Samsung Electronics Canada

Data Scientist

2 months ago(10/12/2017 1:59 PM)
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Inspire the World, Create the Future


Do you believe in the power of technology to help shape a brighter future and a stronger global community? Are you inspired by the possibilities? Are innovation, camaraderie, and the pursuit of excellence part of your innate drive? Then you've got what it takes to succeed at Samsung.


Samsung is making big steps into enterprise mobility with a wide range of device and SW solutions. With the launch of Samsung KNOX™, Samsung Pay, and Samsung IoT we are now looking for experienced and talented individuals for our Vancouver lab to design, develop, operate and support these new solutions in the global market.


Why We Want You


First and foremost, you are a team player and know how to work well with others. You have a strong analytical mind and like to see the whole picture. You have exemplary attention to detail and understand how important your role is in helping with business decisions. You have passion for solving complex problems and have a high degree of aptitude when it comes to learning new technologies.


  • Work in a multi-disciplinary scrum team
  • Collaborate with other groups including Product Management and Technical Support to understand business needs
  • Analyze data from various sources and propose insights and correlations that can be derived from the data
  • Analyze and research industry trends and facts in order to provide industry related subject matter expertise
  • Develop models and algorithms and automate some of the recurring reports and analysis
  • Contribute to the growth of our Big Data & BI Platform with new technologies, algorithms and solutions
  • Asses the data quality and help with various data cleansing and reconciliation tasks
  • Prepare reports based on data analysis and present to management
  • Be constantly challenged to learn and grow with new technologies and complex problems
  • Understand and continuously be aware of data security requirements of our various data sources (e.g. KNOX services, Samsung Pay, IoT events data, etc.)


  • 3+ years relevant experience in a Data Scientist or similar role
  • Masters or PhD graduate in Data Science/Computer Engineering or Computer Science / Mathematics or related
  • Post Graduate qualification in Operations Research, Business Analytics, Industrial Engineering, Statistics or related field would be an asset
  • Publications, projects and interests in the areas of Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Recommendation Algorithms
  • Experience with machine learning and deep learning (Logistic Regression, Natural Language Processing, Convolutional Neural Network, Bayesian Learning, Linear Regression, Neural Networks, Cluster Analysis, Decision Trees, SVM, etc.)
  • Knowledge of SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and preferably experience with NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of programming and/or scripting languages (Java, bash, Python, R, etc.)
  • Knowledge of distributed programming (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Hive, Pig, Sqoop, etc.)
  • Knowledge of BI and Time Series Analysis
  • Knowledge of OLAP and dimensional modeling
  • Experience with AWS services (EC2, S3, AWS CLI, Lambda, Kinesis Firehose, Redshift etc.)
  • Experience with Git and Jenkins
  • Agile/Scrum software development methodologies


Samsung is an equal employment opportunity employer.

We thank you for your interest in working for Samsung; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.




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