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.
Samsara is growing fast… like, really fast! To support our growth, we are standing up a new analytics & operations capability to solve some of Samsara’s most pressing business problems with a data-first mindset. The team will tackle cross-functional projects across People Ops, Customer Success, Recruiting, Engineering, Sales, and more with the core mission of unlocking real value through business acumen, data, and a bias toward action. Examples of a few cross-functional strategic projects you will work on include: how can Samsara optimize its recruiting operations as we hire another 1000 employees? Where should Samsara open its next office? How can we enable our customer success team to manage 10K+ customer accounts at scale?
About the role
Are you an entrepreneurially-minded analytics expert looking to unlock business value through data? Can you manipulate large, disparate datasets and package up your output in easy-to-digest BI dashboards? We are looking for a talented Visualization & Data Engineer to solve Samsara’s most pressing business problems as part of a newly formed analytics & operations capability.
The Visualization & Data Engineer will be a core technical contributor to the team with deep expertise in combining disparate data sources (e.g., via SQL and API calls) and building accessible dashboards (e.g., in Tableau) to drive business outcomes.
The Visualization & Data Engineer will work on:
Writing SQL queries and API calls to merge cross-functional datasets
Developing automated processes to clean, structure, and store data
Conducting quantitative analyses to solve business problems (e.g., likelihood to churn models to prioritize customer account management)
Creating dashboards for management / operational teams (e.g., Tableau visualizations)
An ideal candidate has:
Strong proficiency in SQL and accessing data via API calls
Experience with data manipulation/processing, preferably in Python (e.g., with Pandas)
Experience with data visualization, preferably in Tableau
2+ years experience as a data scientist, data engineer, or related role
Preferred: Experience with statistical analysis and machine learning
Preferred: BA / MS degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or related discipled
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.