Applied Data Research Engineer Post by Microsoft

March 17, 2024
Applied Data Research Engineer Post by Microsoft

Job Description

Date posted: Mar 13, 2024

Work site: Up to 50% work from home

Travel: 0-25 %

Role type: Individual Contributor

Profession: Research, Applied, & Data Sciences

Discipline: Applied Sciences

Employment type: Full-Time


Security represents the most critical priorities for our customers in a world awash in digital threats, regulatory scrutiny, and estate complexity. Microsoft Security aspires to make the world a safer place for all. We want to reshape security and empower every user, customer, and developer with a security cloud that protects them with end to end, simplified solutions. The Microsoft Security organization accelerates Microsoft’s mission and bold ambitions to ensure that our company and industry is securing digital technology platforms, devices, and clouds in our customers’ heterogeneous environments, as well as ensuring the security of our own internal estate. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world.

Microsoft Purview’s suite of products includes data security, insider risk management, legal eDiscovery, communication compliance, and data lifecycle management, supported by Copilot for Security innovations. The Data and Applied Sciences Research team leads the way in pioneering AI and machine learning innovations, specializing in deep learning, NLP, large language models (LLMs/GPT), graph models, AutoGPTs, chatbots, etc. Our research is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of technology, anticipating future needs, and seamlessly integrating AI innovations into our product suite. We aim to deliver groundbreaking solutions that not only address current demands but also establish the groundwork for transformative advancements in data and applied sciences.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.


Required Qualifications: 

  • Skilled in problem solving and programming with large data sets, using big data tools and scripting languages such as: Excel, SQL, Python, Matlab, R, C#, and/or PowerBI.
  • Proficiency in using statistical/analysis/ML tools, defining, and implementing intelligent solutions on data. Experience with deep learning/LLMs applied to areas such as graph learning, IR, NLP, computer vision, etc., is preferred.
  • 4+ years of professional experience in a technical role building and deploying ML solutions at scale for real-world problems
  • Bachelors/Master’s degree with relevant course work toward Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Prompt Engineering and equivalent work experience.
  • Excellent cross-group and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate solutions.
  • Additional experience in any of the areas like cyber security, fraud detection, regulations, business processes in enterprises, legal discovery, etc., would be beneficial, but not mandatory.

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 background and Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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We are seeking an enthusiastic data and applied scientist who is passionate about the latest AI advancements, possesses a start-up mindset, and is willing to take on any challenge – from coding to UX development, model building, prompt engineering, and metric definition – to join our dynamic team. Responsibilities include:

  • Collect, clean, and organize large datasets from multiple sources, analyze and interpret complex data to identify patterns, trends, and insights that can inform business decisions.
  • Create and implement machine learning models and algorithms to solve business problems.
  • Develop, refine, and optimize AI-generated text prompts for accuracy, engagement, and relevance across various applications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement data-driven solutions.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques in data science, machine learning, prompt engineering and automation.