Title:   Senior Software Engineer, Backend Development
Company: Samsung Research America (SRA)
Lab:  Visual Display Intelligence Lab
Location: Irvine, CA or Mountain View, CA

Lab Summary:  Technical professionals are defined by what they create. Samsung has the risk taking corporate culture, strategic R&D investments, and global know-how to imagine, develop, and market products that lead the industry.  Samsung’s Visual Display Intelligence Lab located in Mountain View, California is currently recruiting world-class engineers who share our “Innovation through passion” philosophy and thrive in a fast-pace, results-driven environment.

Responsibilities

  • Develop infrastructure for a cloud platform that can handle high-volume requests
  • Develop optimal storage backends for quick retrieval of data
  • Ensure software is production-ready and is properly monitored for metrics, logging, and performance profiling
  • Evaluate and recommend best software designs and architecture for scalability
  • Quickly prototype new ideas/technologies/architectures to create proofs of concept and demos
  • Learn and adapt new technologies quickly in a research-focused environment
  • Effectively communicate with global engineering teams

Requirements

  • MS or PhD degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • 3+ years utilizing Object Oriented design and programming with Java/Scala/JavaScript skills to design, develop, and maintain large-scale web applications.
  • 3+ years of experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools (Spark, Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc.)
  • Experience in SQL or similar languages and development experience in at least one scripting language (Python, Perl, etc.)
  • Working knowledge with relational and non-relational databases such as Neo4j, DynamoDB, MySQL, MongoDB, or Couchbase
  • Hands-on experience with cloud computing platforms such as Azure or AWS
  • Ability to multi-task effectively under considerable pressure and deadlines and easily adapt within a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn and integrate new technologies as needed
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Experience in addressing large application deployment architectures and concerns such as performance, reliability, scalability, availability and security
  • Proficiency in Azure Services and as a plus, taking a product into production using Azure Cloud Services
  • Experience in building real products (live in production) in the cloud, preferably with Big Data Platforms
  • Experience with microservices architecture
  • Experience with Elastic Search and Kibana

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