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Studio+91 // Researcher

Microsoft’s mission is to ‘empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more’. At studio+91 at the India Development Center (MSIDC), we work together across a multitude of disciplines: design, research and design engineering, to empower people all over the planet. Our diverse teams are constantly iterating, solving problems and collaborating with product managers, engineers to craft meaningful and relevant product experiences.
We are looking for a talented researcher who exhibits deep user empathy & analytical ability; has excellent command of research methodologies & communication skills, to work collaboratively with designers, product managers and engineers to uncover & drive insights into experiences.

Responsibilities:

• You will be leading research projects independently, either alone or with a team of researchers, working closely with a team of designers, product managers and engineers in a highly collaborative and agile environment.
• Projects usually start with a fundamental inquiry, arrived collaboratively with stakeholders acrossdesign, product & engineering. This also entails identifying & prioritizing research inquiries and defining the research strategy for your product area.
• You should be able to plan and execute research studies and accurately estimate project time without oversight.
• This also means thinking strategically, creating research plans and applying relevant research methods to reveal unmet-unarticulated needs, motivations & behaviours of our users and customers. Additionally, you would have to understand and incorporate business and technical requirements into your studies.
• A command of a wide range of research methods along with the ability to articulate and communicate research insights at all stages of product development is essential.
• You should be able to make connections across different research areas, making connections and identifying patterns to enable larger product goals
• You are expected to communicate results and opportunities in clear, concise, and compelling ways to all levels of the product team, translate data into insights & research findings into actionable recommendations.
• Most importantly, you’ll need to be a passionate advocate for our users throughout the development process and demonstrate how this leads to business value.

Qualifications:

•4+ years of experience in the technology industry conducting User research, with a proven track record of driving tangible outcomes with product teams.
• Educational qualification that is either an advanced degree in Psychology, User Experience, Human-Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Social sciences or related fields, with significant industry experience.
• Strong understanding of & experience with a broad range of research methodologies, their pros/ cons and their application during different phases of product development.
•Have an entrepreneurial zeal to get things done & figure out ways to translate research insights into product experiences management skills
•Proven ability to work within tight timelines and with excellent project
•Track record of collaborating across disciplines (design, engineering) to drive change into products; must be able to work independently as well as part of a cohesive team

GOOD TO HAVE
•Hands on experience with Quantitative research with inferential statistics, metric analysis
•Designing user experiences, knowledge of UI design principles, ability to prototype
•Keen interest in/ follow the world of Business news & start
ups

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.
We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

 

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Company

Microsoft

Job Posted

8 months ago

Job Type

Full-time

WorkMode

Remote

Experience Level

3-7 years

Locations

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

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