The Microsoft Maps and Geospatial team is the center of excellence for understanding and using location and geospatial knowledge for 1st and 3rd party scenarios. In addition to providing map rendering, geocoding and routing capabilities, we also perform address entity resolution, advanced Computer Vision and Image Processing etc. Our work is used internally by major products such as Bing, Office, Windows, Skype, and LinkedIn among others, and we power the Bing Maps APIs offered to 3rd party developers. Our team is looking for developers and data scientists to help with our various machine learning applications including natural language processing, entity matching, result ranking, computer vision, prediction and forecasting, etc.
On this job, you will be joining a highly motivated and agile team focusing on applying deep machine learning solutions and engineering techniques to solve complex geocoding, geospatial and mapping problems in production. You will help to mine the web and other sources for relevant data, scale algorithms and implement global improvements, experiment and deliver effective data models for address parsing, query understanding and ranking. If you have a passion for collaborating with talented individuals, for coding efficient implementations of challenging algorithms, for excelling in a small, dynamic,
Strong algorithm and analytical background and very good understanding on how to apply advanced knowledge to solve real world problems Architectural design and development of large-scale data processing 2+ year experience in software design and development Excellent analytical and communication skills both verbal and written Ability to drive technical investigations and prototyping in a fast-paced startup environment Proficient in C# and .NET Framework or comparable programming environment Ability to work independently in a team to deliver innovative solutions solving challenging business/technical