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Researcher for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

Position Summary:

Samsung Research America, located in Mountain View, California, is looking for computer scientists with experience in data mining and big data knowledge discovery. We work on a variety of data types collected from a variety of sources including: mobile phones, social media websites, mobile payments, smart TVs and set top boxes. Our mission is to build novel data intelligence solutions to drive device and service improvements, and create new business opportunities. 

Common Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the research activities of our team; participate and lead some of the research efforts
  • Formulate research problems based on real‐world needs and independently conduct high‐quality research
  • Work in the digital health, personal assistants, business intelligence, and smart TV areas.
  • Build high quality proof-of-concept prototypes and demonstrate how the core technology contributes to Samsung products.
  • Patent creative solutions and publish research results in top tier conferences.

Background / Experience:

Expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Data mining, knowledge extraction, text mining;
  • Machine learning, regression, classification, clustering; deep learning;
  • Digital signal processing, time series data, pattern recognition and extraction;
  • Personalization, recommender systems.
  • Experience on using deep learning in one or more domains is a plus
  • Experience in processing of noisy real-world data is required
  • Familiarity in collecting sensor data processing, signal processing, and real-world and designing of controlled experiments is a strong plus
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field is required.
  • Top tier publications in machine learning/data mining/mobile/ubiquitous computing conferences such as KDD, AAAI, ICDM, SDM, MobiSys, and UbiComp.

Necessary Skills / Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to work with an international team


Samsung Research America is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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