Samsung Research America (SRA), located in Mountain View, CA, is looking for an outstanding and highly self-motivated researcher/engineer. We are looking for candidates with machine learning and deep learning background, in the field of speech/audio and natural language processing. You will work with a team of research scientists and engineers tackling real-world problems involving Samsung’s Artificial Intelligence initiatives. The AI research center is a key part of Samsung’s global R&D effort and aims to have influence on future Samsung products reaching hundreds of millions of users worldwide.
Common Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Design, develop and implement novel deep learning/machine learning algorithms and audio/signal processing for automatic speech recognition, text-to-speech, new audio experience, dialogue, and natural language understanding and generation.
Conduct exploratory and fundamental research on deep learning, digital signal processing, especially for efficient on-device edge computing;
Develop proof-of-concept demonstration on advanced audio/speech technologies;
Generate creative solutions (patents) and publish research results in top conferences (papers).
Background / Experience:
Experience in one or more of the following areas:
Experience with development and implementation of speech and audio processing or deep learning algorithms (CNN, RNN, BERT, Sequence to Sequence models, etc.)
Experience with active noise cancellation, speech synthesis, audio-visual learning
Experience with building models on speech or acoustic datasets
Experience in machine learning (generative model, discriminative model, neural network, transfer learning, GAN, one-shot or few shot learning, unsupervised learning, semi-supervised learning, weakly supervised learning, meta-learning, outlier detection, etc.)
Proficiency in a neural network library (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.)
Proficiency in scientific programming languages such as Python and C++
Experience with implementing, evaluating and end-to-end prototypical learning systems
Proven track record of research/publications and patents on machine learning and artificial intelligence field (NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, AAAI, IJCAI, ICASSP, Interspeech, ACL, EMNLP, etc.)
Necessary Skills / Attributes:
Team work and communication skills are required
PhD. degree in CS, EE, or related field is required
Samsung is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer. We welcome and encourage diversity as we strive to create an inclusive workplace.