Samsung Semiconductor – Why Work For Us?

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of U.S. $216.7 billion.


In 2013, Samsung invested $13.6 billion in R&D, representing 6.3 percent of annual sales and an increase of more than 26 percent from 2012.  The 69,000 Samsung employees working in R&D means 25 percent of Samsung’s global workforce is devoted to the development of future technologies.  In addition to advanced semiconductor R&D activities in Silicon Valley, Samsung operates a total of 34 R&D centers worldwide in order to access diverse talent skills and ideas wherever they may exist.


In 2013 Samsung registered 4676 patents with the U.S. Patent Office, placing the company in the number two position in terms of patents awarded – a position Samsung has held every year since 2006.


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undefinedSamsung is growing at an impressive rate. It has proven time and again that it is a world class tech leader.

At Samsung the key to our efforts is our people, whose talent, creativity and dedication is the foundation of our success.  To compete in the global market, we focus on attracting the best talent.

Samsung's philosophy is based on our strong determination for growth, perpetual innovation and good corporate citizenship.  Our practices have proven successful - we are one of America's fastest growing companies and an acknowledged leader in the digital convergence revolution. As one of the largest companies in the world, the possibilities are truly endless.

In our pursuit of excellence, Samsung is continuously looking for dynamic individuals. Become a part of Samsung and let your potential soar.



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Samsung Electronics' vision for the new decade is to "Inspire the World, Create the Future."


We are committed to inspiring communities around the world by developing new technologies, innovative products and creative solutions. We are also committed to creating a brighter future by developing new value for our core networks: industry, partners and employees. Through these efforts, we hope to contribute to a better world and a richer experience for all.



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People

Quite simply, a company is its people.  At Samsung, we're dedicated to giving our people a wealth of opportunities to reach their full potential.


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Excellence

Everything we do at Samsung is driven by an unyielding passion for excellence - and an unfaltering commitment to develop the best products and services on the market.

 

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Change

In today's fast-paced global economy, change is constant and innovation is critical to a company's survival.  As we have done for 70 years, we set our sights on the future, anticipating market needs and demands so we can steer our company toward long-term success.


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Integrity

Operating in an ethical way is the foundation of our business.  Everything we do is guided by a moral compass that ensures fairness, respect for all stakeholders and complete transparency.


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Co-Prosperity

A business cannot be successful unless it creates prosperity and opportunity for others.  Samsung is dedicated to being a socially and environmentally responsible corporate citizen in every community where we operate around the globe.






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Samsung Semiconductor Incorporated, the world's largest designer and manufacturer of memory and logic semiconductors, storage and LCD panels, is building a 1.1 million square foot research and development (R&D) headquarters north of downtown San Jose.

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    I worked at Samsung Semiconductor full-time (more than 8 years)

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    Some managers extend a great deal of trust. This was the best place I ever worked. Lots of trust and excellent rewards for performance

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    Some foreign managers find it difficult to extend trust. Micromanagement occurs on a few departments

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Samsung Semiconductor Interviews

Updated Jan 27, 2015
Updated Jan 27, 2015

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    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Samsung Semiconductor.

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    Worst interview experience with this company, the interviewers both were very unprofessional. One was late for 20 mins and the manager claimed he had a meeting and came after another 10 more mins late.

    Both are unfriendly, aggressive, and the junior interviewer never smiled and looked tough. Went straight to ask some confidential questions about your current employer which made me feel very uncomfortable. More looked like they were trying to sneak out business information from interviewees,

    In the end, I didn't even feel want to go go this company anymore just imaging how bad its corporate culture would be as these Korean people have no business ethic.

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Additional Info

Website www.samsung.com/global/business/semiconductor
Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1983
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. (SSI) based in San Jose, California, is a multi-billion dollar subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corp (SEC) in Korea.

Within Samsung, SSI is sometimes referred to as America Headquarters (Device Solutions) or AHQ(DS). This informal name reflects SSI’s important role in Samsung’s Global Business.

SSI provides the widest range of memory, logic, storage devices and LCD/OLED panels that enable feature-rich functions in: consumer electronics, mobile devices, and computing.

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