Senior Data & Applied Scientist

Redmond, WA, United States

Microsoft Research AI (MSR AI) is a research and development organization that brings together the breadth of talent across Microsoft Research to pursue game-changing advances in artificial intelligence. The Language & Information Technologies group in MSR AI combines advances in machine learning with innovations in language understanding and human computer interaction to build the next generation of intelligence assistance experiences that harnesses AI to empower people. Our work advances the state-of-the-art in artificial intelligence while providing practical solutions to real-world problems and translating core technologies into practice

 

We are looking for innovative, collaborative, and highly motivated individuals that have experience in the fields of Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing or Information Retrieval to join our team. As a member of our team, you will work with cutting-edge technologies pushing the state of the art and transferring technologies into practice. You will work on highly visible and impactful projects building technologies in the areas of language understanding, user behavior modeling and information retrieval and bringing intelligence with clear user value to existing and new Microsoft products. You will work closely with top-notch research and product teams across Microsoft.

Responsibilities

As a member of our team, you will be responsible for:

·         Developing solutions for real world, large scale problems.

·         Engaging in research for developing new cutting-edge technologies

·         Developing deep learning models for natural language understanding and user modeling

·         Working independently and collaboratively with other research and product teams across Microsoft

·         Thinking creatively, and proactively and in a self-driven manner to solve existing problems and identify new opportunities

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

·         M.Sc., Ph.D. or 5+ years of experience in computer Science.

·         Programming experience in one or more of the following: C#, JAVA, C, C++, Python

·         Experience in Natural Language Understanding, Machine Learning, or Data Mining.

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Familiarity with open source machine learning and NLP frameworks such as Scikit Learn, Spark, NLTK, CNTK, PyTorch or Tensor Flow.

·         Experience with deploying machine learning models in production environments.

·         Experience with large datasets and distributed computing

·         Publications in major ML/NLP/IR conferences

 

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.

 

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