Samsung India decides to hire 1,000 graduates from top engineering colleges in the country in 2018 with over 300 of these come from various IITs. A majority of these engineers are expected to be hired for new-age domains like Artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Machine learning (ML), bio-metrics, Natural language processing (NLP), Augmented reality and networks including 5G.
Aside from IITs, the company will also be hiring talent from Institutes like Delhi College of Engineering, BITS Pilani, Manipal Institute of Technology and IIITs amongst others. “Samsung is incredibly bullish on R&D in India. We have been here for over 22 years. The three R&D centers in India focus on several cutting-edge technology,” Samsung Global SVP and MD of Samsung R&D Institute India, Bengaluru Dipesh Shah told PTI.
He added that the India centers not only work on development for Indian consumers but also contribute to global products. A number of the India-centric features produced by the local groups include S-bike mode and Ultra Data Saving mode for smartphones and ActivWash+ for washing machines.
“Samsung R&D centres in India been employed by on several global products of Samsung, including the high-end camera modules for flagship smartphones, intelligent user interface Bixby that was launched with Galaxy S8 and Samsung Pay,” Shah said. This past year, the Korean company had hired 800 engineers for its R&D facilities, out of which 300 were from IITs. The company has three R&D centers in India at Bengaluru, Noida and Delhi. Globally, it includes a total of 32 R&D centers.
As the Bengaluru centre has knowledge in areas like AI, ML and IoT, the Noida facility plays key role in development of biometrics, mobile software development, multimedia system and data security. The Delhi centre works primarily on research related to high-end tv sets, other gadgets products as well as Samsung’s operating system, Tizen.
Source- Hindustan Times