Homepages Whole Page Optimization (WPO) team is responsible for delivering best whole page experience for a variety of homepages that Microsoft provides through different products (e.g., Edge browser, MSN.com). We are a team full of high caliber, talented, passionate developers from different regions around world. The team optimizes for global maxima over engagement, revenue, and retention by organizing homepage components to an optimal prominence and placement using available context, intent, and past behavior. By leveraging personalized ranking and recommendation techniques, we are building the framework to provide the best personalized homepage experience that match users’ interests.
Now we are looking for a strong developer to join our fun and challenging journey. As a member of the WPO team, you'll have the opportunity to shape the design of homepages, and have a direct impact on various products that millions of users use every day. We explore and invent cutting edge methods in statistics, information retrieval, data mining, machine learning, UX framework and distributed systems to solve hard problems. You will have enormous resources at your disposal; high-performance distributed systems with vast amounts (peta-bytes) of raw and processed data from our logs and the tools to work with those data. You have the right environment and strong support to drive your favorite features to solution. We are an extremely agile team and we move very fast from ideas to experimentation, development and deployment through continuous releases throughout the year.
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