Microsoft Corporation Data & Applied Scientist in Redmond, Washington

We are looking for an Applied Scientist capable of using Machine Learning and Data Science techniques to design and implement state-of-the-art solutions to unique and challenging problems. As an Applied Scientist in our team you will identify impactful problems, design and run experiments, investigate new algorithms, and find new ways of optimizing experience of Azure customers.

About You - thrive in ambiguous and fast pacing environments and are able learn new concepts quickly. You possess strong communication skills and work effectively with both business and technical partners. You quickly gain a deep understanding of the problem you are solving and identify and evaluate potential solutions. You are self-motivated and can work without supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Use machine learning and analytical techniques to solve business problems in cloud computing domain.

  • Analyze and extract relevant information from both structured and unstructured Azure data to help optimize experience of internal and external customers.

  • Design, develop, evaluate and deploy innovative predictive models and success metrics.

  • Partner with software engineering and product teams to drive real-time model deployments and new feature improvements.

  • Mentor engineers and scientists in the use of ML techniques data science best practices.

  • You will lead the design and development of the key metrics that drive cross-team decisions.

  • Performing In-depth Validations and Functionality testing to ensure data accuracy and connectivity between critical systems.

  • Creating Dashboards and other data analytics presenting data on network state.

  • Clear technical writing to support the Azure Networking.

Qualifications

Required Qualifcations:

  • 2 years experience as a Data Scientist or Applied Scientist

Preferred qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Computer Science

  • Experience working effectively with engineering teams

  • Experience using R, Python, SQL.

  • Experience distilling informal customer requirements into tangible problem definitions

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, ability to convey technical concepts and their implications to non-experts

  • Peer reviewed scientific contributions in premier journals and conferences

  • Knowledge of and some and practical experience in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, statistics, NLP, recommendation systems, forecasting, hypothesis testing

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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