New Delhi, November 24: South Korean electronics major Samsung plans to hire over 1,000 engineers in India India from IITs and other top engineering colleges in 2022, including BITS Pilani and NIT. Young engineers graduating in 2022 will be hired for new age domains like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, IoT, Deep Learning, Networks, Image Processing. Cloud, data analytics, on-device AI and camera technology, Samsung said in a statement.
Samsung will hire around 260 engineers for its three R&D centers (Bengaluru, Noida and Delhi) from Delhi, Kanpur, Mumbai, Madras, Guwahati, Kharagpur, BHU, Roorkee and other new IIT campuses. Rest of the recruitment will be from other top engineering colleges like BITS Pilani, IIITs and NITs. The company will employ students from multiple streams, including computer science, electronics and communications, electrical engineering, mathematics and computing, instrumentation and information technology, to support its efforts to create innovative solutions to India-specific challenges.
Samsung India Senior Vice President and Head (HR) Sameer Wadhawan said that the research and development (R&D) segment in India has evolved over the years. “This year, we plan to hire over 1,000 engineers and have already awarded 250 PPOs to engineers in IITs and other top institutes,” he added.
This year, Samsung’s internship period was slightly longer so that students could spend more time at the company, allowing them to interact with leaders and managers. “This helps us identify bright talent among them. Hiring through PPOs gives a better view of job fit and satisfaction to both the employer and employee,” he said.
Samsung has a strong culture of filing patents in R&D centers in India. With over 3,500 patent filings in India so far, the center in Bengaluru has filed over 7,500 patents globally.