What if your job description were simply “make tomorrow better?” Every day at Microsoft, we bring an insatiable curiosity to the workplace, challenging ourselves to reimagine what it is and what it can be. We build on what’s come before to create what’s next. We help shape the future and we empower billions of people around the globe.
Online Advertising is one of the fastest growing businesses on the Internet today, with about $70 billion of a $600 billion advertising market already online. Search engines, web publishers, major ad networks, and ad exchanges are now serving billions of ad impressions per day and generating terabytes of user events data every day. The rapid growth of online advertising has created enormous opportunities as well as technical challenges that demand computationally intelligence and scalable algorithms. Eventually Computational Advertising has emerged as a new interdisciplinary field that involves information retrieval, data mining, machine learning, statistical modeling, optimization, linear algebra, and micro-economics, to solve challenging problems that arise in online advertising.
We need candidates who have shipped products or worked on large scale online services and have 4 or more years of relevant software development experience. This is a rare opportunity to influence technology development in an important growth area at Microsoft. You will design, implement, analyze and tune complex algorithms operating on large datasets in collaboration with top scientists and engineers across Microsoft’s global R&D team.
Design and development of large scale online and offline platform tools for Ads related products.
Develop novel algorithms in the space of sponsored search to constantly improve the operational efficacy and monetization impact to stake holders
Architect new designs and develop features for cloud-based applications
Analyze Giga/Tera bytes of logs and create observation/opportunities and avenues of improvements in the system
BTech/MTech in Computer science is preferred
Excellent problem-solving capabilities with strong fundamentals in computer science
Strong command over manipulating data structures and developing efficient algorithms
At least 4 years of experience as a software developer, coding an object-oriented programming language such as Java/Scala/C#, or C++
Experience working with Azure, AWS or other cloud platforms
Experience with distributed systems design and implementation, especially microservices architecture.
Experience working with Big Data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, Cosmos etc. is preferred.
Knowledge in at least one scripting language (Python, Perl, Ruby, etc) is a plus
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