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At Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK, our researchers, scientists and engineers undertake world-leading ambitious projects in an industrial research and development setting. For our Game Intelligence research portfolio, we are seeking a highly motivated Associate Researcher / Technical Program Manager with a background in program management, and a strong interest in game development and artificial intelligence, machine learning, and/or reinforcement learning.  

Program management within Microsoft Research draws on a blend of skills in product management, project management, technology horizon scanning, and communicating. This includes both technical understanding and soft skills. We seek an individual with demonstrated capability in a subset of these skills, who wants to deepen and broaden their skill set in a fast-paced industrial research environment.  

The successful applicant will work closely with a team of researchers and research engineers to incubate, plan, and deliver early-stage technology to shipped product. This can include driving the development of research prototypes as well as new features in high-impact products with the potential to impact billions of people. As part of this opportunity, mentorship will be provided to help the successful candidate further build out their Technical Program Manager skill set. 

This is a unique opportunity for a recent graduate or early career program manager to join an interdisciplinary team and generate high impact. Working with the world’s best researchers and research engineers at Microsoft Research, this role gives you the opportunity to be at the bleeding edge of our rapidly evolving technological world, seeking innovative solutions to the world’s toughest challenges and improving the lives of people everywhere. 

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