Engineering Director for Scalability


San Mateo, CA

Less than 5 years

Posted 231 days ago

This job is no longer available.

You Are:

  • An experienced technical manager - you have 5+ years experience running engineering teams, preferably multiple engineering teams simultaneously. You have a proven track record running successful teams.
  • Experienced with scaling infrastructure through hyper growth - you have helped companies scale from 3 million transactions per second to 30 million transactions per second. You have built infrastructure to support multi-datacenter footprints
  • An experienced coder - you have experience with a compiled language such as C/C++, Java, C#, etc and have spent time working as a developer.
  • Technical - You can fully engage with the engineers responsible for writing code and have their respect. You help define the technical vision and roadmap for the codebase.
  • Experienced with web technologies - you have worked with backend and frontend web technologies
  • Educated - You have a bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

You Will:

  • Build a world class engineering team by hiring top-notch talent
  • Drive the entire scalability org at Roblox
  • Help define the patterns and process by which we rebuild key parts of the stack to support a multi-datacenter footprint
  • Track and improve metrics around performance and stability of core backend infrastructure
  • Run multiple teams to deliver new scaling patterns, mitigate scaling pressure on systems across the stack, and oversee the rewriting of existing systems to support continued exponential platform growth
  • Work closely with product and engineering teams to devise technical and product roadmaps
  • Mentor engineers and help them succeed and grow their careers

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 super-cool Roblox Admin badge for your avatar Rock star status with our community

Job Type: Full-time


  • US & Global Expansion: 3 years (Required)
  • Service Level Architecture: 5 years (Required)
  • C2C: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)