Microsoft Studios makes some of the best AAA games on the planet and the opportunities for a motivated Data Scientist are endless. You will have the chance to work on AI/ML projects that could include petabytes of data and the solutions implemented will change the way we develop games and entertainment services. We are an agile team within Studios Quality tackling a wide range of problems throughout the game development process. The ideal candidate is someone who can independently research and find creative solutions that have business impact. There is a lot of freedom to choose projects based on areas of interest (Image Classification, NLP, Deep Learning) and experimentation time. A startup mentality allows for rapid prototyping and immediate feedback from our partners and customers. Studios Quality works on major franchises that include Halo, Forza, Gears of War, Crackdown and Microsoft Casual Suite. We are involved in all phases of development and sustainment efforts.
Research opportunities and implement Data/ML solutions that improve game quality and enhance the customer experience Work with game designers, developers, producers, and testers to measure and analyze the customer experience across new and existing game features Communicate feature and systems health through dashboards based on in-game
MS or PHD in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Applied Math or related field 3+ years of experience with Python, R Experience with machine learning frameworks (CNTK, TensorFlow, Theano) Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms 3+ years of SQL or NoSQL experience Experience working with Big Data processing tools Additional Qualifications Strong visual storytelling skills with Power BI, Excel, Tableau, etc. Experience with Hive query language and Kusto query language