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Senior Software Engineer Microsoft
Bellevue, WA

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Bing local search team serves millions of users every day to help users complete tasks end to end, such as booking a hotel, reserving a restaurant table, build a vacation plan, and getting a taxi using state of art data mining and machine learning technology. This trend is accelerated by the mobile devices, equipped with the mobile web to keep user always online, multiple sensors to extend user inputs from texts to speech, images, location and connect online to offline, cloud computation to enable intelligent inferences and large-scale data mining, and native apps to deliver compelling user experiences. With this, search engine's role is to connect people with services, turn intentions into actions lightning fast, and eventually make your mobile devices as your personal task assistant.

The developer will have flexibility to work on variation of large-scale data mining, and machine learning projects, such as local query slot detection, query intent modeling, entity understanding. This is a unique opportunity for you to develop you skill in end to end online business, learn and grow in a result driven product team, especially learn and apply your machine learning knowledge and techniques.

* 5+ years programming experiences in C++/C#.
* Strong coding, problem solving and data modeling & analysis skills.
* Passionate and self-motivated.
* Experiences in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, data mining, information retrieval, natural language processing, query understanding.
* Ability to drive cross team collaborations and ship production features in a fast-paced startup environment.
* Superior communication skills, both verbal and written.
* Customer/end result driven in design and development.

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.

* Understanding the intents of local services as actions they enable and entities they act upon, via machine learning and big data analysis techniques
* Having deep understanding for the local entity in daily life, such as restaurant, hotel, home improvement service. Satisfying user intent with the rich and relevant entity information
* Enhancing the end2end user experience to help user complete task efficiently and conveniently
* Shipping task completion features via web/app services on, Cortana, Bing search apps on iOS/Android, Spartan/Office/Skype/etc. and external search API

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