Description

The Data and AI team in Microsoft’s Developer Division is working on the future of AI-powered developer tools used by millions of developers around the world! Pushing the boundary of knowledge in the interdisciplinary world of Generative AI and software engineering, our team brings the state of the art to development environments, debuggers, DevOps, CLI, and Azure cloud tools. This opportunity offers both the intellectual challenge of creating knowledge and working with large-scale product environments.  We are looking for a passionate, highly motivated, and innovative Research Scientist II working on the future of AI-powered developer tools

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.

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to creating end to end AI systems,

  • Creating new datasets from both the world’s public code and Microsoft’s internal data

  • Build and manage large-scale ML experiments and models

  • Create new benchmarks, keeping up to date with the research literatures

  • Present work to both internal teams and public conferences.

  • Embody our Culture (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/about/corporate-values) and Values (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/culture)

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or related field AND 2+ years related experience

  • OR Master’s Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or related field AND 1+ year(s) related experience

  • OR Doctorate in Statistics, Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or related field

  • OR equivalent experience.

  • Experience in Generative AI.

Other Requirements

Background Check: 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 Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

   Additional or Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or related field AND 5+ years related experience (e.g., statistics, predictive analytics, research

  • OR Master’s Degree in Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or related field AND 3+ years related experience (e.g., statistics, predictive analytics, research)

  • OR Doctorate in Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or related field AND 1+ year(s) related experience (e.g., statistics, predictive analytics, research)

  • OR equivalent experience.

  • 1+ year(s) experience creating publications (e.g., patents, peer-reviewed academic papers).

Applied Sciences IC3 – The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $98,300 – $193,200 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $127,200 – $208,800 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay%20   )

Microsoft will accept applications for the role until June 23, 2024.

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Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations (https://careers.microsoft.com/v2/global/en/accessibility.html) .