Senior Big Data Engineer

Company Name: ROBLOX
Location: San Mateo, CA
Date Posted: 11th May, 2016
  • Next generation search and discovery for games, immersive worlds and other user-generated content like models.
  • Personalization and Recommendation systems.
  • Harvesting billions of events to gain operational and business insight into the performance and optimization of the Roblox platform.
  • Building complex production-quality algorithms and data pipelines that mine large data sets.
  • Work closely with product, engineering and business leads in generating dashboards, reports and summary data that feed into platform behaviour.
  • Build and maintain the infrastructure collect and transform raw data across the Roblox stack.


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • 3+ years Java and working experience with a scripting language such as python or bash
  • Experience with map/reduce frameworks such as hadoop and associated tools (hive, pig, sqoop, etc)
  • Experience with noSQL, SQL, and columnar data stores
  • Experience with statistical analysis and a data visualization package such as R, Mathematica, Stata, Tableau, etc
  • Strong discipline around unit testing and documentation
  • A passion for processing big data sets

Nice to have:

  • Experience with AWS and its associated products (EMR, Kinesis, Redshift, RDS, DynamoDB, etc)
  • Experience with stream processing frameworks such as Storm
  • Experience with machine learning