Work closely with mentors at MSR in collaboration with product groups in the US and India
Get publications in top-tier conferences
Get publications on shipping the algorithms into production to improve the productivity and experience of hundreds of millions of users worldwide.
Good knowledge of data structures and algorithms with a strong implementation background in C, Python, Tensorflow/PyTorch, SQL, etc., with lots of experience in carrying out experiments and empirical research
Background in machine learning, deep learning and/ or distributed systems for working on large-scale machine learning problems and delivering both academic and real-world impact
Experience with writing multi-threaded/ high-performance code with C/ C++Passion for building and maintaining great products that benefit hundreds of millions of people worldwide through research
Willingness to take risks and deal with research uncertainties
Familiarity with linear algebra, probability, statistics and optimization
Familiarity with recommender systems, web search, online advertising and/ or dense retrieval
Familiarity with large language models, pre-training, large-scale fine-tuning, distillation, contrastive learning, negative sampling, approximate nearest neighbor search, etc.