STAR Labs (Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs) is headed by Pranav Mistry with a mission td 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.
Collaborate within the team across product, design, product, infrastructure, strategy, and engineering.
Mentor, learn and share knowledge with others along the way.
Have impact and have fun
Working outside your comfort zone
Develop highly available, scalable, high throughput low latency services.
Work with synchronous services, asynchronous services, persistent connection services and other systems to help internal products and external development teams.
Be key designer for rapidly evolving customer facing product and architect various services like account management, authentication, identity management, social graph and user interactions using AWS (or similar) cloud infrastructure.
5+ years industry experience designing, building, and supporting large scale systems in production.
Experience building high-performant, scalable backend services in the cloud (especially AWS - EC2, EKS, EBS, S3, DocumentDB, DynamoDB, RDS, Cognito, Autoscaling, etc.)
Experience running A/B tests to optimize the growth of a product.
Experience with highly distributed tiered service architectures (a.k.a. "microservices").
Passionate about application scalability, availability, reliability, and security.
Service ownership experience; the ability to run, troubleshoot, and deploy your own services using Kubernetes, Terraform or similar.
Experience with SQL and nonrelational databases e.g. Mongo, Dynamo, Redis.
Experience with Websockets, Server Sent Events and other server push models.
Experience using toolchains, build systems, and deployment/devops tools such as AWS CloudFormation.
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