Samsung Research America Bixby Internship 2018-2019 in Mountain View, California

General Description:

Smartphones, tablet, and other mobile devices have completely revolutionized how we operate in our daily lives. From communicating and sharing information to traveling and shopping, Samsung and Android have been at the core of this revolution. The next generation of mobile devices will completely change how we work. Development has already begun, and the possibilities are endless.

Samsung Bixby is a next generation intelligent personal assistant, which is only available as a built-in application on Samsung flagship devices and wearables. This application uses a natural language user interface to perform tasks on these devices using voice, including but not limited to making phone calls, sending text messages, setting up meetings, opening apps, setting alarms and timers, getting directions, answering general questions, providing information about restaurants and other businesses, etc. These functions vary depending on the phone or wearable model.

Internship Summary:

Samsung Bixby team is looking for senior engineers with expertise in Android framework, Android application development and Web Technologies (Java Script, HTML, CSS). In this position, you will be part of the team with a vision and working on technologies that continuously improve Bixby solution integrating with core device features and third party applications. You will be a catalyst for change, innovating with engineering strategies and technology solutions that meet the company?s business goals and strategies.

The successful candidate should have deep technical skills in software engineering; experience in modifying aspects of various Android framework/service modules, development of voice enabled intelligent services with Android Applications. The candidate should be passionate about technology and always have the customer?s best interest in mind.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Design and Development of voice enabled modules and applications

  • Research around machine learning algorithms both supervised and unsupervised learning

  • Enjoys writing elegant, maintainable, and readable code

  • Believe in technical design and code reviews are critical parts of the software development process

  • Collaborate with various cross functional teams of Product Managers / Tech Leads to understand the requirements and tasks

Necessary Skills / Experience / Attributes:

  • BS / MS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field with 6+ years? experience developing and shipping software solutions in Android and web technologies (Java Script, HTML, CSS)

  • In depth understanding of Android Application model & framework

  • Expert knowledge of algorithms and at least one programming language like Java, Javascript etc.

  • Experience working with relational/object modeling and API based web service integration via REST and JSON

  • Experience in JavaScript language (ES 2017) and all the modern tooling that it requires understanding of ReactJS, Redux and Node.js is a plus

  • Experience and interest in AI technologies is a plus (e.g. natural language processing, machine learning, knowledge modeling and reasoning)

  • Exposure to development of server side components