Senior Engineering Manager, Real Time Communications

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Every day, tens of millions of people from around the world come to Roblox to play, learn, work, and socialize in immersive digital experiences created by the community. Our vision is to build a platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. This is what's known as the metaverse: a persistent space where anyone can do just about anything they can imagine, from anywhere in the world and on any device. The breadth of opportunities, and the evolving demands of this first-of-its-kind platform, ensure that your avenues for growth are always expanding and flexible. Join us and you'll usher in a new category of human interaction while solving exceptional challenges that you won't find anywhere else. Roblox, Senior Engineering Manager, Real-time Communications, San Mateo, CA Communication is essential in the Metaverse. The Social Communications team enables effortless, engaging communications across the Roblox Metaverse. As an Engineering Manager, you will build a scalable, performant spatial voice experience for a billion users. An experienced technical leader with a knowledge of user experience and immersive social products will be you. You will report to the Director of Engineering. You Are: * Battle ready: You have experience defining architecture for millions of users and are excited about technical challenges. You can be hands-on and still establish an architecture from scratch and make sure it can scale from few users to hundreds of millions. * Experienced: You have 10+ years of experience in large-scale software deployments with experience leading large teams (15+) and delivering performant technical solutions. You own a BS in Computer Science, Masters are a definite plus. * Knowledgeable: You understand all the components required to build modern large-scale infrastructure. You can recommend one route versus another and bring a team of engineers to agreement. You also love to pick up new technologies as the landscape evolves. * Versatile: You're multi faceted and you have mastered several languages and technologies already; you can handle any situation when the need arises and come up with the right solution. * Creative: You take a creative and strategic approach to solving hard problems and driving new tools/functionality for our developers * Team-oriented: You have a personality that invigorates the team around you and you are used to leading technical teams in any situation. You Will: * Build product teams in the social organization and lead them while they build new products and features for millions of users. * Grow our organization by attracting and retaining great people in the industry. * Become an expert on our technology stack and make sure we approach solutions in the right way. * Balance researching new technologies with a practical approach to work towards the research efforts into the Roblox products. * Author specs for new features and improvement. * Lead other engineers by example and through technical direction. * Work with different teams to improve existing and develop new functionality, pipelines, and workflow. * Be guided by our vision to put the Roblox community first and represent us through experience. You'll Love: * 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 Roblox Admin badge for your avatar

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