Research Software Development Engineer


Research Software Development Engineer

Microsoft Research, Cambridge UK

Date posted: 3rd March 2017

Date expires: 2nd April 2017

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

Join the newly formed Microsoft Artificial Intelligence & Research team Recruiting Researchers and Engineers at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK

Microsoft has recently significantly expanded its efforts in artificial intelligence, creating the 5000+ person Artificial Intelligence and Research team

Microsoft Research in Cambridge is a vital part of that team, with a wealth of experience and expertise in computer vision, machine learning, systems, interaction, and software engineering, and has a strong track record of shipping ground-breaking technologies in Microsoft products including Xbox, Kinect and HoloLens.

The team are looking for an exceptionally talented machine intelligence / learning engineer. You will have a strong background in computer Science related to machine learning and/or artificial intelligence.

To be considered for the Engineering position you must have the following:

" Must have a degree in Computer Science or Mathematics relating to Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence

" Must have practical experience working in an industry environment

" Strong industry coding experience

" Excellent collaboration skills

Role responsibilities:

" Work alongside other research software engineers to contribute cutting edge research and engineering solutions

" Liaise with researchers within the lab to engineer possible prototypes and demos

" Be responsible for all phases of software development including research, design, implementation, performance tuning, testing, and documentation

" Where possible, attend conference within the Machine Learning space

" Work closely with other Machine Learning teams across Microsoft Research

Must be passionate about incubating new ideas, solving problems, and building working systems.

Must be self-motivated, proven collaborators, good communicators, attentive to details, and keen to learn.

Microsoft in Cambridge, UK

The Microsoft building in Cambridge houses around 200 researchers and engineers working across different parts of Microsoft, including Microsoft Research, HoloLens and Bing.

The city of Cambridge, England, was the clear choice for the location of the facility because of its world-renowned reputation and its rich history as a centre of learning.

Microsoft offers a competitive base salary plus bonus, excellent benefits package and stock.

Our state-of-the-art offices in the beautiful and historic university city of Cambridge are right next to the main railway station, offering easy links to London.

We have an onsite restaurant, onsite gym, free car parking and one of the best views of Cambridge and the surrounding countryside from our 5th floor roof terrace.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

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