Sr. Data & Applied Scientist

Last updated 7 days ago
Location:Bellevue, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) is the next explosive growth area in technology relevant to every business in every industry on the planet. The data economy is already booming, and by 2021 there will be a projected 35 zettabytes of data generated by 50 billion connected devices. From these mountains of data, AI and ML will harvest valuable predictive signals and patterns that will fundamentally transform the face of business. With our own already existing volumes of data and research assets, Microsoft is investing to be a key player and a market leader in this industry. AI Platform group at Microsoft has the charter to bring the best of our AI & Research assets, tools and cloud infrastructure, rich data, and trusted position together, to deliver AI and ML services and solutions to customers.

The mission of the AI Customer Engineering team (ACE team) within the AI Platform Group is to infuse AI in real world solutions and extending the signals from real world patterns to building robust, scalable AI platform services and products. To achieve this, we are co-innovating AI and ML powered solutions (rich APIs, ML models and end to end services) with our strategic ISVs and Enterprise customers, leverage many other Azure technologies, including Azure Data Analytics (Synapse, ADF, SQL and ADB) and Python/C# microservices, Azure Functions and AKS.


Create and manage complete designs that solve classes of problems, enable group of components and satisfy business, customer, engineering and operational requirements.

We are looking for smart, highly motivated, and innovative Data and Applied Scientist of all levels to join us at the ground floor of this well-resourced start-up effort. Joining this team you can expect to work with a team of talented colleagues in building cutting-edge AI business solutions alongside of R&D teams and strategic ISVs and customers. We seek experienced engineers who are passionate about building complete, highly performant intelligent software services, with a scalable and sustainable architecture and implementation while incorporate data privacy capabilities.

We want a customer-focused engineer who is motivated to drive the creation of great enterprise products and who can collaborate and partner with other product teams, and engineers.

Knowledge transfer to partners and community is one of the core responsibilities, we need you to present in public event, and author/publish blogs.


  • Bachelor’s degree, or MS degree in Computer Science, Statistics or Applied Mathematics, Data Science, or Machine Learning. Ph. D. preferred.
  • practical experience in Machine Learning techniques & tools are preferred
  • 2+ years of experience with general purpose programming language (Python/Java/C# etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience with software design and development in distributed system and services APIs, large data processing architecture and strong knowledge of databases

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.



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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