Who we are

Samsara (NYSE: IOT) is the pioneer of the Connected Operations™ Cloud, which is a platform that enables organizations that depend on physical operations to harness Internet of Things (IoT) data to develop actionable insights and improve their operations. At Samsara, we are helping improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of the physical operations that power our global economy. Representing more than 40% of global GDP, these industries are the infrastructure of our planet, including agriculture, construction, field services, transportation, and manufacturing — and we are excited to help digitally transform their operations at scale.

Working at Samsara means you’ll help define the future of physical operations and be on a team that’s shaping an exciting array of product solutions, including Video-Based Safety, Vehicle Telematics, Apps and Driver Workflows, Equipment Monitoring, and Site Visibility. As part of a recently public company, you’ll have the autonomy and support to make an impact as we build for the long term.
About the role:

Samsara seeks an experienced engineering director to lead our growing Fleet Safety team in the UK. Our Safety team at Samsara operates one of the largest AI-enabled, connected fleets globally. Utilizing Samsara’s GPS Fleet Tracking and AI Dash Cam hardware products, Samsara’s Fleet Safety team uses real-time computer vision and sensor data to detect and alert drivers and safety managers of dangerous conditions.  These real-time video events enable Samsara customers to coach risky driver behaviors and recognize/reward safe driving.

Samsara’s Software Engineering team in EMEA has grown significantly in recent years. You’ll lead and inspire a team of full-stack developers to build end-to-end solutions. There’s a high bar at Samsara – your UK-based team comprises engaged innovators with a broad remit. You’ll directly manage a team of experienced engineering managers who own a global product area.

Come make the roads safer with us!

You should apply if:

You want to impact the industries that run our world: The software, firmware, and hardware you build will result in real-world impact—helping to keep the lights on, get food into grocery stores, and most importantly, ensure workers return home safely.
You want to build for scale: With over 2.3 million IoT devices deployed to our global customers, you will work on a range of new and mature technologies driving scalable innovation for customers across industries driving the world’s physical operations.
You are a life-long learner: We have ambitious goals. Every Samsarian has a growth mindset as we work with a wide range of technologies, challenges, and customers that push us to learn on the go.
You believe customers are more than a number: Samsara engineers enjoy a rare closeness to the end user and you will have the opportunity to participate in customer interviews, collaborate with customer success and product managers, and use metrics to ensure our work is translating into better customer outcomes.
You are a team player: Working on our Samsara Engineering teams requires a mix of independent effort and collaboration. Motivated by our mission, we’re all racing toward our connected operations vision, and we intend to win—together.
Click here to learn about what we value at Samsara.

In this role, you will:

Drive the vision, roadmap and priorities for the team
Continue to scale Samsara’s engineering team in EMEA
Ensure high technical standards through both processes and the culture you instill
Mentor and grow engineering managers and staff/senior engineers.
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, high-performing team.
Minimum requirements for the role:

10+ years of industry experience in software engineering/development.
7+ years of engineering management experience
Experience managing managers and teams of 30+ engineers
A track record of building and leading high-performing software teams
A customer-focused mindset and strong product sense
Willingness to dive deep and solve challenging technical problems
Experience with best practices around testing, monitoring, and SLAs to ensure high product quality in large-scale distributed web services
An ideal candidate also has:

Experience in SaaS software development roles
Experience leading teams that span multiple geographies
BS in Computer Science or Engineering

Diversity & Inclusivity:

At Samsara, we welcome everyone regardless of their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, and other characteristics protected by law. 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.

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