QualificationsC++AzureC#Machine learningMaster’s degree
We are seeking a Data Science Manager to lead a team of researchers and data scientists focused on discovering, protecting against, and learning from advanced adversarial attack activities. This team will work cross-functionally across our organization to learn about the latest attacks, study our ability to defend against them, prototype and deploy adaptive, self-defending approaches, and work with other teams to strategically develop stronger, more durable defenses.
As a manager of a diverse team of researchers and data scientists, you’ll establish and measure your team’s goals and results, coach existing and attract new talent, and model and demonstrate Microsoft values through your actions. You’ll drive real customer impact both directly through your team’s work, but also indirectly by evangelizing protection and detection gaps and advocating for strategic improvements from other teams. This is an amazing opportunity at the intersection of adversarial attacker activity, data science, and the ability to protect over half a billion people worldwide.
Define and execute a data driven strategy to assess protection and detection gaps
Develop capabilities to learn from adversarial activity and automatically adapt protection and detection defenses
Lead the team to evangelize strategic improvements across organizational boundaries to develop stronger, more durable defenses
Manage and grow data science and researcher talent on the team
Model Microsoft values and positively contribute to the culture of the team and the greater organization
4+ years of professional experience successfully deploying data science solutions at scale for real-world problems
2+ years experience applying data science solutions to adversarial and/or security problems
1+ year experience directly managing or otherwise demonstrating ability to lead through others
1+ year experience coaching others
Demonstrated ability to positively contribute to organizational culture
Demonstrated ability to influence and drive work across organizational boundaries
Masters degree with relevant coursework in Data Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning or equivalent work experience
Ability to program or review code in an object-oriented language (such as C# or C++)
Experience deploying ML models on cloud technologies such as Azure
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.
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