Machine Learning Engineer

    • New York, NY

This role is part of the Core team within the Samsung NEXT Product organization.

The Core team is building today a set of large scale products that are directly linked with Samsung world wide and have the potential of capitalizing on Samsung's massive consumer reach across mobile phones and smart TVs.

About NEXT Product

The NEXT Product organization is a hyper-growth startup within Samsung NEXT. We're a globally distributed product development team in search of builders and creators to help conceive, grow and scale new products and categories.

Successful candidates, at all levels within the organization, will: approach all things team-first, take ownership and "be the change you seek", have strong written and verbal communication skills, have high EQ, enjoy fast-paced, outcome-driven environments and be inspired to learn and explore daily both inside and outside of your field of expertise.

The Role

As a Machine Learning Engineer, you will build Machine Learning systems fusing and analysing multi-sensory signals to solve real-world challenges in real-time. We are looking for a candidate that has hands-on experience with Computer Vision and/or Natural language processing (Machine Learning) with large data sets and in real-time.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with our Engineering and Data teams in NYC, San Francisco and Korea to build real-time solutions for our products in the areas of Food and Fitness.
  • Build models for Human Activity Detection and Recognition, Object Detection and tracking and Scene Segmentation in real-time
  • Build models for understanding structured and unstructured recipe and cooking instructions and building personalized recommendations
  • Be part of a team that designs, develops, and maintains Machine learning models/infrastructure and software that uses these models.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in one or more of the following areas: machine learning (CV), Natural Language Processing
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks
  • Experience building end to end prototypes and applications based on machine learning
  • Experience working in an Agile environment and within a distributed team



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Ms.C or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field


About Samsung NEXT

Samsung NEXT champions builders and founders inventing a more purposeful future. We attract, develop, and celebrate diverse talent with world-class capacity to transform ideas into realities at scale. We prioritize experiences over things and are dedicated to thoughtfully integrating the physical and digital worlds... and we accelerate Samsung's vision to inspire the world.

Founded in 2012, Samsung NEXT has four key functions in the global software ecosystem:
  • Product: designs and builds software experiences to transform the way we work and live
  • M&A: acquires game-changing companies to bring their products and services to consumers worldwide
  • Ventures: invests in startups that have the potential to scale by leveraging the Samsung ecosystem
  • Partnerships: creates partnerships with innovative companies to enrich Samsung products and services



At Samsung NEXT, we hold the steadfast belief that diversity and inclusion is essential to realize our mission and is a must-have for us to do our best work. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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