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Senior Learning Scientist

RobloxFull-time$206k - $270kSan Mateo, CaliforniaMay 8, 2024
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Every day, tens of millions of people come to Roblox to explore, create, play, learn, and connect with friends in 3D immersive digital experiences– all created by our global community of developers and creators. 

At Roblox, we’re building the tools and platform that empower our community to bring any experience that they can imagine to life. Our vision is to reimagine the way people come together, from anywhere in the world, and on any device. We’re on a mission to connect a billion people with optimism and civility, and looking for amazing talent to help us get there. 

A career at Roblox means you’ll be working to shape the future of human interaction, solving unique technical challenges at scale, and helping to create safer, more civil shared experiences for everyone.

The People Science & Analytics team at Roblox supports our People, Places, and Systems group in optimizing the talent lifecycle, encompassing talent identification, data-driven competency development, and the scientific management of learning, development, and well-being throughout their tenure with our company.

Our team works to provide many insights and solutions for Roblox, from developing industry-leading hiring assessments and conducting job analysis to performing both quantitative and qualitative workforce research, and architecting data analytics systems and tools. 

Reporting to the Senior Director, People Science and Analytics, you will join a world-class group of people, learning, and data scientists who are focused on collecting and using qualitative and quantitative data to guide decisions and to design and support Roblox's approach to leadership, people development, and organizational design and culture.

This role is based onsite at our HQ in San Mateo, CA.

You Will:

  • Work with a versatile team of scientists, software engineers, game designers, and data scientists to implement science-based and data-driven solutions across the entire range of recruiting and human resources challenges. 
  • Contribute to the design and development of assessments and intelligent training systems using cognitive psychology and learning theory principles.
  • Partner with subject matter experts (SME) and XFN leads across the organization to develop programs to develop employee skills.
  • Develop research and data collection plans for evaluating the success of a solution.

You Have:

  • A PhD (with 4+ years experience) in Learning Science, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, or related field.
  • 4+ years of experience in qualitative methods.
  • Experience developing tools to evaluate individuals’ cognitive skills and content knowledge.
  • Curiosity and self-drive to continuously learn new techniques and tools to improve the organization.
  • The ability to be flexible and quickly adapt in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
For roles that are based at our headquarters in San Mateo, CA: The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.  All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.
Annual Salary Range
$206,190$270,270 USD

Roles that are based in our San Mateo, CA Headquarters are in-office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with optional in-office on Monday and Friday (unless otherwise noted).

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 five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
    • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
    • Annual CalTrain Go Pass

Roblox provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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