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R&D Operations, Senior Specialist

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Specialist / Sr. Specialist, R&D Operations

Job Description

Samsung Research America (SRA) plays a pivotal role in developing the next generation of discovery in software, user experience and services for future products that can enrich your life. R&D Operations Specialist will be responsible for driving effective and efficient R&D planning and operations within the organization.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with SRA management, labs, and multiple business units in Korea to understand and align project goals of SRA labs with our overall strategic plan
  • Coordinate with labs and projects to manage overall key metrics and reporting, including ad-hoc and regular reports, as well as collaborating for the annual business planning process
  • Help to develop long-term goals for SRA project management and operational performance enhancement
  • Work with functional organizations on optimizing project operations, including business processes & policies, resource assessment and allocation, and ensuring that the practices of the organization are robust, sustainable and consistent with best practices in Silicon Valley
  • Work with internal groups to streamline planning and operational processes, increase collaboration and strengthen communication, both internally and with HQ organizations in Korea
  • Routine translation needed to enable effective communication (Korean to English and English to Korean)
  • Take responsibility for logistics for important internal/external visitors and associated meetings and support materials.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Business, or related field
  • 2+ years of planning and operations experience in high tech or management consulting organizations preferred
  • Strong understanding of a broad range of technologies relevant to R&D organizational investments and activities, with an emphasis on software technology
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and public speaking skills
  • Ability to multi-task in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Proven experience working in a cross-cultural, multi-national corporation.
  • Fluent in Korean is a mandatory

Samsung Research America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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