Principal Product Manager
Posted on 9/19/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Game platform and game creation system
Company Overview
Roblox’s mission is to bring the world together through play. They enable anyone to imagine, create, and have fun with friends as they explore millions of immersive 3D experiences, all built by a global community of developers.
San Mateo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Operations Research
  • Post graduate education (MS or PhD) in a technical or applied quantitative field such as: Machine Learning, Statistics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Operations research, Information theory, Control theory, Econometrics or similar experience
  • 4+ years experience using mathematical modeling and machine learning to solve business problems, especially search and recommendation systems
  • 6+ years of product management experience, ideally with a consumer technology product
  • Ability and experience building products from first principles, leading to industry-defining innovation
  • Ability to balance an incredibly complex multi-sided marketplaces
  • Understanding how to leverage machine learning, its future potential, and build a strategy to execute with a cross-functional team
  • Expertise working with design, data science, analytics, engineering, user research, and product marketing
  • Domain experience with user generated content (UGC) and social
  • Passionate about defining what the metaverse means for people of all ages and the strategy to grow it to billions of people globally
  • Support arguments via data, insights and clear logic chains and convey ideas through well-written memos, detailed specifications or wireframes
  • Thrive in an environment with competing resources and priorities
  • High degree of independent drive
  • Developing cutting edge discovery systems
  • Creating compelling and effective Home organization and navigation models
  • Maximizing the long-term size of the platform while balancing the many-sided marketplace needs to get there including users, creators, and content types like experiences, avatar items, friend recommendations, ads, and more
  • Helping Roblox achieve global success across all ages, while ensuring a trusted and safe discovery system
  • Figuring out the relationship between Home and other discovery surfaces
  • Providing relevant and compelling evidence to inform user choices
  • Build a vision and strategy that delights users and creators and leads to industry-defining innovation that leverages the unique qualities of Roblox
  • Map user, community, and platform value to traceable Home metrics and machine learning objectives to support a variety of diverse applications
  • Deeply understand content demand, supply, and how discovery and machine learning recommendations drive that flywheel
  • Work across the company to accomplish your vision, understand and strategize content supply and demand, and collaborate with other relevant product areas like creator analytics
  • Manage from vision through the product life cycle from planning through to launch
  • Deterministically find and prioritize the most impactful challenges by analyzing complex (multi-dimensional) trade-offs
  • Provide guidance and insights to non-technical audiences and hold your own with world-class experts on machine learning and data science