Program Manager, Market Science & Innovation, Bing Ads Business Team

Microsoft Corporation Bellevue , WA 98009

Posted 2 weeks ago

Would you like to be part of a team who is building the capabilities to apply data science to solving marketing and advertising opportunities for a global multi-billion-dollar business?

Bing Ads is the economic engine driving monetization of search, content & apps across Microsoft and strategic partners. The Market Science & Innovation team is expanding and becoming into the data science center of excellence within the Bing Ads Business Team. We use data science, machine learning and, in the future, Artificial Intelligence to build models and internally consumed products that help sales and marketing teams better optimize their activities to drive short-term and long-term business growth.

  • BA/BS degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Computer science, statistics, economics, operations research) or equivalent practical experience

  • 3+ years program management, building, or managing online products, including experience in data analysis.

  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical background. Experience with articulating business problems, developing/validating hypothesis, and translating analysis results into actionable business recommendations

  • Experience presenting analysis findings and recommendations at multiple levels of stakeholders. Strong verbal. written, and visual communication skills

  • Ability to influence at all levels and work effectively across teams and geographies

  • Growth-hacking mentality to find a way and make an impact to the business

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in computer Science / engineering or related areas

  • Direct experience defining and managing data science projects within a data science team

  • Experience using SQL to extract and manipulate large datasets, or with other programming languages such as Python, R

  • Experience working in online industry and sales/marketing organization preferred

  • Experience building platform monitoring systems

  • Good understanding of online analysis and experimentation methodologies

  • Working knowledge of the online advertising space

Location/Travel You will be based in Bellevue, WA. You can expect limited travel, less than 5%

Join us and be one who empowers billions! That's incredible reach. When you combine that with your own inspiration, plus the freedom and support to make your ideas happen, you can make a huge impact on how people work and live all over the world.

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.

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We are looking for a motivated Program Manager to work with our team of Data Scientists to define, develop and deliver high impact projects such as advertiser forecasting, seasonality, potential and engagement modeling. Specifically, you will be responsible for insuring all projects have detailed problems statements with clear success criteria and metrics. Additionally, you are expected to work closely with their Data Science partners on feature engineering and model development efforts. And, finally, you play a key role in the evaluation of model performance and measuring effectiveness in driving advertiser performance and engagement.

As part Product Manager and part Data Scientist, you work with diverse teams across Microsoft Advertising (MSA) to identify opportunities to leverage the team's expertise and models to deliver business insights regarding the state of demand within our marketplace and guide sales and marketing initiatives.


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