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Data Scientist for Office Media Group

This position can be based in Mexico, Costa Rica & Brazil.

The Office Media Group (OMG) has a simple vision – to empower all Microsoft 365 customers to achieve more with media. Building and maintaining strong connections across location and time is critical in the world we live in, and the emotional power of media – video, audio, and photos – makes it best-in-class for fostering personal and relatable connections. In OMG we aim to unlock the power of media for every Microsoft customer with tools and experiences thoughtfully targeted to meet their needs most appropriately. 

In OMG, we believe that great teams are formed when everyone takes accountability in the team’s culture. As such, we thrive to be friendly, helpful, collaborative and to seek out different perspectives, take the time to help others, celebrate successes, and learn from failures. We strive to ship quality experiences with features that customers love and that deep customer understanding fuels every step of our planning so that we imagine, build, and ship products that meet the needs of and delight our customers. We constantly seek to improve how we work, and we strive to give and receive feedback in an open and respectful way and to be rigorous in improving our processes to create a happy and productive work environment. OMG is a global team, with offices in four countries and team members working from home all around the world.  We are committed to each team member feeling connected, regardless of where they work and live. 

Our team is looking for a Data Scientist for Office Media Group to help us deliver a best-in-classvideo playback experience on the web and mobile. This role requires strength in all stages of the product cycleand ability to work with big data,while complementinganalysis with business context and customer feedback.In this role, you willcollaboratewith Program Managers, Engineers,Design Researchers, Designers, and otherData Scientistsand work across teams like Office, OneDrive/SharePoint, Teams, etc. to create world class and delightful user experiences for both business and consumer customers.

The ideal candidate is passionate about video as an increasingly important form of communication and as an essential tool for modern productivity. You are customer-focused,analyzing howuser experiences can be optimized through large-scale data analysis and data science. As aData Scientist for Office Media Group, you will also be an advocate for the value ofdata scienceexcellence across disciplines.


  • Work with stakeholders to solve problems using different methodologies and data sources in the context of customer, engineering, and businessneeds
  • Collaborate with Program Managers,Design Researchers,Engineers, and Designers to understand,recommendandimpactwhere to invest resources that optimize our productfunnel
  • Use data exploration techniques to discover new opportunities within a problem area or userscenario
  • Engage with stakeholders to produce clear, compelling, and actionable insights that influence product and service improvements that will impact millions ofcustomers
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to present and write reports, and strongteamworkpreferred



  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with data science or analytics in a business context
  • 2+ yearsofexperienceusing statistical computer languages (Python,R, SQL, etc.)to manipulate data and drawinsights


  • Demonstratedpassion for fostering relationships across disciplines and teams to create coherent, best-in-class customerexperiences
  • Proven track record of influencing product or business decisions
  • Experience with user research techniques and incorporating customer feedback inanalysis
  • Ability to communicate complex findings across disciplines and leadershiplevels
  • Strong development skills in scripting and query languages such as scope scripts,Powershell, Azure Data Explorer, or SQL
  • Bachelors or master’s degree inMathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, orrelated technical field

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.

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