Samsung Electronics America Sr Backend Engineer (314443) in Mountain View, California

Sr Backend Engineer (314443)

S/W Engineering, Regular Full-Time, Travel Required 10%

Samsung Electronics America ,Mountain View California

Jul 17, 2017

General Description

Our vision is what your eyes see. Here at Samsung, we've successfully changed the way TV sets were viewed - once hunky, bulky sets that displayed dull colors to attractive, thin and sleek panels that captivate viewers with vibrant colors and life-like realism. We’re at it again - with a new endeavor - changing the way you interact with Smart-TVs. As we revolutionize the TV viewing experience once again, we want to do the same for the way you interact with the next generation of our products and services.

We’re putting together a team of world-class engineers that would help us make this vision a reality. If you’re ready to take on this challenge and see your work dazzle millions of users, we’d love to hear from you!

Necessary Skills / Attributes

  • Functioning as a member of the Backend Software Engineering SCRUM team

  • Build high availability, cloud based, advertisement solutions

  • Quickly prototyping and developing consumer-facing services that will be displayed on millions of devices

  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas to peers and distributed teams

  • Contributing towards building a system with a test driven development / agile approach

  • Rapid deployment, monitoring, and troubleshooting around the cloud hosted environment


  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering with 10-14 years of directly related experience is required.

  • 10+ years of professional experience as a Backend Software Engineer

  • Extensive experience on large-scale multi-tier cloud applications and environments

  • Extensive experience with Amazon AWS, and other Amazon cloud offerings

  • Experience in designing and developing REST based APIs (Jersey)

  • Experience in Java programming language and Java Application Servers (Jetty)

  • Experience in Database technologies (SQL, no-SQL, MyBatis, MySQL, Aurora)

  • Experience in Automation and Load Testing Frameworks.

  • Strong knowledge in Computer Science foundations

Not-Required but Preferred:

  • Experience in backend Ad technologies such as RTB, DSP, and DMP.

  • Experience in client Ad technologies such as Google AdSense, Google Mobile Ads SDK.

  • Experience using message brokers (such as Kafka, Kinesis)

  • Experience using caching technologies (such as Memcached)

  • Big Data technologies and languages (Pig, Hive, Spark, Hadoop)

The qualified candidate will possess the following:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Consider yourself a curious, high-level thinker

  • Passion for quality and writing clean, solid, readable code that scales and performs well

  • Experience with the Agile Methodology

The ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with multiples levels within the company and with external contacts including carrier customers, authorized service agents, sales & equipment service representatives, etc. Must be able to influence others in acceptance, approval and to provide technical clarification. The ability to gather and analyze data from multiple sources, prepare spreadsheets, charts, graphs and tables of information and to plan and prioritize multiple work assignments. The ability to read, write and provide critical technical review and prepare reports, technical manuals, test procedures and technical product repair information. Demonstrated English language competency in both oral and written communication modes for both internal and external communications, especially in training of repair technicians communications of troubleshooting techniques. Work under very little supervision and guidance to identify and ensure achievement of production team goals and to complete individual work assignments within established time frames. The demonstrated ability to solve problems involving highly diverse conditions requiring creativity to search for solutions among learned things. Exposed to situations where only broad and general guidelines for solving problems exist. Job duties require analysis and judgment of functional practices and daily experiences be used to determine appropriate courses of action. Demonstrated ability to interact with senior levels within the organization and within external contacts.

Work is generally performed in an office environment. Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between 50% - 95% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. Requires considerable (90%+) work utilizing high visual acuity/detail, numeric/character distinction, and moderate hand/finger dexterity. The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time is under 25 pounds. Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenge, some language barriers, and project management deadlines. Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include printers, copiers, faxes, and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area. May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule. Travel varies depending on position. Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities.

Company Information


BIG THINGS HAPPEN HERE. The amazing products for which Samsung is known world-wide are the results of the amazing people who work here. Their talent, creativity, dedication, and commitment to innovation are what make us who we are. To continue to be a world leader in technology, we focus on attracting the best talent available and offer a corporate culture in which every individual can challenge themselves to discover how good they are, and how great they can become.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, and with offices in Richardson, TX and Palo Alto, CA, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and a world leader in technology. We market a broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, smartphones, information systems, and home appliances. Samsung's philosophy is based on our strong determination for growth, perpetual innovation and responsibility to corporate citizenship. As a result of our commitment to innovation and unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry. Our company is currently ranked #7 in Interbrand’s "100 Best Global Brands," and named #3 on the Boston Consulting Group list as one of the world's most innovative companies in 2014.

At Samsung we work hard every day. It is a fast-paced and challenging work environment, and we are a nimble team that constantly pushes ourselves to be the best. If you have energy, passion, dedication and drive, and you thrive in a fast-paced workplace, the rewards at Samsung are many. Imagine working for a global company that is a world leader in innovation, in an environment where exciting things happen every day. Imagine working with an amazing group of visionaries/ individuals who make products that bring joy to millions of people across the globe every single day. Imagine where you want to be, and who you want to be. At Samsung...the possibilities are limitless. Apply today and find out why LinkedIn ranked us as one of North America’s Most InDemand Employers in 2014.

To this end, we follow various protocols during the recruitment process, including but not limited to, avoiding the inadvertent disclosure of confidential information of the applicant’s former employer.

Samsung Electronics America provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law.