Applied Scientist 2

Bellevue, WA, United States

What if your job description were simply to make tomorrow better? That's the essence of roles within our Bing Team. Every day, we bring an insatiable curiosity to the table, challenging ourselves to reimagine what is and what can be. We build on what’s come before to create what's next. We drive machine intelligence. We help shape the future. We empower billions of people around the globe. 

 

Responsibilities

Come join a team of strong developers and researchers who have relentlessly improved Bing experience with new techniques. Our team mainly focuses on driving and improving image search and video search engagement. Some of the key focus areas of the team:

 

  • Build proactive multimedia recommendation system to help users discover interesting and valuable content. (Feature link: http://www.bing.com/images?tab=REC ) 
  • Build query graph to enhance search user exploration experience. 
  • Build core algorithm to understand image key concept and context by analyzing big data from users, web and image graphs. (Automatically generating hash tag and description for billions of images http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=national+parks

 

Whether your interest is building robust scalable systems, pushing the advancement of machine learning state of the arts, or simply making things work, the team has compelling projects to offer. We are looking for a self-motivated and talented researcher/developer to own one of the complex feature areas. You will be expected to drive the project from conception to end. This may involve coming up with creative ideas, collaborating with partner team engineers and researchers, developing mathematical models, designing and implementing end-to-end system. Strong machine learning / natural language processing background would be a huge plus. R&D experiences in the following areas is highly desirable: information retrieval, machine learning, data mining, pattern recognition, computer vision, image understanding, deep learning etc.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in CS or equivalent fields
  • 2+ years of experience in deep learning, machine learning or have done PhD projects in one of these areas
  • 2+ years’ experience with implementation of C++, C#, Java or Python
  • PhD preferred
  • Experience in computer vision related projects or nature language processing is a plus;
  • Publications in major conferences and/or journals are a plus.

 

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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com.

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