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Senior Data Scientist

Company: Microsoft
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Microsoft's Cloud business is experiencing explosive growth, and the Capacity, Supply Chain & Provisioning (CSCP) organization is responsible for enabling the infrastructure underlying this growth. Our mission is to deliver the world's computer with an industry-leading supply chain. CSCP is responsible for strategic sourcing, customer demand forecasting, capacity planning and management, supply chain planning and execution, capacity provisioning, and decommissioning and dispositioning of datacenter assets worldwide.Cloud Capacity Planning team is looking for a highly motivated senior level data scientist to help predict, optimize and build the future of cloud computing. You will operate as part of a well-established data science team responsible for researching, developing, training and testing state of the art data science models (with an emphasis in machine learning) to forecast demand for Microsoft's Azure cloud resources. You will use deep learning techniques and several optimization methods to optimize capacity plans based on forecasted demand. You should be hands on and a strong collaborator. Your contributions will drive significant investment and planning decisions for Microsoft's vast and rapidly growing cloud business. You will interact closely with fellow data scientists, PMs, engineers, senior leadership and other stakeholders by acting as a subject matter expert in machine learning in distributed computing environment.ResponsibilitiesTrain, test a variety of machine learning models for demand forecasting of Microsoft's cloud resources.Work with the data scientists and engineers to bring a wide variety of ML libraries to production.Design, test and deploy ML training and test algorithms for optimal run time using parallel computing technologies in Azure cloud (such as Databricks.)Contribute to the development of our Data Science Machine Learning (DSML) Platform designed to speed up ML model training and testing.Research, develop and deploy production-grade utility functions for forecasting, anomaly detection, optimization, clustering, etc. Keep abreast of new statistical / machine learning techniques and distributed computing techniques to enhance the performance of DSML Platform.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:MS or PhD in Computer Science or Engineering, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, or similar applied quantitative field.5+ years of industry experience in developing production-grade statistical and machine learning code in a team environment (experience in agile process is a plus).3+ years of experience in coding in Python (scikit / numpy / pandas / statsmodel) in distributed computing environment (experience in R is a plus).Preferred Qualifications1+ year of experience with deep learning models (e.g., tensorflow, PyTorch, CNTK) and solid knowledge of theory and practice. Experience with typical data management systems and tools such as SQL.Knowledge and ability to work within a large-scale computing context, and hands-on experience with Hadoop, Spark, DataBricks or similar. Experience with maintaining a large code base using code versioning systems such as git.Experience in understanding business needs and translating them into technical solutions.Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative methods to solve hard problems under ambiguity and no obvious solutions.Supply Chain Domain knowledge and experience Inventory Optimization#cscpjobs#AustinjobsAbility 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.Benefits and PerksIndustry leading healthcareSavings and investmentsGiving programsEducational resourcesMaternity and paternity leaveOpportunities to network and connectDiscounts on products and servicesGenerous time awayJob SummaryJob number: 1297054Date posted : 2022-03-18Travel: 0-25%Profession: EngineeringRole type: Individual ContributorEmployment type: Full-TimeExperience: Experienced professionals

Keywords: Microsoft, Sunnyvale , Senior Data Scientist, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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