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Technical Director (Individual Contributor) - Growth

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 Technical Director, Growth, you'll be responsible for the technical vision and execution for all Growth Platform teams including experimentation, notifications and more. The Growth Platform's mission is to build a world-class platform that drives data-driven decision making and communication. At the core of this is an experimentation platform used by thousands of employees and eventually millions of Roblox Developers, and a notifications platform to connect the right user, to the right content, at the right time. With daily active users growing at a new record rate, we are looking for experienced tech leaders who are passionate about designing and scaling the systems that power Roblox's Growth Platform across different surfaces. You Are:Always Ready: You are a world class expert in large scale distributed systems with 10+ years of experience and a proven track record of delivering low latency fault tolerant technical solutions. Experienced in designing and building full-stack systems behind consumer facing APIs capable of handling large numbers of concurrent users. Have dealt with scalability and reliability issues associated with different system architectures including microservice architecture. Capable of breaking down long-term product requirements into iterative deliverable stages.An Innovator: You have a strong track record of building innovative solutions that have transformed an organization or an entire industry.A Leader: You lead by example. You have initiated and facilitated challenging technical decisions across multiple teams and organizations. You are empathetic, and find common understanding.User oriented: While deeply technical, you always start with the needs of the user, whether they are Roblox users or internal engineers.Versatile: You're a jack of all trades and you have mastered several languages and technologies already; you can easily adapt to any situation. You roll up your sleeves.A Coach: You raise up others and create an engineering culture of excellence.You Will:Be responsible for the systems architecture that powers Roblox's experimentation and notifications platformsLead the technical direction and implementation necessary to scale our experimentation and notification platforms across our tech stack of C#, Go, Native iOS/Android, C++, Lua, and various data pipeline technologies.Author specs for new features and improvementLead other engineers by example and through technical direction as an individual contributorBecome an expert on our technology stack and make sure we always build new services the right wayCollaborate with other teams within Roblox to make sure we are building products with community and company first mindset.Balance researching new technologies with a practical approach to realize the research efforts into the Roblox productsInterface with the industry and communities where applicable and be ambassador for Roblox.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) - Growth, IT / Software / Systems , San Mateo, California

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