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Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer in Bellevue, Washington

What if your job description were simply, make tomorrow better. That is the essence of roles within our Bing Team. Every day, we bring an insatiable curiosity to the table, challenging ourselves to reimagine what is and what can be. We build on what has come before to create what is next. We drive machine intelligence. We help shape the future. We empower billions of people around the globe.

Responsibilities

Since Bing launched in June of 2009, the search world has changed for the better. We are helping people break free from search overload and enabling them to make decisions with Bing’s powerful, friendly tools. We are attracting new users and changing how people think about Microsoft and Search. We have a long road ahead and we need your help! Bing is the beating heart of the Microsoft AI. Current position enables you to be part of the evolving intelligent Bing search where you will be responsible for

  • Implement web or mobile interfaces using CSS, JavaScript (and JS libraries) and cloud development

  • Analyze and take decisions based on complex and ambiguous (big) data points

  • Machine Learning/AI/Natural Language Processing to develop scalable backend data platform to enable various experiences

  • Work closely with our PM and design teams to define feature specifications and build the next generation of products leveraging frameworks (such as ASP.net) and open-source (such as React & React Native)

Qualifications

Key to our continued success in this hypercompetitive space is taking enormous volumes of data and turning them into useful, actionable information to drive increased user engagement through great Bing features and improvements. We are talking petabytes of data about how searches succeed, how they fail, and how we can improve Bing and its partners. You will engage very closely with other key partner teams that are dependent on our platform and experiences, to drive end-to-end scenario helping our user growth. This position offers great career-growth potential as well as the impact and visibility across the entire Bing organization. Being at the very core of Bing engineering, it also offers great exposure to the latest software and hardware technology trends in the search industry.

A successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • 2+ years of professional front end, web, or mobile software developing with HTML, CSS, JavaScript Framework, and general web technologies

  • 2+ years of software development experience with proficiency in C# or C/C++ 2+ years of experience with relational databases and SQL

  • Understanding of MVC architecture

  • Strong design skills around the user experience with the eye for design aesthetics and attention to detail

  • Fluency with at least one scripting language such as React, PHP or Python

  • Practical experience with machine learning

  • Great problem solving and analytical skills with high intellectual horsepower

  • Excellent communicator, capable of building and maintaining relationships with various Microsoft teams

  • BS in CS or EE or Math or Statistics required. Master, PhD or equivalent experience a bonus

  • Comprehensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches

Experience in any of the following areas is a plus: Responsive web design, React, machine learning, web mining, statistics, and information retrieval.

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 at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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