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Are you a passionate engineer that enjoys building realtime scalable customer-facing services? Do you have experience doing full-stack engineering development and have knowledge and experience in data science?

We are a common team in Data Services - we do work for Azure Database Migration Services (DMS), Azure MySQL, Azure PostgreSQL and SQL Server. We do feature development and Data Science/ Machine Learning work for these services.

Over the past 10+ years, the Data Group in the Cloud and Enterprise division has grown from a 40-million-dollar business to 7+ billion-dollar business and is a key revenue generator at Microsoft. The usage spans from developers, SMBs to huge enterprises taking mission-critical dependencies on our platform for a range of workloads from super-fast OLTP workloads & advanced DW scenarios to analytics, search and non-relational options. Working with the full range of customers and products, the Data Migration team's charter is to enable customers to easily migrate to Azure.

Azure Database for PostgreSQL is the newest service added to the family of relational database services provided in Microsoft Azure. We are expanding the choice of database services in Azure and, MySQL and PostgreSQL are the newest offerings. The team is building the PostgreSQL service on the common platform supporting all relational database workloads, and leveraging the scale of our global presence in all Azure datacenters. We are a full stack team, tackling the breadth of technology from distributed systems, availability, scalability, query performance and processing, storage, operating systems, networking, management tools, web development, user experience and most other fields in Computer Science. We are reaching out to the open source community and are actively looking for ways to collaborate on enhancing the database engines we support.

We do feature development and modeling for Data Migration and PostgreSQL. The features we are currently developing include Query Store, Performance Insights and Performance Recommendations. The Machine Learning work we are doing as part of Intelligent Database system influences various parts of the core products.


* Experience developing and shipping scalable systems
* Knowledge of Machine Learning fundamentals. Experience building and shipping models for complex business problems. Good to have: Experience with some deep learning DNN frameworks desired e.g. Keras, Tensorflow, CNTK.
* MS or PhD in machine learning, computer science or equivalent technical field
* Good written and verbal communication and presentation skills
* Proficiency in Python, C++/C# and SQL Server required. Good to have: Javascript, AngularJS, NodeJS, Python, Hadoop/Spark preferably some Azure technologies e.g. Azure SQL, Azure Search, PowerBI, Azure Data Factory


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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.


* Navigate through a complex software system without supervision or guidance and fix bugs and implement features
* Rewrite parts of the system to scale and generalize better. Significant rearchitecting and redesigning will be part of the job.
* Build, maintain and operationalize machine learning models
* Work closely with internal customers to understand their requirements and implement them

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