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Principal Research Scientist

Company: Microsoft
Location: Redmond
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Empower Microsoft customers to browse and communicate with confidence and trust and protect them from phishing and social engineering threats. That is what inspires us, drives our work, and pushes us to challenge the status quo every single day.We are an -applied research team bringing -impact driven research within Microsoft's security suite for enterprise customers and consumers. We explore cutting edge techniques in diverse disciplines that protect our customers from social engineering attacks at scale, while advancing state of the art in the process.As a Research Scientist your work will impact over - billion Microsoft customers. Many of today's security challenges can be represented as huge graphs and extracting relevant threat insights in a timely fashion is very valuable. You will develop new capabilities that help the team to scale and work smarter using your expertise in graph representation learning and knowledge graphs. You will conduct research and lead research collaborations that yield new insights, theories, analyses, data, algorithms, and/or prototypes that advance the state-of-the-art in this space.Your research will directly impact Microsoft customers. By working with teams across the broader group, you'll need the right balance of passion, customer empathy, technical depth, and collaboration skills.If you enjoy being on the cutting edge of applied and fundamental research in security, come join us! We need someone passionate about leading and pushing forward cutting-edge research for solving complex, high -volume -problems related to social engineering. -#scjobs#scimjobsResponsibilitiesProvide graph research expertise to product groups and create long-term business opportunities through research outcomesCollaborate with some of the best researchers working at Microsoft Research to drive fundamental research into real world security products impacting over half a billion people in over a hundred countries around the world.Communicate internally and externally through academic and industry conferences, publications, open-source releases and other mindshare venues such as blogs, media interviews, etc.Explore bold research ideas, design and conduct scientific experiments, learn and iterate on further improvements of the research under the umbrella of responsible AI principles.QualificationsRequired: Track record in research areas in Deep Learning, such as Graph Neural Networks, spectral or stochastic graph embedding methods, NLP as evidenced by at least 2 publications in academic conferences and/or open code contributions.3+ years of relevant industry experience realizing cutting-edge research into product innovation.Hands on experience with deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch, Tensorflow, etc.Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to simplify and explain complex ideas.Excellent -research -skills -with -the -ability -to -break -long term research goals into achievable milestones. Ability to clearly articulate the problems and explore related solutions. Ability to develop quick and accurate prototypes to validate research assumptionsTeam -player, -confident -and -enthusiastic; -Proven partner engagement and cross-team collaboration skillsPreferred:Proven publication record in top-tier venues. Examples include but are not limited to ICML, NeurIPS, ICLR, EMNLP, ACL, NAACL, KDD, AAAI, IJCAI, etc.Experience with large-scale data processing toolsExperience in safety, ethical aspects of AI.Expert knowledge in security, reputation systems, anti-fraud systems, -phish detection technologies and social engineering research -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.Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.Benefits and PerksIndustry leading healthcareSavings and investmentsGiving programsEducational resourcesMaternity and paternity leaveOpportunities to network and connectDiscounts on products and servicesGenerous time awayJob SummaryJob number: 1204508Date posted : 2022-01-05Travel: 0-25%Profession: EngineeringRole type: Individual ContributorEmployment type: Full-TimeExperience: Experienced professionals

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