Microsoft Corporation Boston , MA 02298
The Semantic Machines group is working to reshape human-computer interaction with conversational AI in our Boston, MA and Berkeley, CA offices. We're looking for full stack software engineers to work hand-in-hand with our data and research teams to come up with new approaches to solving deep problems in dialog data collection, natural language processing, and machine learning.
3-5 years of experience in a software engineering role including use of standard web technologies such as Typescript/Scala/Java/etc.
Ability to take ownership of software projects, including collecting feedback and requirements, producing technical designs, and iterating on the resulting software with users over time.
History of building rich UIs such as IDEs, data annotation/exploration systems, or sophisticated web apps, with a focus on improving workflow of internal or external users.
Familiarity with functional programming, static type systems, and algorithmic complexity, as well as a desire to strive for understandable and flexible abstractions in code.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in technologies we use, including Typescript, React, and Scala/Java as well as those with related experience in machine learning, natural language processing, or dialogue systems.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field (or equivalent experience).
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Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
Collaborate with our data collection team to create rich web-based tools for human annotation, data review, and metrics gathering.
Build UI to enable rapid experimentation by visualizing/exploring system behavior, datasets, and internal model representations.
Work with our research team to build and run experiments for improvements to our core representations and learning mechanisms.