Microsoft Corporation Senior Data Scientist - Incubation in Herzelia, Israel

The Incubation team at Microsoft’s Israel Development Center, is a start-up spirited engineering team aimed at the future bets of Microsoft and of ILDC. The team is missioned with incepting and incubating new, innovative and disruptive offerings that will be at Microsoft’s forefront in the Artificial Intelligence era.

As an agile innovation team, our domain discipline shifts between different high impact areas in every iteration and enables a unique experience to learn and grow while making a significant contribution. Every individual in our team gets a chance to impact every aspect of the product - from user experience and UI design to Algorithmic and ML capabilities; via own contributions and by working closely with peer Product Groups and Microsoft researchers on cutting edge problems and by tackling core engineering challenges.

We are looking for a Data Scientist with clear focus on Deep Learning. If you love to code just as love data collecting, processing, analyzing, modeling, evaluating and crunching at any scale, enjoy talking to customers for research and feedback, and have a multi-disciplinary domain interest - this is the best place for you to be.

Requirements for the position:

  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Operational research and Statistics, Computer Science or equivalent

  • Experience of software development using C#, Java or similar language

  • At least 5 years of experience with Data Science (Machine Learning, Statistical modeling, profiling and pattern recognition, anomaly detection) and algorithms (NPC, Optimization problems, Recommendations, Bidding, Mathlab, R)

  • Meaningful and proven hands on experience with any of: Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, TensorFlow, Caffee, MXNet

  • Experience with curating and handling data

  • Profound control of R and/or python

  • Prior expertise in building cloud services is a significant advantage

  • Strong problem solving & strategic thinking

  • Outstanding communication skills, comfortable in front of customers

  • Independent, capable of making decision in an ambiguous environment

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Data & applied sciences (engineering)