Software Engineer 2 at Microsoft

Posted 6 days ago


Bellevue, Washington, United States
  • Job number 570357
  • Date posted Jan 9, 2019
  • Travel None
  • Profession Engineering
  • Role type Individual Contributor
  • Employment type Full-Time

How about making immediate impact of millions of dollars and bring user delight to millions of people across the world at the same time? How do users respond to different color components? What effect does spacing have on user engagement? How can we both maximize revenue and increase user engagement? Javascript, CSS, Machine Learning, AB tests… do any of these technologies excite you? Want to work with top talent on this? Join a team with a responsibility to experiment quickly, with experiments that lead to shipping code that is truly on the cutting edge of large scale data mining, search and user engagement.
The Bing Monetization Experience (UI/UX) team needs a developer with exceptional breadth, depth, and creativity. You should be able to build amazing UX experiences that blow users minds, innovate UI elements and create beautiful and precise pixel-perfect experience. Our team is responsible for the layout, rendering, and optimization of ads across all Bing properties while balancing revenue with user and site grow.
Our team delivers some of the highest revenue gains per developer anywhere at Microsoft. In addition to refining the core ads user experience, we develop new advertising features, and apply data-driven optimization techniques to maximize revenue without sacrificing the quality of the overall search experience. We work with interpreting hundreds of machine learning features, creating and testing machine learning models, and supporting infrastructure to place the items on the page.

Responsibilities

Design and implement UI features.
Analyze AB flights and iterate on features to meet ship criteria.
Write test and monitor livesite.
The team is growing, so this is very much a ground floor opportunity with huge upside potential.
We are interested in smart, passionate UX developers. Experience with machine learning, statistics, and AB tests at large scale is a plus. Qualified candidates will have a B.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Statistics, or a related field.

Qualifications

B.S., M.S. Computer Science or related field
2+ years of web development software engineering experience, ideally in CSS, JS, and HTML
Great design, problem solving, and coding skills with a strong bias for quality
Plus to have:
Machine learning and information retrieval techniques
Data mining, statistical analysis experience
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.
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