Samsara hardware products are plug and play, and core to the product portfolio. The hardware team is responsible for industrial design, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and supply chain. Everyone here has a big impact in bringing products to market.
Samsara is looking for a Hardware Development Leader to manage and grow a team that create all of Samsara’s Hardware products from concept and architecture through production. This is a manager or director role that reports to the VP of Hardware Engineering and Operations.
Lead a Team: Develop and grow an excellent hardware design team with a passion for shipping terrific product to customers
Create detailed hardware specifications, help define the hardware roadmap and navigate the tradeoffs between performance, quality, time to market, and cost
Advance the development methodologies and processes that enable scaling the hardware engineering team
Develop Relationships: We partner with top semiconductor, JDM, certification and component companies to help design, validate, certify, and manufacture our products
Champion quality activities across development and production
Research: Stay abreast of the latest silicon advancements and companies and evaluate
Negotiate commercial terms, schedules, resources, and test plans with partners in coordination with Supply Chain leadership
BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
Successful track record of 10+ years relevant experience in product development (commercial and consumer)
Experience building a team of engineers and hands-on technical leadership
Solid experience in digital and analog circuit design; low power devices, RF and electromechanical design
Ability to travel up to 15% to Asia when necessary