Posted Aug 4

Roblox is hiring a
Principal Program Manager, Core Data Center

Chicago, Illinois, 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.

As a Core Data Center Program Manager, you'll play a critical role with all aspects of operating our Core Data Centers across the US including building our Data Center and physical infrastructure at a time of incredible growth for our business. At Roblox, you'll have boundless opportunities to shape the future of the Imagination Platform™ and demonstrate your passion for delivering awesome solutions in front of a global audience. The Data Center team is operating Data Centers and Greatthe server/networking infrastructure that can sustain millions of concurrent players year-round, and are looking for an accomplished Data Center experts to join our ever-expanding engineering team.

We are looking for a well rounded Program Manager who can organize and track multiple concurrent buildouts and projects, identify areas of concern and introduce improvements based on the team's input.

You Will:

  • Manage multiple fast paced projects simultaneously.
  • Perform management of daily project responsibilities such as creating/modifying project plans, managing risk and tracking action items
  • Implement creative solutions before and during the construction process to reduce costs without negative impacts on quality or reliability.
  • Travel for site assessments and working with partners. Anticipated travel not to exceed 25%.
  • Report to the Director of Infrastructure Foundation.

You Have:

  • A subject matter expert on Data Center build and maintenance processes from pouring the concrete for a new building to decommissioning servers.
  • Superior communication skills across all media.
  • A multitool team player, with a proven ability to solve project related problems and excited about delivering world class infrastructure.
  • 5+ years of experience organizing data center related projects and programs across multiple teams, partners, and vendors.
  • Ability to context switch on demand, respond quickly and efficiently when managing multiple high priority projects.
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
$254,510$308,870 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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