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Engineering Manager, Friend Systems

Company: Roblox
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

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. 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 important part of the Social group, the Friend Systems team is focussed on building the relationship platform that enables our users to find each other, connect and experience the metaverse together. As an Engineering Manager, you will lead this team as we evolve and scale our primary systems to expand our social graph. An experienced technical leader with a knowledge of building large distributed systems will be you. You will report to the Director of Engineering.

You Are:

* Battle ready: You have 3+ years of management experience, already managed 5+ engineers, hired and retained experienced engineers.
* 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; Masters are a definite plus.
* Knowledgeable: You understand all the components required to build modern, large-scale infrastructure. You can recommend one route versus another and bring a team of engineers to agreement. 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, or in Go. Knowledgeable with REST, API design patterns, and scalable containerized systems and microservices.
* Leader: You are experienced with leading engineers, love to earn their respect and can make them accomplish the impossible.

You Will:

* Build the team that owns our core friending services. These services are at the heart of all the interaction our users have on the platform, from finding their friends to being matched with like-minded people.
* Mentor engineers and team leads to make sure your team expertise grows over time.
* Work with your product partners to determine the roadmap and lead the project execution.
* Work with other engineering teams, product and design to improve the existing and develop new functionality, pipelines, and workflow.
* Be guided by our vision to put the Roblox community first and represent us through experience.

You'll Love:

* Industry-leading compensation package
* Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
* A rewarding 401k program
* Flexible vacation policy
* Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy
* Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
* At Roblox HQ:
* Free catered lunches
* Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
* Annual CalTrain Go Pass

Keywords: Roblox, San Mateo , Engineering Manager, Friend Systems, Executive , San Mateo, California

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