Data Scientist

Short Description

Samsung is seeking a Data Scientist who can develop solution architectures and proofs-of-concept (POCs) that can be seamlessly handed off to other Data Scientists for development.

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities
  • Research cutting edge data science methods deeply to 1) qualify each methods' viability to meet Samsung's delivery standards and 2) propel Samsung's solutions into brand new spaces.
  • Develop solution architectures and proofs-of-concept (POCs) that can be seamlessly handed off to other Data Scientists for development
  • Discover and apply insights from massive data sets of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data
  • Collaborate with Line of Business teams and executive sponsors to develop novel, practical, and operationalized analytics that drive explicit business value at the customer level
  • Combine strengths in data management, analysis, applied statistics, and visualization capabilities
  • Develop data analysis solutions based on descriptive analyses and predictive models
  • Collaborate with marketing, service, development, and engineering teams to ensure that requirements for integration, security, data quality and cross-functional usage are addressed

Skills and Qualifications
Required:
  • Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches and a proven passion for generating actionable insights and predictions from data.
  • 3+ years of experience developing analytic results that directly inform and/or enable quantifiable business action, either by providing insights or building analytic applications.
  • 3+ years of statistical programming experience.
  • 2+ years working with big data experience; regular use of data with high-volume (1TB+) & high-dimensionality (500+ variables per schema).
  • Intermediate level Python programming expertise.
  • Intermediate level SQL expertise.
  • Expertise in GLM regression (linear, logit, multinomial), decision trees, random forests, gradient boosted trees.
  • MS or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or Economics required.
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner is required.

Preferred:
  • 2+ years of experience in sales or marketing functions for consumer products, retail, tech, telecom, or financial industries.
  • Intermediate level R programming expertise.
  • Expertise with Hive, Impala, and Spark.
  • Expertise in deep neural networks, panel regression, Bayesian regression, times series, optimization and mathematical programming, reinforcement learning.
  • Familiarity with the Hadoop framework with hands-on experience both querying and applying statistics on massive data sets.
  • Experience with GIT, Jira, Agile Software Development.
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux environment.
  • Shell scripting.
  • incremental MBA.

Data Scientist
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Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second 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.