The Power BI team is looking for a Data Scientist to join our Growth team – we work hard, have fun, value collaboration and believe in a data culture where facts replace opinions. Power BI is one of the fastest growing SaaS services at Microsoft and we're working to empower millions of business users in organizations around the planet to achieve more with their data. As a team we are passionate about the impact data science can have on our business when applied to user acquisition, engagement and retention. We work collaboratively within the larger data science community at Microsoft. The mission of the growth team is to apply data science to web telemetry, product telemetry and complementary datasets to unlock hidden patterns and opportunities in the customer and user lifecycle from acquisition to engagement to retention.
Conduct ad hoc data analysis in a fast-paced agile environment Develop statistical/machine learning models for user/customer segmentation, classification and propensity to act. Collaborate with data engineers to operationalize your models in production Collaborate with data analysts to develop insightful operational dashboards and reporting for ongoing monitoring of user acquisition, engagement and retention. Collaborate with product management and engineering to deepen the product team's understanding of user and customer behavior, and identify opportunities to improve user acquisition, engagement
A minimum of 4+years of experience. A bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline like Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or a similar relevant field (Master's or higher preferred) or equivalent. Strong background in data science, machine learning and statistics Experience with statistical programming in R or Python Experience working with big data systems for ad hoc query and data preparation Excellent interpersonal communication and collaboration skills