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Sr. R&D Manager- Product Development

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
San Jose, CA 95002
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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. By seeking the diverse perspectives of our counterparts around the world, we collaborate to make a global impact. We are looking for team members who share our commitment to learning and growth as well as our desire to build personal connections along the way.

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: Sr. R&D Manager- Product Development

Requisition ID: 40011

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 founded a new advanced research and development lab, MSL (Memory Solutions Lab), at San Jose CA 2012. The vision of MSL is to be the engine of technology inspiration and renovation for Samsung semiconductor. Especially, MSL is tackling a variety of challenging issues in data center, storage, new memory, server, and software infrastructure for Cloud, Fog, and Edge computing. MSL is operated like a start-up under Samsung umbrella.


We are looking for most passionate R&D manager who can share our visions and have a journey together. Specifically, we are looking for a manager who can supervise advanced development projects for in-storage computing and machine learning accelerator.


Hire and manage highly skilled researchers and engineers, providing mentorship, guidance and career development to members of the team

Plan projects and resource per team charter

Drive technical development and project management of innovative products

Identify specific opportunities for storage products such as SSD

Assess the validity and rigor of new product concepts, establishing scalable frameworks for ongoing evaluation as appropriate

Build cross-functional relationships with Engineering, Product Planning to shape long-term product roadmap

Interact with partners and customers to define and refine product concepts

  • Hold your own in technical discussion, be a subject matter expert, and have strategic influence


Masters degree in a quantitative field such as Computer Science, Engineering, Information Theory

5+ years of product development experience

5+ years of direct people management experience in leading and developing teams

  • Proven track record of innovation

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

  • Resourceful Achiever: self-driven and proactive, you apply logic and reason to effectively solve problems and manage risks.
  • Avid Learner: you eagerly take on new challenges and seek out opportunities to grow and stretch
  • Passionate Owner: you are energized by your work, taking ownership and delivering results without ego
  • Committed Collaborator: with a positive attitude and commitment to get to the best result, you welcome ideas from others and drive processes forward in an inclusive manner


PhD or 5+ research or advanced development experience

SSD internals including F/W

  • Machine learning


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.

Learn more about Samsung Semiconductor here.

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Posted: 2021-02-15 Expires: 2021-03-18

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