Software Engineer – Recommendation and Search

Location: Campbell, CA

Start Date: Immediate

STAR Labs

STAR Labs (Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs) is headed by Pranav Mistry with a mission to undertake independent initiatives to create end-to-end new businesses and expand growth areas for Samsung. At STAR Labs, we are building new immersive and intelligent services that is making science fiction a reality. STAR Labs consists of best of the best from domains such as computer science, business strategy, engineering, design; and diverse set of experiences from places like MIT, Stanford, Oxford, CMU, Nasa, Google, Microsoft and many more. NEON is a venture from STAR Labs (http://neon.life)

The team builds upon their outstanding track record of creating products that have real-world impact at global scale. We are rapidly expanding and is looking for the best to join and help us build foundation for our next magical technology stack. We value our differences and are excited to learn what you can add to STAR Labs.

Responsibilities

  • Develop highly scalable algorithms based on state-of-the-art machine learning techniques
  • Collaborate with STAR researchers to facilitate research that allows the automated learning of semantics and connections within data (audio, video, text etc.)
  • Apply knowledge of algorithms and coding to platform and framework development projects
  • Mentor, learn and share knowledge with others along the way
  • Have fun and make impact

Requirements

  • Worked with web-scale traffic and data with strong foundation in Data Structures, Algorithms, Linear Algebra.
  • Advanced experience in C++, Python and/or other major programming languages
  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning (ML) or related field
  • Experience with developing and designing monetization and large-scale enterprise products.
  • Published work in academic conferences or industry circles.
  • Prior experience driving development of massive-scale distributed data platforms, recommendation and search technologies and big data pipelines
  • Work with languages such as Scala, Python, R, and have familiarity with AWS, Redshift or similar data warehousing.
  • Experience analyzing and computing data at scale with tools such as Spark, MapReduce, Hive, Presto, Redshift, etc.

Skills: Nice to have, but not limited to:

  • Work with wide range of systems, technologies to solve interesting problems.
  • Research and software development experience demonstrated via contributions to open source projects, coding competitions, academic publications

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