Senior Applied Data scientist
Redmond, Washington, United States
14h ago

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more, and we believe this mission has never been more important.

It guides work across the company to recognize the enormous opportunity and responsibility to ensure that the technology we create benefits everyone on the planet, as well as benefitting the planet itself.

To fulfill this mission, we are looking for an individual that is passionate about our planet and Sustainability Product Innovation.

Microsoft is committed to a more sustainable future backed by a $1B planned spend and carbon emission goals that are unparalleled in the industry.

This work will include synthesizing data across a variety of environmental disciplines and leverage data science to recommend, guide Microsoft in its ambition and help millions of customers and partners of Microsoft to achieve their sustainability goals.

This new role will be an integral part of a new team dedicated to internal and external stakeholder engagement on sustainability.

As part of the Cloud Supply Chain Sustainability (CSCS) team in Azure, we are at the heart of Microsoft’s cloud strategy.

This new team is eager to deliver a sustainability platform for our customers & partners by combining science-based approach to climate change with strong engineering culture of delivering platforms and services on Azure using the latest technologies in machine learning, the Internet of Things.

The candidate will be responsible for delivering sustainability data platform that spans structured, unstructured data from heterogenous sources, analytics, insights and recommendations on Azure-hosted cloud services and mobile devices with enterprise scale and security that organizations have come to expect from Microsoft.

This is an opportunity to work on a large technology stack, in an open and diverse environment, tackling big and complex challenges, and collaborating with a variety of partners and stakeholders to define the future of sustainability solutions.


  • Collect, organize and analyze data from multiple environmental sources, Azure usage data, organize them so that they can be consumed
  • Create self-services experiences to various stake holders. (Examples Power BI, Power Apps, Email Notifications etc)
  • Develop and deploy data pipelines that forms the core of the sustainability platform
  • Develop recommendations for Azure customers on how to best achieve their sustainability goals and deliver them through the Azure portal or equivalent experiences
  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of software design and programming experience with languages like C / C++ / C# / Java / Python required.
  • 4+ years of experience developing applications in the cloud using technologies such as SQL, Kusto, Databricks, Azure ML, Spark etc
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and / or practical experience
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience that spans the full software / service delivery lifecycle SW engineering, Program Management and Data Science / Engineering.
  • Experience in delivering insights through data science, AI or machine learning techniques. E.g., neural networks for NLP, computer vision, etc.
  • random forests and other supervised methods, clustering, PCA, etc.

  • Candidate would be hypothesis driven, with a passion for data and a bias for action.
  • Candidate should be experienced in framing and participating in data-driven business decisions, including measuring and evaluating outcomes.
  • Candidate must be able communicate complex ideas and concepts to leadership and deliver results.
  • Candidate must be comfortable in manipulating and analyzing complex, high dimensional data from varying sources to solve difficult problems
  • The Team player with proven ability to build trusted relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, and meet demanding deadlines.

    Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and / or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings : Microsoft Cloud Background Check : This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire / transfer and every two years thereafter.

    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 .

    Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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