The Microsoft map and geospatial team is one of the very few teams in the whole world that has the complete world wide geospatial data, and has the expertise on modeling, descripting, calculating and rendering the whole world. Our products include Azure Map, Bing Map and Windows Map app on both Windows and mobile platforms. You will have the rare opportunity to get in touch with the really “big” data for the whole world, and modify/transfer/summarize and search inside them to generate very useful mapping/routing/traffic/direction and local search features to help our customers in their daily life.
- Ingest and process the map data from various sources to conform with Microsoft ontology, and process them into various downstream systems
- Be able to change, update, deploy and maintain the various sub-systems for Bing Map, Windows Map and Azure Map systems to keep our services alive and running better everyday
- Some of our team members are working on improving the local search experience including building state-of-art language models to categorize and understand the user queries and then generate the most relevant results to them in multiple languages
- Remaining duties for the team includes owning and driving the improvement on all the map/local search sub-systems, including but not limit to map tile rendering, geocoding/reverse-geocoding, routing, traffic, turn-by-turn navigation, etc.
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