Principal Data Science Manager

Microsoft - Redmond, WA (30+ days ago)4.2

Are you interested in working for one of the most exciting products in Microsoft, passionate about exceeding customer expectations and advancing Microsoft's cloud first strategy? Are you interested in a start-up like environment, passionate about cloud computing technology and driving growth in one of Microsoft's core businesses? If so, then look no further than the Azure Customer Experience (CXP) Team!

Microsoft Azure provides customers with an on-demand and infinitely scalable infrastructure and platform for customers to build, host, and scale service applications on the Internet through Microsoft’s global data centers. As part of the Azure Engineering organization, Azure CXP is a rapidly growing team committed to driving Azure growth through our relentless pursuit of satisfied Azure customers, by leading world-class customer reliability engagements, engineering modern customer-first experiences for scale, and by driving deep customer insights and empathy into the broader Azure organization.

Our team is looking for you, an experienced Principal Data Science Manager, to become a leader in Azure CXP and build our data science team. As you grow the existing team through hiring and talent development, you will work with Azure CXP Program Managers and Software Engineers as well as other data science teams to define and deliver critical, customer-focused data models, forecasting and predictive analytics that drive our Azure customer programs and integrate into our tools and end-to-end solutions.

Lead and grow a business and customer focused data science team
Develop the analytics to best drive customer insights across the Azure business, including onboarding, support, reliability, social and community
Partner with Software Engineers and Program Managers to deliver end-to-end solutions at scale that increase automation, increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs
Lead a team of data scientists to design, prototype, implement and test descriptive and predictive analytics models

Partner with cross-functional teams to identify and explore opportunities for the application of machine learning and predictive analysis
Provide insights to senior management to support strategic decision-making, preparing and delivering insights and recommendations based on analyses
Continue the development of a collaborative, transparent and growth-minded team culture
Help further drive our culture of learning through fostering exploration and discovery
Attract and develop high quality data science talent
Communicate well with technical and non-technical audiences and contributing modeling expertise as a thought leader
Demonstrated ability to build and lead a great data science team
Ability to break down complex business and technical problems into opportunities for analytical study
Extensive knowledge and experience in data science, including expertise in one or more of: machine learning, big data/data mining, statistics, business/customer intelligence, data modeling, databases, data warehousing, or a similar field.
Inherently curious and energized by large challenges and making an impact on a globally scaled business
Thrive in fast paced, agile environments
Strong communications and presentation skills
Ability to work across teams, executives and subject matter experts to drive results
10+ years of experience in a Data Science or Data Analytics role
5+ years of People Management experience
Master’s degree or higher required; emphasis in Computer science, Data Science or Statistics strongly preferred
Experience using at least one of the following technologies: R, Python, AzureML, CNTK, SAS, SPSS

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. #AzCxp

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