Samsung Electronics is hiring over 1,200 engineers from top colleges and IITs. The tech firm is strengthening its R&D operations in India with the new hiring. Samsung is working with IITs to ensure that it hires the best talent
The newly hired engineers will work on future technologies and emerging domains. Samsung has plans to strengthen its R&D efforts in emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cloud, IoT, Deep learning, Middleware Development, Image Processing, Data analysis, Recognition systems, Mobile Communications, On Device AI, Imaging, Networks, VLSI, Voice, and UI/UX.
Samsung is starting three R&D centres in Bengaluru, Noida, and Delhi respectively from December 1st. The representatives of these R&D centres will visit IIT campuses in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kharagpur, Guwahati, Gandhinagar, Roorkie, Kanpur, Bhubaneswar, BHU, Pallakad, Patna, Tirupati, Indore, Mandi, Bhilai and Jodhpur. Apart from IITs, hiring will also take place at other top engineering campuses including BITS Pilani, NITs, IIITs, IISc Bengaluru, Manipal Institute of Technology, and Delhi Technological University.
Sameer Wadhawan, Samsung India's Head of HR stated, "Today, Samsung’s India R&D centres are driving both local and global innovations, giving our talented engineers the right platform to excel and set new benchmarks. As a leading technology company, our endeavor has always been to nurture our talent by providing them the most suitable exposure. We are proud of the milestones achieved by our engineers in India and are committed to hiring more talent from the country. This year, we plan to hire over 1,200 engineers and have already extended 340 PPOs to engineers at IITs and other top institutions. Pre-placement offers have been a great way to engage with the talent and understand their aspirations. It works as a two-way tool enabling students to get familiarized with the organization, it’s values and leadership.”
Samsung has strong R&D culture with over 2,900 patents registered till today. The Bengaluru R&D centre has created some of the latest technologies deployed on the Galaxy Note 10. Samsung aims to hire 2,500 engineers by 2020. The company hired 1,000 engineers each in 2017 and 2018.