Data & Applied Scientist

Main Location
Redmond, WA, United States
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The Visual Studio team is currently building the next generation family of Microsoft developer products! This endeavor offers big opportunities for data science and machine learning. These products include our development environments ranging from editors and compilers to dev ops. These tools are cloud connected to Azure, and afford a tremendous opportunity to utilize data science, machine learning, and AI to provide analytics and algorithmic data science systems to better understand and serve our users.


The Data Science team within Visual Studio brings the unique IQ of understanding data through statistical techniques and building systems using cutting-edge machine learning algorithms at scale. The scientists closely work with business to design and develop novel AI solutions. They also work toward gathering deep insights and help in making data-driven business decisions. 


Basic Qualifications:

1+ years development skills in Python, C#, C++ or Java


Preferred Qualifications:

Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or related fields (undergraduates with significant appropriate experience will be considered).

Strong academic work and professional experience in statistics, machine learning, including deep learning, NLP, econometrics.

Experience in building cloud-scale systems and experience working with open source stacks for data processing and data science is desirable.

Excellent communication skills, ability to present and write reports, strong teamwork and collaboration skills.


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.




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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Data & Applied Scientist
Microsoft Corporation