Senior Data Scientist
Communication & Child Safety
Updated on 9/7/2023

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
Apache Hive
Apache Spark
Data Analysis
Data & Analytics
  • Passionate about data. You have the curiosity and enjoy learning new techniques and tools to extract value from data. You're up-to-date on the latest technologies across ML, AI, and data engineering, and are curious to learn more
  • Excited about new challenges. You know how to pick the right tool for the scale and complexity of the problem and love architecting solutions to a diverse set of problems
  • Engaged and insightful. You understand that analysis must be presented in meaningful ways and participate in spirited discussions about the findings. You are keen to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences and discuss appropriate tradeoffs
  • Versatile. The problems we face in this area span a spectrum of products and technologies. You love working with big-picture data across multiple sources and can dive into a variety of technical setups with ease
  • Bachelor or Advanced degree in Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Economics, or other technical field
  • 6+ years of industry experience OR 2+ years of academic experience in addition to 4+ years of industry experience
  • 4+ years of experience applying statistics and 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
  • 4+ years of industry experience in analytics focused on improving the experience and safety of communication products
  • Accelerate product development through your understanding of the underlying data and your ability to partner with product and technical leaders to provide insights that lead to the safest experiences for Roblox's sizable user base
  • Investigate new ways to efficiently discover communication on the Roblox platform that does not conform with our standards of safety and civility
  • Develop modeling solutions to identify new behaviors and signals of malicious user behavior
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to push detection systems toward real-time identification. Additionally, you will partner with trained qualitative investigators to surface the most relevant data while instilling safety and civility in our product decisions