Data & Applied Scientist

Microsoft Corporation San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 1 week ago

Our mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more, with simple, useful, and delightful products. We in Office 365 Communications and Time Management Org are constantly innovating how millions of users collaborate and communicate effectively across the enterprise to make a larger impact.

Millions of Office365 customers rely on Yammer to collaborate effectively and transparently across organization. At our core, we are diverse group of Product People, passionate about delighting our users and embracing the idea that our work is never truly finished.

We are customer obsessed and data driven with focus on delivering functionality at a brisk pace while staying nimble in a changing world. Working together to harness the power of the cloud and to showcase new experiences that serve a wide ecosystem of devices and a diverse set of users.

Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you!

We have various data scientist/machine learning software development opportunities in San Francisco to build solutions that millions of users rely on every day to collaborate and make an impact.

  • Problem Solving: Work with large, complex data sets. Solve difficult, non-routine analysis problems, applying advanced analytical methods as needed; Conduct end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering and requirements specification, processing, analysis, ongoing deliverables and presentations

  • Good Communication: You can explain complex concepts in a simple, understandable way. You can translate numbers into words, and words into decisions.

  • 3+ Years Experience Making Sense of Data: You can manipulate and analyze datasets.

    You might have a degree in a quantitative field or relevant work experience. Just to give you an idea of our backgrounds, our team members have done work in the areas of economics, physics, business, and sociology.

  • Experience using quantitative tools like Python, Excel, SQL, R, or similar stats packages

  • Experience with A/B Testing and experimental design

  • Experience creating machine learning models

  • Familiarity with data system architectures, database design, query optimization, or streaming data tools

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent

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.

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

We're looking for people who want their work to have an impact. If you enjoy thinking critically, questioning assumptions, and collaborating with intelligent folks, we think you'd also enjoy this role.

Here are a few reasons why we love this job:

  • Autonomy: We're independent thinkers, and we each have the freedom to make our own decisions. In addition, we each own our projects.

  • Teamwork: We value autonomy, but that doesn't mean we work alone. Because each analyst has unique strengths and viewpoints, we often teach each other new skills and explore alternative perspectives.

  • High Expectations: Our coworkers rarely ignore our analyses. Rather, they poke holes in them, challenging us to produce stronger, more convincing analyses.

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