The Bing Ads MPS team is a world-class R and D team of passionate and talented scientists and engineers who aspire to solve challenging problems and turn innovative ideas into high-quality products and services that can help hundreds of millions of users and advertisers, and directly impact our business. Our experimentation infrastructure allows us to innovate and test new algorithms rapidly with live traffic to measure their effectiveness, and launch them in production as soon as they produce positive results, which makes our work environment productive and rewarding. We are looking for an Applied Scientist or Machine Learning Scientist to incubate technologies from end to end to make product impact. The candidate will engage in high potential projects grounded in applications to improve our ad, query and web page understanding.
Determine problems to solve based on data analysis and customer requirements Formulate problems mathematically/algorithmically Use techniques from research to solve the problems Build models, algorithms, and mechanisms in production grade systems Perform A/B testing to determine the best course of action Drive Collaborations with other teams in Microsoft Mentor other members of the team
5+ years outstanding expertise and hands-on experience on one or more of machine learning, text analysis, statistics, information retrieval, natural language processing, computer vision, and computational economics, with a strong understanding of both practical and theoretical aspects 5+ years experience in software development 2+ years experience in technical leadership Knowledge of C#, C++, Java or Python MS/PhD degree in CS/EE or related areas is preferred Ability to independently drive collaborations across teams Passionate, self-motivated Effective communication skills, both verbal and written