Role: Android Platform Partner Engineer

Company: Samsung Research America

Lab: MPS/ Mobile Platform Lab

Location: Mountain View, CA

Are you passionate about transforming bleeding-edge technologies into services that will impact millions in our daily lives? At Mobile Platform Solutions (MPS), we are looking for passionate Android Partner Engineer to share their creative vision and to help build applications and services for Samsung's array of devices spanning mobile phones, speakers, wearables, etc.  In this position, you will join a collaborative team that works with Samsung teams across the globe and its partners to deliver the best mobile products.

Come join the Samsung MPS team and be a leader in bringing futuristic mobile products to life!

Position Summary:

As an Android Platform/Partner engineer you will have the opportunity to manage different Samsung Mobile collaborations with partners at the same time. In this role, you will work closely with teams across Samsung Mobile to provide solutions with user first approach with aptitude for continuous improvement and learning. This is great role for transitioning from engineering track to product/program management.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the vision and strategy of our overall products and services.
  • Acting as Product Owner to drive clarity of the product to meet commercial and strategic goals.
  • Defining and articulating use cases/features/requirements for features that have been proposed.
  • Soliciting and formalizing feedback from business teams and technology partners.
  • Validating business case and partner readiness to prioritize among feature requests to ensure optimal ROI.
  • Partnering with stakeholders and cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Quality Assurance, Technical Program Managers, Marketing, Customer Support across various geographies.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related technical field.
  • 2 years of experience in software program management.
  • Experience in different phases of software engineering process, including requirements analysis, software architecture, development, test planning, test execution and deployment.
  • Ability to influence project team members, both technical and non-technical, to ensure proper product requirements prioritization, product quality and project deliver on time.
  • Team player with exceptional time management skills.
  • Strong market analysis skills.
  • Empathize deeply with our customers and advocate for their needs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Technical and business confidence to assert and/or defend positions regarding definition and priority of features. 
  • Proactive, self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work independently at all levels in the organization.
  • Able to travel internationally (<25%).

Preferred qualification:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, or related technical field.
  • Bilingual in Korean and English.
  • Understanding of C/C++/Java languages and build experiences for Android are essential.
  • Understanding of utilities (like git, repo, make, etc.) for github, gerrit server are optional.
  • Proven previous experience in user- focused mobile-first services and applications.

 

Additional Information

Work Hours

Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.

Physical Requirements

This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, and reach with hands and arms.

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If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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