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Technical Program Manager, Player App Infrastructure

Company: Index Ventures
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: September 19, 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.

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 unique problems that will have a big impact on our business.

As a TPM for Roblox App Group, you will make a huge impact by driving our engineering efforts to build and ship the Roblox Player App, the app enjoyed by millions of users every day across many platforms including iOS, Android, Windows, OSX, Xbox, and more to come. Our technology is the foundation for multiple product lines and will serve as the cornerstone that enables both 1st party and 3rd party capabilities for years to come. Specifically, you will build cross-functional technical programs for technology build, rollout, expansion, adoption and communication. This is a unique opportunity to be an early member of our team and help define what a great TPM can be.

You are:

  • A technical leader with domain expertise (ideally consumer client application development) in software engineering or system engineering
  • 3+ years of experiences in driving the build of large scale systems, experiences working on multiple stacks a plus
  • Experienced with establishing work relationships across multi-disciplinary teams
  • 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 communities in the long run with focuses on technology adoptions.
  • Able to work effectively in a fast paced environment with competing resources and priorities
  • Knowledgeable about user 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 You will:
    • Manage Roblox App Group programs end-to-end with cross functional teams, build strong alignment between program objectives and company's long-term vision
    • Define problem space, collect user requirements, set key metrics and results, and collaborate with teams to plan and ship shared objectives
    • Drive the build, release, expansion, and adoption of technologies
    • Build the task force to automate manual efforts
    • Effectively manage dependencies and risks across teams and components
    • Proactively communicate program status and risks with key stakeholders
    • Enable engineering teams to stay focused on priorities and reliably manage all project phases
    • Identify critical engineering gaps and develop plan for improvements 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: Index Ventures, San Mateo , Technical Program Manager, Player App Infrastructure, Executive , San Mateo, California

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