Posted Oct 7

Roblox is hiring a
Director of Product, Compute Infrastructure

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.

Roblox connects 60 million daily active users to each other, all over the world. That takes some serious computing infrastructure, spread across data centers that we build ourselves at the edge and core, as well as public cloud infrastructure. The compute infrastructure team at Roblox is responsible for building the internal private cloud services that Roblox Developers and our Creator Community use to build and run the metaverse every day. 

Reporting to the Senior Director, Product Infrastructure, you will be in charge of the strategy and vision for our complete portfolio of internal platform computing products. Here at Roblox, we’re not just building another container cluster or running some VMs. We are building a cloud for the metaverse; a unique, edge-centric, private cloud platform that’s optimized for connecting end users to each other, all over the world. You will be at the forefront of figuring out how to build one of the largest edge computing infrastructures in the world.  You will be responsible for ensuring that Roblox’s engineers spend more time building the metaverse and less time dealing with infrastructure. For Roblox’s users, the systems you build will ensure that Roblox is always available whenever they want to play. And for Roblox’s executive team, you’ll play a critical role in shaping the economics of our business. 

This is a unique opportunity for an infrastructure product leader to make a massive impact at scale. Product Management is a new function within Infrastructure at Roblox. Roblox is still in growth mode, which means most of the platforms and products haven’t been built yet. You have the opportunity to build a world class compute platform portfolio and team from the ground up, but with the resources of a public company. 


You will: 

  • Set the vision and strategy for the complete portfolio of compute products exposed to Roblox Engineers which today includes Containers, Batch processing and Bare metal products (but the future will be defined by you)

  • Own the platforms on top of which our Storage and Network infrastructure teams build their products

  • Oversee the tools and services that allow Roblox to make use of an ever growing set of Edge computing facilities

  • Partner closely with Engineering, Security, and Reliability teams  

  • Make our internal platform world class, so every Roblox engineer is delighted to use it every day

  • Figure out how we will make Edge computing work at massive scale

  • Manage our infrastructure like a business, ensuring we make responsible financial decisions

  • Figure out how to build and scale our AI/ML capabilities

You have: 

  • At least 12 years of product management experience with at least 5 years delivering infrastructure, developer, or operations tools 

  • Experience building infrastructure platforms at scale, as an infrastructure vendor, a cloud provider, or at internal platform teams in large SaaS organizations 

  • Experience managing large, technically complex engineering programs that may take years to execute 

  • Deep familiarity with modern cloud computing products including virtualization, containers, serverless, but with enough curiosity to wonder what’s the next big invention that should be added to that list. 

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
$368,230$422,210 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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