Senior Data Scientist

Last updated 27 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Microsoft News & Feeds team is looking for a passionate Data Scientist in the core recommendation team - the project that has the potential to define the future of content services for Microsoft. Imagine billion of users around the world can discover content they care about and start new conversations with their friends, family and colleagues. Today, Windows has close to 1 billion monthly active users, and Outlook, Teams, Edge, and Bing also have hundreds of millions users plus the partnership with third party, the presents a huge opportunity to engage users with content worldwide.

Do you want to challenge yourself and pursue the latest ideas while changing the way millions of people do local search every day? Do you want to build scalable services using state of art deep learning that can truly help users using Windows/Bing in mobile and desktop.


  • Participate in design, implementation, and execution across a variety of features regarding personalization and relevance.
  • Drive innovations in NLP applications, ranking and recommendation algorithms.


  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science/statistics/math or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years software development, research or data scientist experience.
  • 2+ years of strong experience developing end to end ML/DL systems.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong C++/Java/Python or any other OOP skills with a good knowledge of Data Structures/Algorithms.
  • Strong knowledge in deep learning computational graph frameworks, such as Tensorflow/Pytorch.
  • Experience working through full product cycles from initial design to final product delivery.
  • Knowledge and experience in large scale data analytics, such as Spark, a plus.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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