Samsara’s network of hardware devices is a scalable cloud-connected sensor platform that collects and stores observations about the world in near real-time. Through our cloud dashboard and mobile app, customers gain real-time visibility and drive efficiencies into their commercial fleet and industrial center operations.
At Samsara, we align small cross-functional teams with customer needs and with the autonomy needed to quickly deliver impactful solutions. Specifically, your team will build the feature set and the infrastructure to deliver cutting-edge dashcam-based functionality to our customers. The work will span across firmware, full stack product development, machine learning, and traditional computer vision.
As an engineering manager, you will lead a team of ~10 engineers to deliver customer-driven solutions. The ideal candidate for engineering manager has a successful background as an engineer but also understands the value of team culture, communication, and collaboration. Successful managers will develop individual contributors based on their needs and interests as well as the needs of the company, as well as:
Conducting regular 1-1s and giving performance evaluations
Working with Product Management to prioritize feature development
Building roadmaps, engineering plans, and schedule estimates
Performing code reviews and ensuring proper design and delivery of major features
Promoting best practices and establishing team processes
Fostering a culture of continuous improvement
Identifying infrastructure and architectural investment needs
Coaching & mentoring software engineers
Recruiting, hiring, and building teams to keep up with the demand of a growing company
And still coding on occasion to keep your sanity
We use Golang for our backend, Typescript and React for our web client, GraphQL to fetch data from our backend, and React Native for our mobile app. Direct experience with these technologies is not required.
An ideal candidate:
Has been a successful IC software developer and technical leader
Has at least one-year managing software teams
Has excellent written and verbal technical communication skills
Enjoys understanding users and what makes their day to day easier to manage
Loves shipping features that are immediately impactful to customers
Ships and iterates based on customer feedback
If you are excited by the idea of working at a fast-growing company, being constantly challenged by and learning from high-caliber engineers, owning and shaping product development, and ultimately growing a world-class engineering team, we’d love to have you join our team! This position is based in our San Francisco HQ.