Data Scientist 2
Microsoft
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
13h ago

TheModernLife and Learning Studiois looking for a strong Data Scientist to joinour Data Scienceteam to enable us to understand and drive data-informed, high impact business decisionsacross our organization.

In this role, you will be joining a team hungry to learn, leverage and value your expertise to grow the Data Science discipline into the rhythm of our BXT (Business, Experience, Technology) team structure.

You will help shape and strengthenthe businessstrategy for MicrosoftWhiteboardandfigure out the user needs and how to meet them on a visual expression canvas.

You will have the opportunity to work closely with our product engineers, PMs,designers,and user researchers.

The successful candidate will have experience analyzing data from a wide range of datasets and across a breadth of technology platforms.

They enjoy challenging projects, have strong analytical and presentation skills, technicalaptitude,and a collaborative work style.

We are looking for people who see challenges as opportunities, people who can look at complex problems and are able to provide actionable insights and informed decisions.

Responsibilities

As a Data Scientist ontheModernLife and Learning Studio, you would be responsible for :

  • Influenceand empower the immediate stakeholder to make product improvements that yield business value by effectively making compelling cases through storytelling, visualizations, and other influencing tools.
  • Data preparation, statistics, and machine learning to investigate problems with the goal of supporting the questions required to support the greatest business needs.
  • Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to solve complex problems that may not have one clear answer.
  • Manipulate and analyze complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources using a variety of tools and data analysis techniques.
  • Provide input to software engineering teams on new analytical capabilities needed.
  • Partner with Researchers to help product teams better understand their users.
  • Help designersexplore and understand scenarios in the productto addressthe unmetneeds of the users.
  • Qualifications

  • 3+yearswork experience as a Data Scientist.
  • 2+ years of experience withR or Pythonand SQL.
  • 2+ years of experience withone or moreof the following technologies : C, C++, C#, Shell Scripting, Java, Scope, Hive, MapReduce, Scala, Spark, or Pig.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, with preference given to a Quantitative (Statistics, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Data Science), or Applied Science (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, or Psychology) discipline.
  • MS, or Dedicated Data Science training preferred.

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