Sr/Staff Engineer, Device Research

Engineering - Hardware San Jose, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Technical professionals are defined by what they create. Samsung has the risk taking corporate culture, strategic R&D investments and global know-how to imagine, develop and market products that lead the industry.   Samsung’s Device Lab located in San Jose, CA is currently recruiting world-class engineers who share our “Innovation through passion” philosophy and thrive in a fast-pace, results-driven environment.   Ready to re-imagine yourself? Imagine who you can become at Samsung.


Senior Engineer, Device Research


Responsibilities will include:

  • Research on advanced logic and memory devices (by doing TCAD simulation, compact modeling and circuit performance benchmark)
  • Explore machine learning algorithms for applications in semiconductor technology development
  • Create automation and optimization tools for TCAD/compact modeling using a scripting language
  • Work as part of a global team focused on quality, reliability and performance


The qualified candidate will possess the following:

  • Strong programming skills (e.g., using Python or C++) are required
  • Experience on machine-learning based algorithms is highly preferred
  • Experience on compact modeling of semiconductor devices is preferred
  • Experience on TCAD simulation of semiconductor devices is preferred
  • Experience on circuit performance benchmark and/or yield analysis is welcome
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player, as part of a local and globally distributed team
  • Good oral and written skills for communication and documentation
  • MS or Ph.D. degree in EE or related fields


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.- 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.

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