Who We Are

Samsara is the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, which allows businesses and organizations that depend on physical operations to harness IoT (Internet of Things) data to develop actionable business insights and improve their operations. Samsara operates in North America and Europe and serves more than 20,000 customers across a wide range of industries including transportation, wholesale and retail trade, construction, field services, logistics, utilities and energy, government, healthcare and education, manufacturing and food and beverage. Learn more about Samsara's mission to increase the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of the operations that power the global economy at www.samsara.com.

About the role:

Samsara is looking for an experienced leader to build and run our Product Security organization. As a Director of Engineering, this individual would have responsibility for the management of all aspects of securing our cloud, mobile and embedded software through a secure development lifecycle, including threat models, security architecture and reviews, continuous integration & deployment, and pentesting. 

In this role, you will: 

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive application security and risk management framework.
  • Work closely with development teams to facilitate product security risk assessment and risk management processes.
  • Drive best-in-class product and application security standards and frameworks.
  • Foster a culture of secure development lifecycle, technical excellence, and engineering best practices, with respect to application security.
  • Understand and interact with related disciplines including IT, Legal, HR, Support and Sales through committees to participate in the consistent application of policies and standards across all technology projects, systems and services.
  • Partner with business stakeholders across the company to deliver company-wide security initiatives.
  • Mentor and grow an energetic, diverse, and driven team with a good mix of talent across levels
  • Attract, retain and grow strong leaders within the organization
  • Recruit and build great engineering talent, motivate and inspire them to do their best everyday
  • Create a vision and strategy for the organization and inspire team to innovate
  • Drive planning and execution for the organization.
  • Champion, role model, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles (Focus on Customer Success, Build for the Long Term, Adopt a Growth Mindset, Be Inclusive, Win as a Team) as we scale globally and across new offices 
  • Hire, develop and lead an inclusive, engaged, and high performing team

Minimum requirements for the role: 

  • BS/MS in information technology, computer science or a related engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 12+ years of software development experience
  • 8+ years of experience in application security engineering, including in management roles
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, and NIST
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and high level of personal integrity
  • Innovative thinking and leadership with an ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams
  • Experience with contract and vendor negotiations and management including managed services
  • Proven ability to earn respect, trust and influence from people you work with and to mentor top technical talent

#LI-Onsite

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.

Accommodations

Samsara is an inclusive work environment, and we are committed to ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. Please email accessibleinterviewing@samsara.com or click here if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process.

US Only: Please note that Samsara’s COVID-19 vaccination policy requires all team members who will be meeting in person for business or working from one of our offices to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. People who cannot be vaccinated for qualifying medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, and other legally protected categories, may request an accommodation. 

Benefits

Working at Samsara has its perks: for all global full-time employees, we provide private medical and dental insurance, growth and development opportunities, regular virtual team and company events, and other location-based perks. Review all of Samsara's current benefit offerings at rewards.samsara.com.

Flexible Work

At Samsara, we have adopted a flexible way of working, enabling teams and individuals to do their best work. We value in person collaboration and know a change of scenery and quiet space to work is welcomed from time to time. Our offices remain open for those who prefer to collaborate or work in-office. We also offer a co-working support program for employees who are not located near a Samsara office. For more information about our Flexible Work model, please see our blog post here.

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