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Technical Director (Individual Contributor) - Ads

Company: Roblox
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Every day, tens of millions of people come to Roblox to explore, create, play, learn, and connect with friends in 3D immersive digital experiences- all created by our global community of developers and creators. At Roblox, we're building the tools and platform that empower our community to bring any experience that they can imagine to life. Our vision is to reimagine the way people come together, from anywhere in the world, and on any device.We're on a mission to connect a billion people with optimism and civility, and looking for amazing talent to help us get there. A career at Roblox means you'll be working to shape the future of human interaction, solving unique technical challenges at scale, and helping to create safer, more civil shared experiences for everyone.As an Ads Technical Director in the Economy group, you will lead the immersive advertising initiative. This will include everything from our immersive formats, to the real time bidding system, and ML optimization. In addition to overseeing our new Ad system, our Economy group maintains the base frameworks that power a virtual marketplace that handles over 10s of millions of transactions a day. The team provides the infrastructure and statistics to empower developers to monetize their games, with our top developers earning millions of dollars each year.In the year ended December 31, 2020, Roblox had billings of $1.9 Billion. We measure our virtual economy in GDP which has just surpassed that of Belize! You will be responsible for the technical direction of our ads, as well as helping with the virtual economy and real world money systems. We operate at a large scale with services hitting millions of QPS!At Roblox we move fast and ship code to production daily; your leadership will increase productivity by removing obstacles and keeping processes lean. You will identify and mitigate risk and make sure the technology outpaces our growth. Roblox teams are inclusive, helpful, and have a strong sense of ownership over the things they build. If you have a desire to grow and learn, you will fit right in with our highly-skilled and ever-expanding engineering team.You Are:Experienced: You have 10+ years of experience in large scale software deployments with a proven track record of delivering highly performant technical solutions. You have a BS in Computer Science, MS/PhD are a definite plus.Accomplished: You have experience defining architecture for millions of users and are excited about technical challenges. You can be hands on and still define an architecture from scratch and make sure it can scale from few users to hundreds of millions. 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.Versatile: You're a jack of all trades and you have mastered several languages and technologies already; you can easily adapt to any situation when the need arises and come with the right solution.Creative: You take a creative and strategic approach to solving hard problems and driving new tools/functionality for our developers Team-oriented: You have a magnetic personality that invigorates the team around you and you are used to lead technical teams in any situation.You Will:Become an expert on our technology stack, Economy domain and make sure we solve problems in the right way.Balance researching new technologies with a practical approach to turn our most promising opportunities into Roblox products.Passionate about working on a large scale, consumer-facing mobile and web applications.Author specs for new Economy infrastructure and partner with infrastructure teams at Roblox to roll it out.Lead other engineers by example and through technical direction.Collaborate with different teams to improve existing and develop new functionality, pipelines, and workflow.Balance the company's vision and direction with Economy's.For roles that are based at our headquarters in San Mateo, CA: The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.Annual Salary Range$383,910-$440,190 USDYou'll Love: Industry-leading compensation packageExcellent medical, dental, and vision coverageA rewarding 401k programFlexible vacation policyRoflex - Flexible and supportive work policy Roblox Admin badge for your avatarAt Roblox HQ: Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacksOnsite fitness center and fitness program creditAnnual CalTrain Go PassRoblox provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Roblox, San Mateo , Technical Director (Individual Contributor) - Ads, Executive , San Mateo, California

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