Posted Aug 7

Roblox is hiring a
Senior Engineering Manager, Account Identity

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.


At Roblox, we strive to connect a billion people with optimism and civility, and the Safety organization's mission is to become the leader in civil immersive online communities. We systematically detect, remove, and prevent problematic content and behavior, and we make Roblox accounts secure and free from compromise. We cover a broad area of the tech spectrum, including machine learning, classifiers for 3D models, experimentation, automation, detection workflows, and AI-powered text filters. Aligned and partnering with product teams, we use this toolbelt to discover new opportunities, influence and shape the product roadmap and prioritization, build safety products, and measure the impact on our community of users and developers. In doing so, we keep Roblox safe, civil, and inclusive, and we foster positive relationships between people around the world.

Why Account Identity?

The Account Identity team builds systems that collect real-world identity signals to increase platform trust for our users and creators. An important part of this strategy is our Access Management Platform, which enables teams to open up features to trusted users and for the users, give them simple, transparent, relevant ways to become trusted.

As a Senior Engineering Manager for the Account Identity Team, you will lead and build a team of and well-rounded engineers. You will provide both technical and people leadership, encouraging a culture that values high-quality code and team comradery. This is a unique opportunity to dive into strategic planning. A successful team requires a strong charter, great hires, and inspirational leadership. You will bring it all together.

You Will:

  • Report to our Senior Director of Engineering
  • Oversee enormous initiatives that span multiple teams.
  • Develop a team Roadmap, charter, and vision.
  • Attract and hire top talent to Roblox.
  • Uphold high coding standards and establish new ones.
  • Work for your team, being a force multiplier by unblocking issues and bridging the gaps between organizations.
  • Mentor engineers to make sure your team expertise grows over time.
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams, product and design to develop new functionality, pipelines, and workflow.
  • Be guided by our vision to put the Roblox community first and represent us through thought leadership.

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience as an engineering manager
  • 8+ years of experience in large-scale software development with experience delivering performant solutions.
  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Proficient system design and programming skills
  • Excellent long term, both in technical systems and in consumer product design.
  • Recognize risks, errors, and influence in application development
  • Collaboration skills across multiple teams and disciplines
  • Experience with testing and development
  • Programming experience in one compiled (C++, C#, Java) and one interpreted script language (JS, PHP, Python, Lua, etc)
  • Experience with Account Identity / Access / Identity systems

You Are:

  • A Strategic Leader: You have experience navigating interesting problems with teams and creating visions that turn into loved products and platforms.
  • A Mentor: You make people better, up level your team, and grow new leaders. People come to you for guidance.
  • Inspirational: You are passionate about setting and observing a team mission. You create opportunities that grow individuals' careers while celebrating the impact of their work.
  • Adjustable: You grow where challenges are open-ended. You can choose your adventure by assessing the knowns vs. unknowns.
  • Knowledgeable: You understand all the components required to build modern large-scale infrastructure. You also love to pick up new technologies as the landscape evolves.
  • Creative: You take a creative and strategic approach to solving hard people and technical problems. You are constantly questioning the underlying issue to solve them at the core.

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
$315,850$383,910 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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