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Research Scientist
Posted on 3/17/2022
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Are a recognized expert in the community for your domain
  • Identify and frame new research challenges for the field
  • Publish multiple peer-reviewed articles in top-tier venues every year
  • Seek societal impact and real-world validation for your work by driving product direction
  • Have worked in, consulted for, or collaborated with industry R&D groups
  • Regularly collaborate with and mentor graduate students
  • Collaborate with academic peers in your field
  • Serve on conference programme committees
  • Frequently present research at conferences and invited university talks
  • Have a Ph.D. or equivalent research experience in any field
  • Are proficient in C++ and Python and several libraries for your domain
  • Have equivalent experience to a Masters degree in Computer Science systems
  • Use and contribute to open source and data
  • Work closely with engineers to identify new 3-5 year research opportunities and frame constraints on solutions
  • Solve fundamental challenges important to Roblox's vision and business
  • Recruit and mentor graduate interns
  • Mentor or manage junior scientists and engineers
  • Establish collaborations with leading faculty around the world
  • Perform hands-on research, including participating in data collection and programming for experiments and prototypes
  • Publish and present research findings in top-tier peer-reviewed venues
  • Patent inventions
  • Transfer technology into the product by shepherding it through engineering
  • Advise product groups on advances across the field

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.
  • Benefits and Perks - The health and well-being of our employees and their families is our top priority. We offer robust and comprehensive programs with variety to best meet your needs.
  • Well-Being Benefits - With flexible time off and a bi-annual, company-wide spring/summer recharge, Roblox knows how to balance working hard with winding down.
  • Financial Benefits - Competitive compensation packages, 401(k) matching, and flexible share incentives that let you choose how to share in our success.
  • Health and Wellness - Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, family planning resources, and 12 weeks off for all new parents.
  • Flexible Workplace - Our hybrid work schedule balances working onsite and working remotely. Enjoy daily lunch and an in-house fitness center when working from our San Mateo headquarters.
Company Core Values
  • Inspire Others
  • Work Hard
  • Self-Organize
  • Respect the Community
  • Get Stuff Done