Principal Research Manager

Microsoft   •  

Sunnyvale, CA

Industry: Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 25 days ago

Strong, passionate senior and principal level researchers in the areas of system and networking. You will lead research and manage a team of systems and networking researchers work on exciting and challenging projects in directions including deep learning framework, distributed system infrastructures and tools, systems and intelligence, distributed database and transaction systems, system security intelligent cloud and edge computing, distributed graph processing, large scale storage system, high performance data center networking, custom hardware architecture with FPGA, blockchain and smart contract, etc.


Identify, define, lead, and conduct cutting edge research projects to advance the state of the art. Build strategic partnership with product teams to drive business impacts. Manage and grow a team of talents.


  • PhD degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or equivalent field, with 10+ years of experiences in research and advanced development in related areas
  • Good research track record in related areas, with evidence through academic publications and services
  • Extensive and deep research experience in, and familiarity with, the literature and the state-of-the-art research/practice in related areas
  • Demonstrated ability to develop research agendas and carry out research tasks independently and/or with collaboration
  • Good communication and presentation skills in written and oral English
  • Good implementation skills as a strong plus
  • Hands-on tech-transfer experiences and/or project management skills as a strong plus
  • Ability to lead projects, manage teams, and collaborate with product teams to deliver impacts

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