Machine Learning Model Engineer - MX

    • Samsung Electronics America
  • Mountain View, CA
  • Posted 26 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
USD 240,000.00 - 280,000.00 per year
Full Time


Amazon Web Services
Machine Learning (ML)
Digital media
Problem solving
Computer science
Data mining
Big data
Data structure
Software engineering
Machine Learning Operations (ML Ops)
Apache Spark
Apache Flink
Apache Kafka
Software development

Job Details

Position Summary

Machine Learning Model Engineer - Samsung Ads

Position Summary
Samsung Ads is an advanced advertising technology company in rapid growth that focuses on enabling advertisers to connect audiences from Samsung devices as they are exposed to digital media, using the industry's most comprehensive data to build the world's smartest advertising platform. Being part of an international company such as Samsung and doing business around the world means that we get to work on big, complex projects with stakeholders and teams located around the globe.

We are proud to have built a world-class organization grounded in an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit. Working at Samsung Ads offers one of the best environments in the industry to learn just how fast you can grow, how much you can achieve, and how good you can be. We thrive on problem-solving, breaking new ground, and enjoying every part of the journey.

Machine learning lies at the core of the advertising industry, and this is no exception to Samsung Ads. At Samsung Ads, we are actively exploring the latest machine learning techniques to improve our existing systems and products and create new revenue streams. As a machine learning model engineer of the Samsung Ads Platform Intelligence (PI) team, you will have access to unique Samsung proprietary data to develop and deploy a wide spectrum of large-scale machine learning products with real-world impact. You will work closely with and be supported by a talented engineering team and top-notch researchers to work on exciting machine learning projects and state-of-the-art technologies. You will be welcomed by a unique learning culture and creative work atmosphere. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to get deeply involved in envisioning, designing and implementing cutting-edge machine learning products with a fast growing team.

This position will be working on the mobile performance ads product, which is one of the most interesting but challenging machine learning products.

Location: Mountain View, CA

Role and Responsibilities

  • A tech lead role to lead and deliver production-grade machine learning products from end to end to make Samsung Ads a key player in the mobile performance ads market.
  • Design, develop and deploy state-of-the-art and scalable machine learning models to achieve different optimization goals (e.g., app-install optimization, ROAS optimization, retention, etc.).
  • Research the latest machine learning technologies and keep up-to-date with industry trends and developments.
  • Analyze complex problems with massive advertising data, identify gaps, and propose and execute technical proposals.
  • Create prototypes of new ML-based solutions quickly and put them into production.
  • Closely work with different internal ML teams (e.g., ML platform, ML serving, and MLOps teams) to improve our codebase and product health.
  • Closely work with cross-functional partner teams in global settings to deliver new ML features and solutions and achieve business objectives.
  • Mentor junior engineers and provide technical guidance.
  • Learn quickly and adapt to a fast-paced working environment.

Experience Requirements:
  • Master's or PhD degree in Computer Science or related fields (e.g., Mathematics).
  • 5+ years of industry experience with a Master's degree or 3+ years of industry experience with a PhD degree.
  • Solid theoretical background in machine learning and/or data mining.
  • Proficiency in mainstream ML libraries (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, Spark ML, etc.).
  • Hands-on experience with production-grade machine learning solutions.
  • Experience with mainstream big data tools (e.g., MapReduce, Spark, Flink, Kafka, etc.).
  • Extensive programming experience in Python, Go or other OOP languages.
  • Familiarity with data structures, algorithms and software engineering principles.
  • Proficiency in SQL and databases.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to drive cross-functional partnerships.

Skills and Qualifications

Preferred Experience Requirements:
  • Publications in top relevant venues (e.g., TPAMI, NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, KDD, WWW, SIGIR, AAAI, IJCAI, etc.).
  • Basic knowledge about Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Experience with the advertising industry and real-time bidding (RTB) ecosystem.


Compensation for this role is expected to be between $240,000 and $280,000. Actual pay will be determined considering factors such as relevant skills and experience, and comparison to other employees in the role.


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