AI/ML Software Performance Engineer at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. in San Jose, California

Posted in Information Technology 10 days ago.

Job Description:

Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI) is advancing the worlds technology. As a leader in Memory, System, LSI and LCD technologies, our US teams contribute to breakthroughs in 5G, SOC, memory and display. With our global perspective and diversity of thought, we proudly serve our customers around the world. We are looking for team members who share our commitment to learning and growth and excel when collaborating within and across teams.

SSI is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley and is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. - the #1 employer in the world (Forbes, Oct 2020) and top patent-holder in the U.S. Want to advance the worlds technology with us?


Job Title: AI/ML Software Performance Engineer

Req ID: 40554

Location: San Jose, CA


The Memory Solutions Lab (MSL) mission is to develop innovative open system architectures and solutions that transform the performance of semiconductor memory in SSDs, mobile devices and data centers



Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is a world leader in Memory and Storage technologies. We are currently looking for Entry/Associate Level Storage Engineer to join our team in San Jose, CA. The Engineer will contribute to memory and storage system research in the Memory Solutions Lab. He or she will join a team of experts in researching and developing innovative memory and storage system solutions that utilize existing and emerging technologies to add substantial value to storage systems. The ideal candidate must have a strong background in computer programming, computer architecture, automation software and testing/debug.


  • Design machine learning systems
  • Research and implement appropriate ML algorithms and tools
  • Develop machine learning applications according to requirements
  • Run machine learning tests and performance benchmarks to showcase the benefits of one model over another.
  • Select appropriate datasets and data representation methods
  • Perform statistical analysis and fine-tuning using test results
  • Extend existing ML libraries and frameworks


  • A PhD/Masters in Computer Science, Computer Architecture, Electrical Engineering, and Mathematics or related field.
  • Strong software engineering skills with efficient, maintainable and testable C/C++/Python/R is required.
  • 5+ years of experience with AI/ML models, data analytics, data science projects.
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks like Keras or PyTorch, TensorFlow and libraries like scikit-learn.
  • Extensive knowledge of ML frameworks, libraries, data structures, data modeling, and software architecture
  • In-depth knowledge of mathematics, statistics, and algorithms
  • Experience with File Systems, Object Storage or similar technologies
  • Experience in Linux I/O, Operating System and File Systems

Additionally, we look for the following universal qualities in all candidates:

  • Resourceful Achiever: self-motivated and proactive, you flex to try new approaches and creatively solve problems
  • Avid Learner: you thrive with challenges, seek continuous growth and improvement, and seek data to prove your hypotheses
  • Devoted Professional: you are diligent and deliberate in your work, leveraging your expertise to deliver results without ego
  • Thoughtful Collaborator: you build relationships across teams, offering help and welcoming ideas from others to drive work forward in an inclusive manner


  • Must be highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to quickly develop proof of concept prototypes based on requirements
  • Good understanding of
  • Demonstrated attention to deliver SW project deliverables on schedule.
  • Ability to meet aggressive project deadlines in a team environment
  • Ability to work successfully with cross-functional teams, including coordinating across organizational boundaries and geographies.


  • Successful applicants must comply with company COVID-19 policies, which are subject to change in response to public health, regulatory and business circumstances
  • Current policies are subject only to emergency or legally-required exceptions and include: mandatory reporting of vaccination status; vaccination requirement for office access, external meetings and business travel; mask usage in office; and daily screening procedures at offices



Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- one of the largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays. SSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is SSIs policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, and hiring decisions are made accordingly.

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