Senior Software Engineer – Microsoft – Redmond, WA

Oct 10th, 2016 | By | Category:
Job ID: 6061
Job date: 2016-10-08
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Company : Microsoft 

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Role : Research Scientist 

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Job Description:
Join the Microsoft R Services product team. Our mission is to empower every enterprise to easily and cost-effectively build high-scale advanced analytics solutions leveraging R.

Exponential growth has transformed data into a new natural resource. Every industry has focused on exploiting data analytics for competitive advantage. Business applications of advanced analytics abound: consumer companies doing targeted marketing, financial firms scoring customer credit-worthiness, retailers managing product promotions, manufacturers detecting anomalies in sensor data, & many more.

For the uninitiated, R is an open source programming language & environment for statistical computing and machine learning models. More importantly, R is an innovation engine, with applications that run the gamut from quantitative finance to bioinformatics to machine learning.

Over the past several years, R has enjoyed tremendous growth in usage & mindshare in the data science community, reaching a user count in the millions. Within the Data Group, we are forming this team around the Revolution Analytics acquisition to drive the future of R as a tool for enterprise advanced analytics. To achieve this, we are going to make the Microsoft platform a great place to operationalize R analytics workloads, both on-premises and in the cloud, across platforms. We will democratize the process of deploying R code as production cloud services. We will enable the use of R within compelling in-database analytics scenarios. We will further accelerate & scale R analytics workloads by integrating with modern big data processing frameworks. And we will invest in the open-source R ecosystem in ways that help foster its evolution and add value to the data science community. We're seeking a strong and full stack software engineer to join us on this journey.

8+ years of experience as a software developer working on industrial strength software and a proven track record of having shipped commercially successful software products Expertise in designing object-oriented JavaScript applications Expertise in HTML, CSS, and AJAX Strong technical ability to ensure the feasibility of UI/UX designs in a scalable, enterprise-ready web application Proficiency in .NET, Java, C/C++, C# or equivalent programming languages Proficiency in unit testing & other validation techniques, coupled with strong debugging skills Deliver software with a continuous integration, validation, & delivery methodology Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team consisting of software engineers & program managers A BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent Bonus points:
Knowledge of web libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, Polymer, React, Ember, etc.? Proficiency in CSS preprocessors: LESS/Sass Experience with .Net Core and ASP .Net Core Experience developing cross-platform software and/or services Experience developing and/or extending open source software Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

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