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Senior Software Development Engineer,   Cairo,   Egypt
 
We are looking for a senior developer with deep and demonstrable knowledge and experience in machine learning and software engineering. Candidates should have a demonstrable experience working on large scale data driven user services and delivering features that drive from analyzing and building on such data. The job requires the resourcefulness and discipline to incubate cutting edge experimental features, coupled with the speed in iterating on ideas/solutions to see solid user enhancements through. The ability to understand complex systems and pipelines, as well as lead and review the work of others is a core part of the job duties. Finally, candidates need to exhibit strong software engineering and leadership skills. Successful candidates would help scope the work of others and take full responsibility of project schedules under constant deadline pressure.

Job Responsibilities
- Architect, implement and lead the delivery of complex machine learning based technologies and features
- Be a team point of reference on practical aspects of machine learning and data mining
- Investigate, understand and change complex back-end pipelines system
- Propose thorough designs (and design changes) for worked on features
- Propose creative solutions to existing problems and perform fast prototyping/experimentation
- Provide technical leadership and drive ideas
Job Requirements
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field
- Practical experience or higher studies in Machine Learning
- Previous work on large scale online systems (e.g. Search Engines, Social Networking sites, etc.)
- 8+ years of work experience spanning the above
- Strong coding/problem solving experience
- Ability to lead, review, rate and guide the work of others
- Strong sense of commitment/responsibility and superb time-management skills
- Familiarity with Agile development is a plus
- Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity
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About this company:

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What this means if you come to work here is opportunity-to do things that make a real difference in millions, even billions, of lives. To reach your potential. So why not take a closer look at Microsoft? We think you'll find that amazing things really do happen here.
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