Senior Data Scientist - Growth

Roblox Corporation
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Job Description

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. Join us and you’ll usher in a new category of human interaction while solving exceptional challenges that you won’t find anywhere else.


The Data Science & Analytics organization’s mission is to increase our speed, frequency and acumen of making decisions at scale by instilling a data-influenced approach to building products. We cover a wide area of the data spectrum including analytical data engineering, product analytics, experimentation, causal inference, statistical modeling and machine learning. Aligned and partnering with product verticals, we use this extensive toolbelt to discover new opportunities and unmet use cases, influence and shape the product roadmap and prioritization, build data products and measure impact on our community of players and developers.


As a Senior Data Scientist in our Growth group, you will drive growth strategy and insights for Roblox. You will analyze and understand how Roblox performs in various markets and identify key opportunities for growth. You’ll partner with data scientists, product managers, engineers and marketers across the company to better understand our players and builders, performing ad hoc analysis, creating dashboards, defining KPIs, applying models, and designing A/B experiments.

You Are:

  • Passionate about data. You have the curiosity and self-drive to continuously learn new techniques and tools to extract value from data. You understand when to apply the appropriate methodology to maximize impact in a pragmatic fashion.
  • A strategic thinker. You get excited when you encounter a challenging business opportunity with a significant upside potential. You bring your data-driven perspectives to drive business decisions.
  • A strong communicator. You understand that analysis must be presented in meaningful ways and engage in spirited discussions about the findings.
  • An expert transforming data with SQL and a scripting language such as Python or R. You’re experienced in crunching massive volumes of data and developing solutions to solve difficult business problems.

You Will:

  • Drive growth for Roblox through data-driven insights
  • Understand how Roblox performs in various markets and demographics
  • Own key growth metrics and identify growth levers to inform strategic investments
  • Design and evaluate A/B experiments
  • Build statistical, data mining, and machine learning models
  • Grow your career with an amazing company

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of industry experience doing quantitative analysis
  • 4+ years of experience using big data query/processing languages such as SQL, Hive or Spark to transform/manipulate very large datasets
  • 4+ years of experience in one or more scripting languages such as Python or R
  • 2+ years of experience in statistical modeling and machine learning
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Economics or other technical field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Economics or other technical field
  • Exposure to analytics projects that drive growth
  • Experience in fast-paced environment or fast growing company
  • Ability to communicate analytics results and data storytelling to influence product direction
  • Experience in product management or business consulting

You’ll Love:

  • Industry-leading compensation package
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy 
  • Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
  • At Roblox HQ:
    • Free catered lunches
    • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
    • Annual CalTrain Go Pass

Company Info.

Roblox Corporation

Roblox Corporation is an American video game developer based in San Mateo, California. Founded in 2004 by David Baszucki and Erik Cassel, the company is the developer of Roblox, which was released in 2006. As of December 31, 2021, Roblox Corporation employs approximately 1,600 people.

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    Information Technology
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  • Location
    970 Park Pl, San Mateo, California 94403, USA
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