Senior Machine Learning Scientist

Redmond, WA
30+ days ago

Job Description

Participate in the future of computing by working on cutting-edge AI algorithms, accelerated hardware, and software. Our team's solutions are used by customers to build and run large artificial intelligence models more efficiently and at lower cost every day.

Cloud Accelerated Systems & Technologies is looking for an Senior Machine Learning Scientist to join our multi-disciplinary team. Our work spans the stack from algorithms to silicon. As part of the team, you will be working on developing next-generation AI algorithms that make efficient use of available computing resources.
Cloud Accelerated Systems & Technologies is a cross-discipline team of highly capable and motivated people in the Azure Hardware Architecture group with a collaborative culture and a strong track record of delivering strategic impact to Microsoft.


We are looking for a Senior Machine Learning Scientist with a passion for cross-stack optimization in large scale systems. The hire needs to closely engage with SW/HW/DS stakeholders, be capable of performing cutting-edge research for efficient DL training/inferencing in the NLP domain, and lead pathfinding work on scale out systems.

Day to day tasks may include:

  • Deep learning (NLP) workload analysis
  • Design & verification of new algorithms
  • Cross-stack collaboration & optimization
  • Implementing & evaluating various deep learning algorithms


Required qualifications:
  • A Masters' Degree or higher in CS, CE, Statistics or related area.
  • 1+ years of experience with Python, Tensorflow, PyTorch, or similar ML framework.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in mathematical foundations behind ML such as linear algebra, multivariate statistics, and optimization.
  • Experience in natural language processing.
  • Familiarity with best practices in large scale DL training/inference.
  • Pragmatic attitude and ability to rapidly iterate and evolve ideas into practical implementations.


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.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.


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