Microsoft Studios makes some of the best AAA games on the planet and the opportunities for a motivated Data Scientist are endless. You will have the chance to work on AI/ML projects that could include petabytes of data and the solutions implemented will change the way we develop games and entertainment services.
We are an agile team within Studios Quality tackling a wide range of problems throughout the game development process.
The ideal candidate is someone who can independently research and find creative solutions that have business impact. There is a lot of freedom to choose projects based on areas of interest (Image Classification, NLP, Deep Learning) and experimentation time. A startup mentality allows for rapid prototyping and immediate feedback from our partners and customers. Studios Quality works on major franchises that include Halo, Forza, Gears of War, Crackdown and Microsoft Casual Suite. We are involved in all phases of development and sustainment efforts.
* MS or PHD in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Applied Math or related field
* 5+ years of experience with Python, R
* Experience with machine learning frameworks (CNTK, TensorFlow, Theano)
* Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
* 3+ years of SQL or NoSQL experience
* Experience working with Big Data processing tools
* Strong visual storytelling skills with Power BI, Excel, Tableau, etc.
* Experience with Hive query language and Kusto query language
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.
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
* Research opportunities and implement Data/ML solutions that improve game quality and enhance the customer experience
* Work with game designers, developers, producers, and testers to measure and analyze the customer experience across new and existing game features
* Communicate feature and systems health through dashboards based on in-game telemetry and user data
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