Senior Applied Scientist

Last updated 10 days ago
Location:Bellevue, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Bing Ads team is looking for a Senior Applied Scientist to work in the space of large scale Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing, Data Mining and Analytics. The role provides the opportunity to research in these domains, perform large scale data analysis and come up with initiatives, apply techniques and run experiment to improve the targeted metrics, and realize in the production system.


We are looking for a Senior Applied Scientist with deep R&D background to conduct research and development on intelligent search advertising system to mine and learn actionable insights from large scale data and signals we collect from user queries and online activities, advertiser created campaigns and their performances, and myriad responses from the parties touched by the system in Bing ads paid search ecosystem. The role would make algorithmic and modeling improvement to the system, analyze performance and identify opportunities based on offline and online testing, develop and deliver robust and scalable solutions, make direct impact to both user and advertisers experience, and continually increase the revenue for Bing ads.

The role will also include driving projects, mentoring junior members of the team, connect & collaborate with partner teams in research and product group.


  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or Physics. PhD is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills
  • 5+ years of professional experience in applications of machine learning, data science and analysis
  • 3+ years of experience in at least one of the DL frameworks like PyTorch, TensorFlow etc.
  • 3+ years of experience in at least one of programming languages like Python/R/C#/Java/C++
  • Experience with NLP, GNN or Reinforcement Learning is a plus

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