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Samsung SDI Career Forum 2014


Samsung SDI invites specialists in the following areas of science and technology:

Deadline for the applications: April 30, 2014
1. Lithium-ion batteries (LIB), materials and electrochemistry
    Development of electrode materials and other battery components (read more...)
    Advanced materials for LIB: new carbon materials, silicon-carbon structures and other silicon-based materials, tin-based anodes, NCM cathodes, LIB electrolytes etc.
    Investigation of the electrochemical processes in electrode materials and cells

2. Physical-chemical analysis of LIB components
    Electron microscopy for the study of LIB components structure (read more...)
    Electron microscopy  investigation of battery materials by traditional (ED, HREM, EDX) techniques to reveal structure defects and transformations on the surface and in a bulk of the particles; crystallographic interpretation of above structural changes
    Applying of modern TEM techniques (STEM-HADDF, EELS etc.) and crystallography to analyze particular structural/compositional futures in the materials 
    SEM analysis (imaging, mapping etc.)
    Specimen preparation for above experimental techniques

3. Battery management system (BMS), development
    Battery management system (BMS) for the use in e-bike / e-scooter, hybrid and electric vehicles (HEV and EV), and energy storage systems (ESS) (read more...):
    Development of electronic circuits for battery management systems of high voltage packs, design and verification
    Development of algorithms and software for battery management systems built on microcontrollers
    Development of firmware for microcontrollers 
    Control algorithms development for energy storage systems (ESS)

4. Battery management system (BMS), simulation
    System development of batteries for use in hybrid and electric vehicles (read more...)
    Battery simulation for System level design and Component Sizing
    Development of requirements for battery management system (BMS) 
    Safety analysis of battery systems and development of safety requirements
    Test case development for performance and abuse testing of batteries
    Battery/BMS calibration
    Software development under AUTOSAR

5. Power electronics
    Development of converters, inverters, switches (read more...)
    Electric Power Recuperative Bi-directional AC/DC Converter
    PV converter, bilateral converter, high frequent isolated one way converter, boost converter
    3 level multi-level inverter, single high efficient inverter  
    Soft switching converter circuit and algorithm
    High efficient PFC Algorithm Design
    Digital Control Circuit Design, DSP, FPGA Firmware coding
    Inverter simulation using PCIM

6. Embedded OS 
    Design embedded OS H/W (Linux, Android, Windows CE, Nucleus OS, VxWorks)
    Design embedded OS BSP/Driver 
    Embedded OS porting

7. Wireless communication H/W
    H/W development (ZigBee, BlueTooth)
    Design RF communication H/W

8. Ethernet communication 
    Develop Embedded OS-based Ethernet Communication 
    Client Application ( WIN32 based, JAVA based)

9. WEB/DB development
    Establish WEB server (APACHE, IIS, NGINX, GWS)
    Establish DB (Data Base) server (ORACLE, SQL server)

10. ESS control algorithm 
     Predict ESS power/load amount
     Develop operating control algorithm by pattern
     Develop digital system/control circuit H/W and S/W by using MCU
     HEMS/BEMS/FEMS algorithm development

11. Precise system circuit development (smart meters)
     Design voltage/current high precision system circuit H/W and S/W
     Development of digital system/control device; design of high precision system algorithm
     Digital watt-hour meter and smart meter development

12. Quality inspection systems using machine vision technology
     Development of systems for machine vision
     Image analysis and pattern recognition
     Development of software for PC

13. Safety and reliability analysis
     LIB capacity, power, and impedance degradation process/mechanism modeling
     Design an LIB cell to avoid or mitigate the risk of dangerous event as a result of abuse (read more...)
     LIB ECM (equivalent circuit modeling), ROM (reduced-order modeling), EIS/frequency-dependence response modeling
     Analyze the mechanism of heat generation and pressure build-up during the abuse of LIB (heating, overcharging, external and/or internal short circuit, etc.)
     Analyze the mechanism of internal short circuit as a result of cell deformation during the nail penetration, crush, impact, etc.
     Accelerated tests of batteries

14. Modeling and structural analysis of lithium-ion batteries
     Stress & deformation analysis (including abuse conditions)
     Heat transfer analysis of lithium-ion batteries
     Reliability analysis (vibration, mechanical/thermal shock, etc.) of devices using battery packs 
     Working with commercial software such as ABAQUS, ANSYS, LS-DYNA, FLUENT, STAR-CD, etc.

15. Modern mathematical methods for manufacturing process optimization
     LIB mass-production cell variations due to production conditions modeling
     Data-driven modeling using production conditions Big Data (including new mathematical model building, statistical analysis, data analysis; data mining, machine learning, pattern recognition technology)


    Higher education
    Work experience in the corresponding field(s) is required
    Good knowledge of English language
    PhD Degree is an advantage

We offer:

Researchers and Senior researchers positions are available at Samsung SDI R&D Center in Republic of Korea
The contract is for 2 years with the possibility of extension upon mutual agreement
The company offers a competitive salary and extensive compensation package (apartment rent at the expense of company, reimbursement of air tickets to Republic of Korea for the employee and his family members, meals at work, medical insurance fee (partially), visa support, if necessary).

Interested individuals should fill out the form, which can be downloaded here, and submit it to The form must be filled in English.

For inquiries call: +7(495)797-2472.

Applications are accepted until April 30, 2014. All the received applications will be evaluated by Samsung SDI. The candidates who have passed the preliminary selection will be invited for the interviews, which will be held in Moscow in May 2014.