Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Mountain View, CA 2016-10-22 - –

Position Summary: The Samsung Computing Science Innovation Center is seeking a talented, highly motivated individual to join our Convergence team as a Senior Front-end Engineer. The Computing Science Innovation Center is a key part of Samsung’s global R&D effort and aims to have direct impact on future Samsung products reaching hundreds of millions of users worldwide. The Convergence team is focused on user experiences that involve multiple end-user consumer electronics devices acting in cooperation to provide valuable services to Samsung’s customers. In this team, you will be responsible for collaborating with world-class researchers to produce proof-of-concept technology demonstrations on current and upcoming Samsung product platforms.

Necessary Skills / Attributes
Responsibilities: – Help to shape user experience for home consumer electronics products and appliances including televisions, sound systems, IOT, etc.. – Work with other engineers to develop software/hardware platforms and tools to support quick design iteration or UI development. – Build distributed software systems, prototypes, and applications that integrate emerging technologies and utilize a variety of networking protocols – Work closely with UX designers, researchers and other engineers to implement versatile solutions to tricky development problems. – Rapid prototype UI concepts for testing and team feedback. – Apply the best practice on prototyping under tight deadlines, while effectively managing trade-offs between user experience and technical feasibility. – Gauge the usability of new and existing products, and making constructive suggestions for change. Qualifications: – BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent – Solid background in computer science, human factors, human-computer interaction, or related fields. – 5+ years of relevant work experience with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and other front end technologies. – Understanding of object oriented JavaScript, and JS analogies of classes, namespaces, modules and other OO concepts – Strong skills in rapid software/hardware prototyping in tools such as Html 5, iOS, Android, Arduino, etc.. – Strong understanding of MVC concept. – Excellent communication and teamwork skills. Pluses: – Strong, clean visual/interaction design sense. – Experience on creating server side services in Node.js – Experience on Vue.js

Company Information
Founded in October 1988, Samsung Research America (SRA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, South Korea. SRA is headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA. with offices across the US. SRA is engaged in researching emerging technologies to create new businesses, and developing core technologies to enhance the competitiveness of Samsung's products. SRA offers a competitive compensation package for R&D achievements so that researchers can focus on developing cutting edge technology. The primary research areas of SRA include: advanced software, content/services, user experience as well as other new and emerging technologies. Samsung Research America (SRA) plays a pivotal role in developing the next generation of discovery in software, user experience and services for future products that can enrich your life. Our mission is to research and develop new technologies by partnering with the best and brightest and creating a collaborative environment between industry and academia. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, with locations in many technology centers in North America, SRA is driven to build a culture of innovation that rapidly translates research and new ideas into the unexpected.

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