(1217) Principal ML Engineer - Bots & Spam

    • San Mateo, CA

WHY ROBLOX?

Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We’re the one and only fastest-growing entertainment platform that lets anyone teach themselves how to code, publish, and monetize any experience imaginable—across any device—reaching millions of players across the globe.

The impact that you can have at Roblox is powerful. We’re looking for someone who’s eager to take on a meaningful role in the success of Roblox on a massive scale. Someone who takes play seriously, but also isn’t afraid to have some fun either. Someone who’s ready to take Roblox—and their career—to the next level.

In 2018, we were honored to be recognized as a Certified Great Place to Work®. We’ve fostered a company culture that empowers people to do the most defining work of their career in an environment that’s made up of the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet. Join the Roblox team where play rules and the possibilities are endless.

As an ML Engineer on the Bots & Spam team, you will be helping in improving the Roblox experience by combating bad actors on the platform. We are looking for an experienced ML engineer that can work with Analysts, Product Managers, and Engineers to define unique and innovative solutions to identifying and classifying bots. If you are an engineer who is passionate about solving hard problems and building a highly scalable, high impact platform, the Bots & Spam team might be the place for you.

 

You Are:

BS, MS or Ph.D. graduate in computer science, engineering, mathematics, machine learning, (computational) physics or statistics.
8+ years of experience building using algos like SVM, Naive Bayes, Random Forest
Fluent in Python and SQL
Experience with compiled languages such as golang, Java/Scala or C#
Productionalized data pipelines/models using tools like Hive, Airflow, Kafka, and Spark
Collaborative team member, self starter, and adaptable

You Might Have:

Strong mathematical, statistical methods, and analytical skills
Interest in security and/or bot and spam detection
Experience with ML libraries/frameworks like TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc
Built large scale ML systems at consumer facing company


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