Data & Applied Scientist

Data & Applied Scientist

5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Microsoft envisions a world where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envisioning what can be and taking their careers places they simply couldn't anywhere else. This is a world of more possibility, more innovation, more openness, and sky's-the-limit thinking - a secure, cloud-enabled world. Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We have unique capability in harmonizing the needs of both individuals and organizations. We deeply care about taking our ideals and vision global and making a difference in lives and organizations in all corners of the planet.
The Customer Solutions Area Team is creating and executing sales strategy across the Customer Solution Areas with field teams around the world to enable us to deliver on Microsoft's Mission with our customers.
The Business Insights team partners closely with GTM strategy, programs, enablement, global sales, engineering and field teams to generate business insights that influence the shape and direction of our business, sales strategy and accelerate the growth of our business. Our charter spans the breadth of the solution areas, where we design and deliver standardized views of business performance, pipeline health, build predictive analytics and propensity models, analyze productivity trends and competitive threats to surface key business insights.
We are looking for an experienced data scientist that questions prior assumptions and proactively seeks innovative solutions to meet our seller's needs, sales leaders needs and executive needs - charting the story of the business in a connected way that helps drive the right behaviors from sellers, partners and leaders. The ideal candidate will have deep technical depth and experience leveraging statistics, data analysis, data science and visualization to drive business insights that lead to action and successful business outcomes.
  • Learn and understand a broad range of data resources and know when, how, and which to use and which not to at any given time.
  • Manipulate and analyze complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from various sources using a variety of tools and data analysis techniques
  • Design, build, and maintain all business reporting and dashboards, ensure data integrity and accuracy
  • Partner with stakeholders to define and execute the critical insights required to make informed business decisions
  • Be a hands-on technical lead who can own, drive, and develop insights from conception to release
  • Act as a catalyst for insights innovation, aligned to both tactical and strategic business insights efforts
  • Ensuring insights are both actionable and measurable and you should be able to build these insights and hypothesis with awareness of practical implementation and implications for the business

the ideal candidate must be dynamic, passionate, self-motivated, confident in working with and be able to gain the trust of the stakeholders across the organization and drive results through influencing the work of others.
  • bachelor's degree or higher in an analytical area such as computer science, management information systems, mathematics, statistics, engineering or similar field
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with data science and analytics tools
  • experience working with large, distributed data sets to derive actional insight
  • advanced skills in big data programming language
  • advanced skills and experience in power bi, powerapps, kusto, r and/or python
  • interpersonal communication and ability to leverage the data to tell a story
  • collaboration and program management skills
  • ability to work cross-functionally, building and maintaining trust with internal stakeholders

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation, commonly known as Microsoft, is an American multinational technology corporation which produces computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services headquarted at the Microsoft Redmond campus located in Redmond, Washington, United States.

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