Microsoft to Attend KDD 2013!

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Microsoft is looking forward to attending KDD 2013 in Chicago and would like to meet you, please stop by our booth and say hello! Microsoft luminaries in attendance will include: JC Mao Jan Pedersen Zijian Zheng Brian Frasca Ronny Kohavi Rakesh Agrawal Raghu Ramakrishnan In addition, Microsoft is hosting two events and would love to see you there! Microsoft’s Exclusive Event: Microsoft is hosting an exclusive and uniquely Chicago experience at Sky Lounge on Waveland.…

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…

Management Excellence – by Eugenia Sawa

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As we head into the NBA Finals, my mind turns to Erik Spoelstra and the unique situation he is in.  With the finals starting tonight, I think about how Erik Spoelstra’s role as head coach of the Miami Heat, a team of very strong individual players each with their own strengths translates to the world of high technology and people management. Understand your players – Understand your team – how…

Want to Change the World? Want to Make the Web a Better Place? by Kay Kelison

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Microsoft Bing is hiring the next innovator! We are heading to Dublin, Ireland to interview the best engineers from all over Europe for this quest! Will you be the LUCKY one? Have you ever considered relocating to the U.S.? Have you ever dreamed about completely revolutionizing the way the world interacts with the internet? Engineers at Bing aim for nothing less than to solve the biggest challenges in computing related to…

Meet Omar from Social Search at Microsoft Silicon Valley

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My name is Omar Alonso and I am a senior technical lead on Bing’s social search team in Mountain View, CA. My interests are information retrieval, information access, human computation, crowdsourcing, and information visualization. I hold a PhD in computer science from the University of California at Davis. My team works on one of the coolest areas of the Internet today: how to leverage social data to help users find…

Eugenia Sawa tells us…Why She Recruits for Online Advertising

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Why I recruit for Online Advertising… As with the type of engineers I am trying to recruit and hire, I see this as such a huge opportunity to get to work with Engineers who generate revenue for the company – truly add to the bottom line, work on something that is in the online space where the scale is huge and the transactions are many, and see how the world…

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 Will Be Hosting A Recruiting Trip To Russia / Microsoft Advertising будет проводить вербовку поездки в Россию

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  Microsoft Advertising will be hosting a recruiting event in mid-October this year to recruit top talent from all over Russia and neighboring countries specifically focusing on Software Developers of all experience levels who are interested in relocating to the U.S. At this time, we are looking to hire engineers for the roles below. ALL roles require strong coding and development experience. Software Development Engineer (SDE) Software Development Engineer II…

Meet Sudhakar – Ad Platform Relevance and Revenue Test Manager

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  Sudhakar has been with Microsoft for 12 years and has been with Ad platform team for about 2 years. He has spent all his career in Microsoft in large scale online services. He is currently working in the Relevance and Ranking team shipping algorithms to help improve revenue, and manages a team of about 40 people at this time. Working in the AdCenter test team is a great challenge. …

Meet Gunjan Gupta, Senior Research SDE with the Bing Segment Relevance team

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  Gunjan works on Bing’s Segment Relevance team. This team focuses on ranking relevance and other machine learning problems for various Bing verticals such as commerce, images, and video. Besides the verticals, they also affect the answers triggering on the main Bing page when the user types segment-specific queries, and have recently also launched improvements to the main Bing engine for commerce queries themselves. Gunjan’s interest in science in general…