Principal Data Lead in Xbox Live Community at Microsoft

Principal Data Lead in Xbox Live Community Details

April 22, 2019, 4:42 p.m.
Engineering
People Manager
Full-Time
Redmond, WA
Live Data team Xbox Live, the
Xbox Live is an exceptional place to work – for every gamer, and every non-gamer with a real passion for deeply understanding our current and future gaming fans. It is a place where we recognize that we are better when we work together, and even better still when we lift and grow one another. We are made stronger by our array of dynamic perspectives and ideas. And we have fun, a lot of fun. You should join us. Xbox Live, the leading gamer network spanning console, PC and mobile games, is central to Microsoft's gaming strategy. Xbox Live provides the breadth of social gaming experiences with Xbox Live clubs, friends, chat, messaging, community hubs, game hubs, game activity feed, and much more. Xbox Live has an exemplary future as it expands to serve many more scenarios where consumers, and creators interact with each other. We are looking for a creative, analytical and experienced engineering leader to run the Xbox Live Data team. In this role, you will lead a passionate group of engineers

Responsibilities • As a technical leader, you will provide architectural mentorship, hold a high bar on quality and manage the projects through meticulous execution. You are not afraid to roll up sleeves and be in the trenches if needed. • As a people manager you will inspire, attract, hire, mentor and grow a team of talented engineers, analysts, and data scientists. • As an innovator, you will deliver the insights that drive the Xbox business and products. We do not have a fixed list of requirements. Deeply understanding what excites our existing users and what motivates new users to join Xbox
Qualifications Basic Qualifications: • At least 10 years of professional software development or data science experience and 3 years of people management experience • At least 5 years of experience using data and insights to drive product changes, formally via A/B experiments, and presenting insights to leadership/partners • Customer obsession, and a real passion for delivering delightful consumer end-to-end experiences. • Genuine love for the product and seeks out opportunity to ideate and follow through with execution. • Experience running an agile team that ideates, gets things done quickly,
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