Data & Applied Scientist Manager at Microsoft

Data & Applied Scientist Manager Details

Sept. 28, 2018, 11:40 p.m.
People Manager
Redmond, WA
Artificial Intelligence and
Are you passionate about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning? Do you enjoy learning new technologies and applying them to data problems? Can you direct a team of data scientists towards a common goal, and foster a data driven culture across an entire team? The Machine Learning team in Microsoft News is looking for an experienced Machine Learning leader to join our team.

The primary function of this role will be to lead a group of machine learning experts and to work closely with Content, Editorial, and Engineering teams to define data metrics, ML models, and use scenarios, to drive user engagement, personalization, and more. You will be working with a talented group of ML/AI experts to develop innovative models for delivering personalized content based on implicit and explicit behavioral signals from the user; by fostering a culture of empiricism and experimentation, you will enable agile deployment of new models and algos.
Skills and Qualifications: A self-starter who can work independently, pro-actively identify opportunities, and implement solutions Provide holistic thinking and drive toward architectural clarity. Knowledge of statistical theory, such as statistical models, distributions, derivations for Bayesian formulas, etc. Experienced with ML techniques such as neural networks, clustering, random forests, etc. Fluent in either R or Python (with pandas/numpy), and at least one of C#, C++, or Java, etc. Analytical problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail and an obsession with data accuracy. Verbal
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