Posted Aug 7

Roblox is hiring a
Director of Engineering, Core AI

San Mateo, CA, United States

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.

We are looking for an experienced Director of Engineering, Core AI to technically and organizationally lead our realtime ML efforts at Roblox. As the Director, you will build and lead a team of experienced machine learning engineers and architects to develop solutions in realtime AI/ML space powering innovations on Roblox platform. Reporting to the Senior Director, Engineering for AI in Computing, you will work closely with other engineering and product organizations to lead the vision and execution of ML-driven solution space enhancing the user experience and compute operation. As the leader for ML development on Engine organization, you will be responsible for building and leading a team of experienced machine learning engineers and software engineers to develop ML models and productize them to power our platform. You will work closely with other engineering and product teams to drive development.

You will:

  • Lead the development of realtime machine learning models and algorithms that drive our platform's key features, such as recommendations, search, and personalization.

  • Develop a long-term strategy for integrating ML technology across the platform.

  • Collaborate with other engineering and product teams to lead the development of new ML-driven features that enhance the user experience.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to team members to ensure the development of their skills.

  • Stay up to date with the latest research and developments in the field of machine learning, and ensure that the team is incorporating these advancements into their work.

You have:

  • In-depth knowledge of advanced machine learning techniques, such as deep learning, natural language processing, generative models and computer vision

  • Built scalable, reliable, and efficient systems that help grow the Roblox platform.

  • Set technical and organizational strategy, successfully has launched complex, cross organizational products, touching both hardware and software complexity

  • Experience with large organizational leadership, and the ability to collaborate across boundaries with internal and external partner engineering teams.

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 USD

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 five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
    • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
    • Annual CalTrain Go Pass

Roblox 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.

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