Senior Data Scientist

Location: Vancouver, BC

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The newly formed WebXT organization encompasses Bing, Edge Browser and Microsoft Content services used by nearly a billion users across the Globe. Drive is staple to how we run the business in WebXT and there’s immense thirst from engineering, data science, business development and partners across Microsoft to have their data insight questions answered in a fast, accurate and easily digestible fashion. If you seek opportunity to make direct business impact in major AI driven products in Microsoft, come and join the Bing Metrics and Insights team as a Senior Data Scientist to drive user and engagement growth strategies with data.

You will have access to one of the largest data sets in the world to distill insights to drive new opportunities, understand success/failure impact of features and shape business strategies to grow users and engagements through distinguishing growth features like MS Rewards, Edge browser optimization, search driven from content.

You will work very closely with data mining/platform, feature engineering, marketing, and finance/business teams to complete the positive, data-driven feedback loop to 1) drive ideation with feature teams for opportunities 2) direct and course correct engineering plans based on impact analysis and 3) inform business visions with data.


o Hands on analysis on large volumes of telemetry data using various algorithms and tools including your own
o Drive data driven ideation for Rewards and Bing/Content/Edge growth teams to acquire new users and increase daily habits for existing ones
o Drive impact analysis for features critical to agile course correction and business investments
o Define and track key org level success metrics for impact and drive reliable process to track contribution from individual feature initiatives across the product lifecycle against set goals
o Evangelize your data analysis techniques, visualizations across teams


Required Qualifications:
o 5+ years of industry experience in driving business growth through applied data science/analysis
o Technical expertise in working with big data, modern data analysis techniques and tools with solid understanding of math/statistics fundamentals (e.g. A/B testing)
o Strong communication skills to articulate insights and vision, solid story telling with data and influencing and building partnerships with different perspectives
o Bachelors/Master’s/PhD degree in computer science or related engineering field

Preferred Qualifications:
o Passion for data and experience in direct application in data driven business
o Familiarity with search engines, online services and marketing campaigns
o Knowledge on machine learning for data mining, clustering and predictive analysis is a plus
o A willingness to learn, share, and improve
o Proficiencies with common tools like Excel, PowerBI
o Self-motivated, agile and driven to think out-of-the-box

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. #WebXT# #Metrics# #DataScience# #Rewards# #Analysis# #BingEng#

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