their journey to bring events to the metaverse. An experienced technical leader with deep knowledge of building large scale web applications will be the ideal candidate for this role.

You Are:

  • Battle ready: You have 3+ years of management experience, already managed 5+ engineers, built engineering teams from scratch and want to do it again.
  • Experienced: You have 5+ years of experience building critically acclaimed consumer applications that impact millions of users’ lives. You hold a BS in Computer Science; MS/PhD are a definite plus.
  • Knowledgeable: You have a deep understanding of all the components required to build modern large scale infrastructure. You can recommend one route versus another and bring a team of engineers to consensus. You also love to pick up new technologies as the landscape evolves.
  • Back-end Expertise: You are an expert at building web applications in frameworks such as ASP.NET, SpringMVC, Express, Rails, or Flask. Knowledgeable with REST, API design patterns, and scalable containerized systems and microservices.
  • Charismatic: You are experienced with leading engineers, love to earn their respect and can make them accomplish the impossible.

You Will:

  • Build the app events platform team and lead them while they enable our partners to advertise for their large scale events.
  • Work closely with Brand and Music to bring new types of experiences to the platform. You will facilitate the ecosystem of developers and IP holders to create new types of experiences.
  • Mentor engineers and team leads to make sure your team expertise grows over time.
  • Work closely with your product partners to define the roadmap and lead the project execution.
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams, product and design  to improve the existing and develop new functionality, pipelines, and workflow.
  • Be guided by the company vision to put the Roblox community first and represent the company through thought leadership.

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