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Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Our mission is to power, protect, and transform Microsoft and to be the voice of our digital transformation in the market.

Microsoft Digital is responsible for building, managing, and securing the products, processes, and services that our company runs on. Microsoft Digital helps all Microsoft employees get their jobs done, by strategically managing and maintaining horizontal platforms such as SAP, Adobe, and our business applications, productivity, and collaboration experiences like Teams and SharePoint. As a steward of the world’s data, a critical tenant of Microsoft Digital is making sure our data and our customer’s data is secure. Microsoft Digital is responsible for company-wide information security and compliance, with a strategic focus on information protection, assessment, awareness, governance, and enterprise business continuity. As the first customer of our own products and services, Microsoft Digital’s charter is to influence and work with engineering teams across the company to build and grow the cloud products and services we deploy to enterprise customers at scale across the globe.

Microsoft’s Retail Experiences team is looking for a highly motivated engineer, building advanced machine learning models on transactional, behavioral data sets, passionate about data, machine learning and data sciences for providing great customer experiences for online stores and Microsoft experience centers. This opportunity will get you working on large scale structured, unstructured data sets, apply deep learning techniques on the real-world datasets to build and deploy models using the latest Azure cloud technologies like Azure machine learning, Synapse and Azure data lake.

A well-qualified candidate should be highly technical, building and designing enterprise scale predictive analytics. They are a self-starter with abundant intellectual curiosity who excels at framing problems analytically, comfortable working through ambiguity, and have a proven track record of helping leverage analytical insights to drive impactful decisions.

Responsibilities

  • Formulatinga real-world enterprisescenariointo a machinelearning problem and think of optimal ways of solving.

  • Data wrangling withlarge data setsonthe cloudto understand the properties of thedata.

  • Transformingdata into innovative features/signals that can improve a machine-learningtasks.

  • Participate in end-to-end machine learning model lifecycle, from prototyping, implementing & evaluating ML and DL models, followed by deployment and monitoring usingAzure.

  • Workingin a team of engineers, data scientists, UX experts to deliver an intuitive,robust solution to thecustomer.

  • Self-learningnew techniquesand advances inmachine learningfrom textbooks and research papersand applying them to problem.

  • Solid written/verbal communications skills and excellent problem-solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy

  • Proven experience with tolerance for ambiguity working through incubation to actual product definition.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s ormaster’sdegree in Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields

  • At least5-6years of experience (or research projects in lieu of industry experience) in the areas of data science, machine learning or information retrieval

  • 4+ years of experience in building big data solutions, large-scale data processing using one of the programming languages - Python,R, Scala, U-SQL or C#

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to leverage APIs, and other relevant data science & data analytical tools such as Azure Machine learning, Synapse with strong data analytics & debugging skills.

  • Knowledge and demonstrable skills in Deep learning architectures and implementation usingPytorchorTensorFlow.

  • Practical experience with Spark

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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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