Microsoft gaming and devices marketing data sciences team is looking for an exceptionally talented data scientist in the Microsoft consumer devices space. If you are passionate about working with big data to generate insights to solve complex business problems and influence product engineering and marketing strategies, this is the position for you. We are seeking outstanding data scientists with a strong passion for solving practical problems, innovative thinking, strong communication and collaborative skills.
This is a unique opportunity to work on terabyte scale data in the exciting areas of online multiplayer gaming and Surface devices. You will leverage machine learning and advanced statistical modeling combined with a strong business focus to deliver measurable impact on the business performance. As part of the team you will be working with highly experienced data scientists with broad expertise in machine learning, statistics, graph and network analysis, and advanced analytics. Responsibilities include machine learning/predictive modeling, inferential modeling, econometric forecasting, market driver
Qualifications: MS or PhD (preferred) in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Applied Physics, Economics, Marketing Science or similar quantitative discipline. Several graduate level coursework in statistical modeling and inference, machine learning, and data mining. 3+ years' professional experience in application of advanced statistical and analytical techniques. Preference given to candidates with: Dissertation/thesis or peer-reviewed publications in machine learning, data mining, text mining, graph mining, online learning, etc. Hands-on experience in data management on large