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Data & Applied Scientist

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Microsoft
Headquarters: Redmond, WA
https://careers.microsoft.com
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The Visual Studio product line brings rich client experiences together with cloud services to create developer experiences for building next generation applications targeting devices across multiple platforms (Android, iOS, and Windows) and cloud services, providing world class debugging and diagnostics tools to developers. Visual Studio is used by millions of developers each day and yet we are just starting to get a understanding of product usage, product health in the real world and the developers that use it.

Our business depends on a data-driven, customer-obsessed approach to validate that the customer experiences are world class. As such, we expect to invest in tools and engineering systems to help collect, ingest, analyze and visualize data, deeply understand customers, engage with them to understand their needs, and invest in other efforts that will help us assess value and also deliver insights into these experiences. We use big data, create data services and web technologies to build data experiences at cloud scale. We use both proprietary and open source technologies, develop innovative engineering solutions to solve hard technical problems, and forge into new and unknown territories. We create systems to stitch product telemetry from client applications & services to tell the story about how customers are using our products. We are building our capability to derive insights from product telemetry and customer feedback to drive our business on a cloud cadence. We’re evolving our team to become a data driven organization; join us and you’ll have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in this transformation.

Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to ensure maximum impact in the data platform space of Visual Studio product line
  • Engage with internal partners and the community to drive product and business health
  • Collaborate with an outstanding team of colleagues

Qualifications

Required
  • 2+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Proficiency with any of: JavaScript, Python, R, Go, SQL, Scala, C#, Java, C/C++, TypeScript, React
  • BS or BA degree

Other Preferred Qualifications
  • Education or industry Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, or Kafka.
  • Education or industry experience in statistics, data analysis or machine learning.
  • Designing and coding services
  • Familiarity with micro-service architectures and principles
  • Web development

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. 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.