Data Scientist-Safety Tools and Intelligence
Roblox San Mateo, CA, USA $100k – $150k Long term Any
Flexible Hours
Health Insurance
About 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. 

Work with the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, and crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet.

Job Description

As a Data Scientist, you will be a key participant in helping our product and engineering teams shape the future of Roblox. You’ll partner with leaders across the company to better understand our players and builders, performing ad hoc analysis, creating dashboards, defining KPI’s, and applying models.

You Will:

  • Accelerate product development through your understanding of the underlying data and your ability to partner with product and technical leaders to provide insights that drive growth.
  • Access data, and then transform it, analyze it, and render it in a compelling way--all using a custom analytics tool kit built from state-of-the-art open-source libraries.
  • Encode your work in dynamic dashboards and publish them to your internal customers.
  • Influence how Roblox interacts with its players and its platform developers
  • Acquire new skills and refine the ones you have in twice-weekly Team workshops

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


You Are:

  • Passionate about data: Continuously learning new techniques and tools to extract value from data. You have a degree in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science or other relevant field.
  • A strong communicator:  You understand that analysts must be able to present their findings in meaningful ways and engage in spirited discussions about the findings.
  • A capable statistician: You understand the value of characterizing data by its distribution. Covariance, Bias, and Conditional Probability are concepts that you rely on every day.
  • A expert with SQL:  Querying an RDBMS is like breathing for you
  • Experienced in developing models to draw insights from data. You will use regression techniques, data mining, and statistical techniques to create new, scalable solutions to solve difficult business problems.
  • Uncomfortable with high-level commercial tools tools that limit your access to data and that constraint what you can do with it. You prefer the low-level open-source stack of the expert--eg, R over SAS, Excel, or Tableau.
  • Relentlessly curious.

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