Sports Physiology Researcher, Technology and Research on the Microsoft Health/Microsoft Band product in Redmond, WA


TitleSports Physiology Researcher
CategoryResearch
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionTechnology and Research
ProductMicrosoft Health/Microsoft Band
Date AddedMarch 27, 2015
Open Positions1

We are looking for candidates with a technical background, strong project management fundamentals, coupled with knowledge in sports physiology and the ability to compile & analyze large data sets.
The successful candidate will be a strong communicator, creative, can think critically, and is able to analyze & distill complex issues.

- Develop data collection and analysis objectives, plan and conduct testing (data collection)
- Coordinate exercise activities and provide coaching to ensure workouts are completed correctly.

Qualifications:

- Technical (Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics) degree preferred
- Ability to learn technical aspects of electronic data acquisition HW and sensor data logging
- Ability to analyze data and implement changes in the field based upon observations
- Ability to manage communication between multiple teams and coordinate personnel
- Knowledge of a scripting language, basic programming skills desired
- Sports Physiology experience desired (experience as athlete or education in sports training)
- Understanding of basic exercise principles and gym equipment
- Strong attention to detail, ability to develop documentation, draw conclusions and make recommendations to support decision making processes
- Ability to multitask and follow through on assigned tasks with specific timetables
- General understanding of health, nutrition, and overall wellness
- Ability to generate content relevant to health, wellness and physiology based on research and experience.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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