Samsung Research America is hiring a

SoC Architect, Media, Computer vision and Neural Engine

Mountain View, United States

Lab Overview:

The Samsung SOC Lab creates high performance SoC architecture for various Galaxy device lineups. This lab collaborates with Samsung's strategic SoC partners, Samsung MX headquarter team, and key R&D teams around the globe to innovate and reinvent technology that will positively impact millions of people around the world via the Galaxy flagship products.


Position Summary:

We are looking for a SOC Architect to lead architecture of Media, Computer Vision and Neural engine in next generation SOCs. This is a highly visible hands-on role technical leadership role.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Guide on development of innovative Computer vision and Neural Engine Architectural and microarchitectural features to boost KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) on various targeted workloads in next generation SOCs
  • Innovate, create and deliver Media, Computer Vision and Neural Engine architecture proposals for products in new and existing markets
  • Evaluate architecture proposal benefits in collaboration with team of SoC Architects and communicate the results across related engineering audiences (SW, HW, Architecture, Leadership)
  • Perform high-level performance modeling/simulation and analysis of Media, Computer Vision and Neural Engine features, applications, benchmarks, and complex uses cases
  • Create performance models and studies to support inclusion of these features in the next generation SoC architecture based on performance, area or power improvement
  • Collaborate with workload characterization to verify and debug the proposal and its delivered performance


Required Skills:

  • BSc, Masters or PhD in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • 10+ years of experience in SOC or ASIC RTL design
  • Prior direct experience (> 7 years) in hardware architecture or RTL design is required
  • High proficiency in architecture analysis and performance modeling, ranging from simple analytical models to complex cycle accurate performance model and correlation, especially around Computer vision and Neural Engine
  • Ability to leverage existing simulation capabilities [GEM5, FastSIM, VisualSim] or create new simulation capabilities when necessary
  • Detailed knowledge of ARM bus infrastructure (ACE/AXI/AHB), existing and emerging Media, Computer Vision and Neural Engine
  • Leadership across hardware, software, and platform groups to align all parties to a common vision
Our total rewards programs are designed to motivate and engage exceptional talent. The base pay range for roles at this level is listed below, but may be higher or lower in other states due to geographic differentials in the labor market. Within the base pay range, individual rates depend on a number of factors—including the role’s function and location as well as the individual’s knowledge, skills, experience, education and training. This is part of our comprehensive compensation package with annual bonus eligibility and generous benefits to help you live life well.
Base Pay Range
$188,400$282,450 USD

Additional Information

Essential Job Functions

This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, and frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.

Samsung Research America is committed to complying with all Federal, State and local laws related to the employment of qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact the recruiter or email [email protected].

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