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Senior Data Scientist


Location: Bellevue, Washington

Job Type: Full time


The Consumer Communications & Communities team is looking to hire a data scientist. Do you have a passion for using data to help build great consumer products? If so, we are looking for folks like you who love building high-quality products and embrace agile experimentation and helping the teams be data inspired.

We’re working on Microsoft Teams Consumer – a consumer messaging & productivity product to bring groups of people together to call, chat, meet, and get things done —all in one app. Our team is at a crucial point in our journey where data can have an outsized impact. We have a lot of interesting problems to solve as we work towards our mission to “Empower every person and organization to achieve more by helping them build meaningful connections with the people and communities that matter most”.

We are primarily hiring in Bellevue, but remote work is a possibility for US folks.

Your colleagues will be among the best in the industry - they’ve earned their stripes in startups and v1 products and share an intense passion for delivering an amazing product.

#cccjobs #teamsconsumer #pmjobs



  • Measurement: Define, invent, and deliver metrics which accurately measure the quality of online information, and the satisfaction/success of our customers.
  • Models: Develop ML/Statistical models to measure/predict the quality of online content and/or user interactions with large scale AI systems.
  • Experimental Design: Think critically about sampling and experimental design. Developing innovative strategies and products in these areas.
  • Product Iteration: Interpret the results of analyses, validate approaches, and learn to monitor, analyze, and iterate to continuously improve.
  • Strategy: Translate strategy into plans that are clear and measurable, with progress shared out monthly to stakeholders
  • Cooperation: Partner effectively with product management, engineers, and other areas of the business
  • Influence: engage with stakeholders to produce clear, compelling, and actionable insights and data-science driven workflows that influence product and service improvements.




  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in data science, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or another quant-focused field
  • 3+ years of experience in data science modeling, statistics, analytics, business intelligence, or data-driven business strategy.
  • 3+ years of strong hands-on skills in SQL, and R or Python to implement statistical models, machine learning, and analysis (prediction, classification, clustering, time series forecasting, regression models, etc.).
  • Proficiency using one or more programming or scripting language like Python, R, SQL work with data
  • Data visualization experience


  • Master’s Degree or higher in data science, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or another quant-focused field
  • Strong partnership, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with experiments, machine learning, deep learning, anomaly detection, predictive analysis, exploratory data analysis, and other areas of data science
  • Engineering experience using large data systems on SQL, Hadoop, Hive queries, etc.
  • Experience driving data science practices & methodology improvements across disciplines including Finance, Marketing and Engineering
  • Experience in B2C product growth from 0-1 phase and using data science to lead major growth efforts.

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