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San Mateo, CA, United States

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.

As a Senior Machine Learning Engineer, you will work on challenging problems leveraging Generative AI for 3D content creation. You will help us build AI-driven creation tools for 3D assets on Roblox such as avatars, objects, scenes and fully interactive environments. We are looking for engineers to lead the vision of generative AI at Roblox while ensuring a high level of civility of content and interactions on the platform.

You Will:

  • Develop and implement state-of-the-art ML models.
  • Mentor and guide junior team members and provide technical leadership.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest research in ML and related fields, and apply this knowledge to improve the model performance.
  • Have the opportunity to publish your innovations in top-tier vision/graphics conferences.

You Have:

  • 3+ years experience in developing machine learning models, preferably in image, video, or 3D representations or equivalent PhD experience.
  • Strong programming skills in Python and experience with deep learning frameworks such as Pytorch or TensorFlow.
  • Strong understanding of state-of-the-art deep learning network architectures and primitives.
  • Excellent cross-functional skills, partnering with organization leaders, driving to a conclusion.
  • Technical depth in one or more of the following areas: generative AI, ML applied to safety, large language models, ML applications for game content creation.
  • Experience developing ML applications for working with 3D models and familiarity with the techniques like differentiable rendering and representations like neural radiance fields.
  • Familiarity with generative AI techniques such as diffusion models.
  • Publications in top-tier computer graphics/vision conferences (bonus)
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
$233,840$283,780 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.

Estimated Salary range:

Our salary intelligence, powered by our AI algorithms, has calculated an estimated range for this position between $140,000 - $200,000 . Please note that the actual salary for this position may vary, as it is dependent on various factors including but not limited to experience, location, and market dynamics.

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