Engineering Manager

    • San Mateo, CA

Engineering Manager - Game Discovery


Work with the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, and crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet in your life. Community is the heart and soul of Roblox. Over 64 million active players engage on our platform every month. How cool is that?

Roblox is not just a game company and not just a social network. We are building the future of play and ever-expanding the universe where anything is possible.

We are democratizing the gaming world by inspiring people to play, socialize, create, and engage on one platform - across all devices - doing what they love.

The impact that you can have at Roblox is powerful.

Join the Roblox team where play rules and the possibilities are endless - literally.

The Game Discovery team at Roblox is seeking an experienced and passionate Engineering Manager to lead a full stack engineering team that will help Roblox grow by orders of magnitude via driving engagement and ecosystem health across our platform via search and discovery systems. This team directly moves the primary business metrics for the company, so an organized data driven approach, willingness to constantly experiment, and the desire to be involved in product decisions are a must. As an Engineering Manager you will be responsible for establishing a collaborative work environment that fosters a high degree of craftsmanship and personal growth. You should be able to design, communicate and implement reliable, scalable and extensible software systems across a varied stack.

You are:

A leader with a proven track record of strong people management skills and an ability to hire and grow a talented team of engineers

Able to contribute to architecture and implementation discussions across platforms (website, iOS, and Android)

Experienced, with  2+ years in an engineering management role and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a similar technical field

Focused on writing clear, readable, testable, modular, and monitored code

Effective at driving projects and comfortable getting your hands dirty when needed

Passionate about working on large scale, consumer facing systems and features

Collaborative with excellent communication skills and follow-through

Organized and analytical with the ability to track numerous separate threads to their appropriate resolution

Highly data-driven with an ability to deliver quality metrics and monitoring

Enthusiastic about experimentation and rapid iteration

Experience with search or recommendations systems and features a big plus


You will:

Lead engineering teams by coordinating with product managers, tech leads, and individual contributors

Own and deliver complex technical projects from the planning stage through execution

Provide guidance on architecture and design, and define processes for launching products and features

Define, develop, and implement engineering best practices and strategies

Provide mentoring to both junior and senior engineers in their progress on business and personal career goals

Develop and track key metrics for quality and team performance, drive their improvement over time, and communicate their status


You'll Love:

Working on unique projects that are seen - and enjoyed - by millions of active Roblox users every day

Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage

A rewarding 401k program

Flexible vacation policy

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

A super-cool Roblox Admin badge for your avatar

Rock star status with our community (No autographs, please.)

Roblox is the largest social platform for play that allows kids to imagine, create, and play together in immersive 3D worlds. Over 29 million user-generated online games have been produced on the Roblox platform with over 64 million monthly active players visiting Roblox every month to create adventures, play games, role-play, and learn with friends in a family-friendly environment. Roblox is accessible on all modern smartphones, tablets, desktops, Xbox One, Oculus Rift, and other popular VR platforms. In 2017, Roblox was named to the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for the second consecutive year.


Roblox – Powering Imagination.


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