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Senior Engineer, Open Source
Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. San Jose, CA

Senior Engineer, Open Source

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
San Jose, CA
Expired: February 28, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Advancing the World's Technology Together
Our technology solutions power the tools you use every dayincluding smartphones, electric vehicles, hyperscale data centers, IoT devices, and so much more. Here, you'll have an opportunity to be part of a global leader whose innovative designs are pushing the boundaries of what's possible and powering the future.

We believe that innovation and growth are driven by an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce. We're dedicated to empowering people to be their true selves. Together, we're building a better tomorrow for our employees, customers, partners, and communities.

What You'll Do

The open source team's mission is to expand Samsung's innovation in storage systems by building the ecosystem for emerging memory technologies. Specifically, the team enables new hardware technologies in mainstream open-source projects and we make sure that new system requirements are addressed in next generation silicon. As a team, we are a group of doers that strive to make an impact in the future of storage and memory systems.

Location: Hybrid, working onsite at our San Jose office/headquarters 3 days per week with the flexibility to work remotely the remainder of your time OR Fully Remote, with the opportunity to work from anywhere in the United States with the ability to travel domestic or internationally when required. #LIRemote
  • Work on core operating system responsibilities: including, but not limited to, support for emerging storage and memory interfaces.
  • Work in the Linux NVMe driver, Linux based CXL support including bring up and memory management, block layer and file systems, as well as defining new user-space APIs for novel I/O paths.

What You Bring
  • BS + 5 years of exp, MS + 3 years of exp, or PhD + 1 year of exp, Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
  • Fluency in C and scripting languages.
  • Understanding of the in Linux I/O and memory management stack (both user- and kernel-space).
  • Programming skills for Linux applications.
  • Previous involvement in open-source projects: from active development to a project maintainer role, as well as any community engagement (from a technical standpoint).
  • You're inclusive, adapting your style to the situation and diverse global norms of our people.
  • An avid learner, you approach challenges with curiosity and resilience, seeking data to help build understanding.
  • You're collaborative, building relationships, humbly offering support and openly welcoming approaches.
  • Innovative and creative, you proactively explore new ideas and adapt quickly to change.


Our total rewards programs are designed to motivate and engage exceptional talent. The pay range for roles at this level across all US locations and job function is displayed below. 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

$82,096 - $188,799 USD

What We Offer
An investment in your future, is an investment in ours. That's why we offer a diverse package of benefits centered around the wellbeing of our employees and their loved ones. In addition to competitive compensation and the usual Medical/Dental/Vision/401k, our inclusive curation of benefits empower our people to care for their whole selves.
Give Back With a charitable giving match and frequent opportunities to get involved, we take an active role in supporting the community.
Enjoy Time Away You'll start with 4+ weeks of paid time off a year, plus holidays and sick leave, to rest and recharge.
Care for Family Whatever family means to you, we want to support you along the way-including a stipend for fertility care or adoption, medical travel support, and an errand service.
Prioritize Emotional Wellness With on-demand apps and paid therapy sessions, you'll have support no matter where you are.
Stay Fit Eating well and being active are important parts of a healthy life. Our onsite Café and gym, plus virtual classes, make it easier.
Embrace Flexibility Benefits are best when you have the space to use them. That's why we facilitate a flexible environment so you can find the right balance for you.

Covid-19 Policy
To help keep our employees, customers, and communities safe, we've developed guidelines for our teams. Currently, we encourage vaccination for all employees, and may require it depending on job functions (e.g., traveling for business, meeting with customers). While visiting our offices or attending team events, we ask employees to complete a daily health questionnaire and complete a weekly COVID test. Our COVID policies are subject to change depending on public health, regulatory and business circumstances.

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy
Samsung Semiconductor is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We're committed to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcomed and empowered to do their best work. We hire the best talent for our teams, regardless of race, religion, color, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, or veteran status. Our focus is on hiring teammates with humble expertise, kindness, dedication and a willingness to embrace challenges and learn together every day.

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Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

San Jose, CA
95196 USA



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