Senior Software Engineer - Full-Stack

Last updated 10 days ago
Location:San Francisco, California
Job Type:Full Time

Who We Are

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 $930M from Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Tiger Global, Dragoneer, AllianceBernstein Holding LP, Franklin Templeton, General Atlantic, Sands Capital Management and Warburg Pincus LLC.

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.

About the role:

As a Senior Software Engineer focusing on full-stack at Samsara, you will lead the design and development of features across a broad surface area driving impact to current and future customers. You’ll own and coordinate solving engineering challenges ranging from architecting data structures for mass data collection to presenting data analytics in intuitive and performant ways on web and mobile.

In this role, you will:

  • Optimizes routes for fleets of vehicles that drive a million miles per week
  • Live render and animate thousands of vehicles concurrently on country-scale maps
  • Video process and automatically classify dangerous driving behavior with our internet-connected dashboard camera
  • Use driving quality metrics computed from vehicle sensor data to gamify the driver experience
  • Create a driver messaging platform end to end, from bringing up services to staged mobile app rollouts
  • Champion, role mode, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles (Obsess Over the Customer, Build for the Long Term, Growth Mindset) as we scale globally and across new offices

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:

  • 4+ years building or working on production applications
  • Contributed heavily to driving significant value to their customers
  • Enjoy understanding our users and what would make their day to day processes easier
  • Love shipping high quality features that are immediately used by our customers
  • Seek to iterate on new products based on customer feedback

Benefits

Working at Samsara has its perks: for all global employees, we provide private medical and dental insurance plus growth and development opportunities, as well as regular virtual team and company events. In the US we offer flexible vacation time, EMEA employees receive 25 vacation days plus national bank holidays. Post-COVID we’ll be back in our global offices with numerous in-office perks.

Regarding COVID-19

With the spread of COVID-19, Samsara's global offices will remain closed until further notice with the exception of employees that require access to hardware and lab equipment.

Our primary concern is for the health and well-being of our employees as well as candidates. We have transitioned all interviews and onboarding to be conducted virtually via Zoom video conferencing. Employees are also able to work from countries and states where Samsara is a registered entity through June 2021. All employees are expected to return to our offices when they reopen with the exception of field-based roles.

If you have any questions or concerns before applying, feel free to contact us at jobs@samsara.com.