Data Scientist

Company Name: Microsoft
Location: United States, Redmond (WA)
Date Posted: 18th Nov, 2016

Work as part of the data science team to develop cutting edge methodologies in People Analytics.

The potential scope of this role is very broad and includes: 

    Direct services work with customers and the Customer Solutions team manipulating data and helping develop methodologies to model and predict business outcomes 

    Working with the Product team to prototype, develop and refine data-driven product metrics and features 

    Helping to govern and manage the enormous and complex pipeline of data that we use in our product and decision making 

    Helping to develop the skills of the broader product and services team as data-savvy leaders who ask great questions and make informed decisions


2+ years of professional data science experience or combination of work and postgraduate education in data science.

Bachelor in Statistics/Math/Computer Science or related field   

Experience and proficiency in coding skills relevant for data science, especially Python 

Experience in NoSQL database (e.g. MongoDB) and Relational database (e.g., Oracle, SQLServer or PostgreSQL) 

Excellent oral communication skills and be able to interact effectively with development, operations and business teams in Microsoft   

Preferred Qualifications

    Experience with agile development methodology

    Experience with Hadoop/MapReduce or Spark