Samsara, founded in 2015, is a leader in Industrial IoT and our mission is to increase the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of the operations that power our economy. Our solutions combine hardware and software to bring real-time visibility, analytics, and AI to operations across various industries. Samsara’s fast-growing team is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in San Jose, Atlanta, and London. Our team has raised over $530M from Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Tiger Global, and Dragoneer.
We are looking for an Engineering Director to be part of the senior leadership team of the Industrial business. Samsara’s Industrial team operates as a startup within a startup and is designed to iterate extremely quickly to deliver new products for new customers across industries including manufacturing, food and beverage, energy, and utilities. We are building easy to manage, easy to deploy, massively scalable, internet-connected sensors to create real business outcomes for our customers: reduced maintenance costs, less downtime, increased efficiency, higher throughput, and better customer service.
As an Engineering Director, you will lead a team of up to 25 engineers, and are responsible for building a team that develops great products, iterates extremely quickly, and maintains a sense of urgency in meeting customer needs. The ideal candidate for engineering director has a successful background as an engineer, but also understands the value of team culture, communication, and collaboration.
Working with senior architects to set the product direction
Establishing team goals, metrics and roadmaps
Coaching & Mentoring managers & technical leads
Conducting regular 1-1s and performance evaluations
Defining team roles and processes to help the team scale
Recruiting, hiring, and building teams to keep up with demand of growing company
Working with Product Management to prioritize feature and new product development
Fostering a culture of continuous improvement through blameless postmortems
And still coding on occasion to keep your sanity…
At Samsara, we value aligning small teams with customer use cases and giving the independence needed to quickly deliver impactful solutions. Software engineers on the full-stack team will work on designing and developing features for our web platform. This involves working on our backend log-processing and data analytics systems, as well as building out new user interfaces. Your team will tackle engineering challenges ranging from aggregating data from thousands of devices and sensors to presenting the data in intuitive ways that provide actionable insights for our customers’ operations, to building ultra-reliable industrial control devices.
At Samsara, we welcome all. All sizes, colors, cultures, sexes, beliefs, religions, ages, people. We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.