Find out what the Bing Infrastructure Comsos team is up to

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Our very own Bing Lead Staffing Consultant, Eugenia Sawa, sat down with a few of our leaders within the Bing Infrastrucutre Cosmos team. Here what they have to say about how this amazing internal data storage/query system and how analyzing enormous amounts (as in petabytes) of data is crucial to understanding our customers and business.   http://microsoftjobsblog.com/cosmos_tech_jobs

Challenges of Testing Data – Is it Really 73°F in Seattle right now? – by Cyril Bouanna

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Cyril Bounanna is a Senior Development Lead for the Bing Data Quality and Measurement Team.  Today he presents to us a real-life scenario that software engineers and testers encounter when they are building Bing. *** Software engineers have developed a lot of expertise and solutions to assess code quality. From static analysis to E2E automation, performance benchmarks, or search relevance, we know how to verify if our code does the right…

Why Should You Talk to a Recruiter, You Ask? I’ll Tell You – by Andrea LaCoy

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I think that everyone would agree with the statement that we live in a world that is ever changing and always evolving. The standard way of doing things in the past are being replaced with the better, faster, more efficient versions and this can been seen in almost everything we do. Making a career change is no exception. Gone are the days of reading the ‘Want Ads’ in the newspaper,…

Bing can add rich geospatial capabilities to your career

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My name is Harish Jayanti – I am a development manager on the Bing Platforms team. I have been in Microsoft since 1997, building large-scale web services for Encarta.com, Virtual Earth/Bing Maps, and now Bing Platforms.   The Bing Platforms team’s mission is to “accelerate the Bing team” by building the platforms for relevance and feature work, taking care of performance, scalability, cost, and runtime constraints. The Platforms team builds…

Microsoft Advertising Blog: The Digital Insights Series and What it Means to Moms

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Our advertising team is working to deliver unique digital advertising experiences to key audiences.  Natasha is the Director of Global Insights and Analytics for Microsoft Advertising.  She discusses a topic that is near and dear to her heart: Multi Screen Moms.  Learn about how Moms use their digital devices and what unique advertising opportunities this creates.  You can view her blog entry and webcast here.  Are you a mom?  Tell…

Meet David Director of Product Management for Bing

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The title “Product Manager” means a lot of things at a lot of different companies.  What does a Product Manager on the Bing team do?  Put simply, product management in Bing is about global business leadership.  We are responsible for identifying customer insights that inform R&D investments; guiding the division by developing near and long-term business plans; enabling the field to successfully launch and sell our services; and managing business…

A day in my life with Bing: Part 2 by Marie

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Continuing from yesterday’s post my day with Bing. ·         I rejoined Twitter ( Follow me!) and I did a search on Bing to find people on Twitter that have “machine learning” in their bio so that I can follow them.  Why?  I have lots of jobs for people with machine learning skills that I need to quickly build my network so I am using the power of social media to…

A day in my life with Bing: Part 1 by Marie

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As a Microsoftie it sometimes feels like we  are obligated to use the products (or at least pretend we do), but when it comes to Bing I willingly drink the Kool-Aid and eat the dog food on this one.  Actually, I feel like I never close the Bing.com tab on my browser because I am always using it.  Since it’s not a search engine but a decision engine (!!!!!), I…

"Impacting The Next Bing" by Jamie

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Today we launched the Fall Release of Bing.  We have some exciting new mapping features and are further enabling users to make decisions about things in everyday life with Bing.  As a user of Bing, this is of course, great news. But think about it from this perspective – imagine being a member of the Bing team.  One of the things almost all my candidates tell me they want is impact…