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Technical Solutions Engineer

Samsara, Atlanta, GA

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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:

As a Technical Solutions Engineer at Samsara, you will be an integral member of the Professional Services team responsible for helping Samsara’s most strategic customers implement B2B integrations with our IoT platform. In a given week, you may work with a large long-haul trucking company, an industrial-scale food producer, and a public utility to map a customer’s integration needs to current and future API capabilities, provide guidance and technical training to implementation teams to follow best practices, troubleshoot issues and advocate for fixes on behalf of customers (working with our tech support team), and ensure a successful customer relationship. A successful Technical Solutions Engineer at Samsara will develop a thorough understanding of B2B integrations to ensure the proper technical solution is delivered to our customers. 

Your role will be cross-functional in nature, working alongside and connecting product managers, business operations, sales, and systems engineers, enabling you to experience multiple aspects of a hyper-growth company from within. Since Samsara is a fast-growing company with an emerging IoT technology, you can expect this role to evolve over time, with opportunities to take on increasing levels of responsibility and impact our growth.

In this role, you will:

  • Manage system integration projects between third party integrators, large customers, and Samsara engineering teams 
  • Educate and provide guidance on the Samsara developer ecosystem, and work through challenges with everyone from technicians to COOs
  • Lead development projects with 3rd-party systems integrators and customer development team or build your own enterprise-grade scalable solutions
  • Exchange best practices, share knowledge with the Samsara product team and developer community, and advocate for customer experience
  • Design/develop/define complex project scopes, statements of work, technical specifications and business requirements between Samsara and multiple stakeholders
  • Strike a balance as a liaison between product, sales, engineering, support and the customer
  • Champion, role model, 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    

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • 3+ years experience working with customers in a pre-sales sales engineering, post-sale solutions/ technical engineering, or customer/product technical support capacity
  • Proficiency in a modern language such as Go, Javascript, Python, Ruby, etc.
  • Solid understanding of and experience with integration standards and transports (SFTP, Soap/Rest APIs, AS2, XML, XSD, JSON and EDI)
  • Fundamental understanding of database concepts and fluency in SQL
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills, demonstrated ability to work with a diverse set of teams
  • Bias-to-action and hands-on experience delivering business results
  • Hands-on experience with customer evaluations and deployments, with the ability to juggle multiple customer engagements in parallel
  • Proven ability to effectively manage complex projects with a wide range of stakeholders

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Minimum 4+ years customer facing experience supporting Enterprise-scale integrations or API scripting
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline.
  • Consistent track record of configuring and deploying complex technical solutions
  • Familiarity with B2B system integration projects and workflows
  • Understanding of vehicle diagnostic systems is a plus
  • Tinkering with hardware gadgets, sensors, or vehicles is a plus
  • Familiarity with fleets and logistics a plus

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 let us know if you require any reasonable accommodations for your interview (e.g., sign language interpreters, reading assistance, facility access, device or equipment modification, etc.)

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. Learn more about our approach to Flexible Workplaces here.

About Samsara

About Breakthroughs in semiconductors are making sensors smaller and radically cheaper, and wireless Internet connectivity is becoming ubiquitous. Yet traditional enterprise-scale sensor systems still require complex infrastructure, from hard-wired networks to servers, middleware, and custom code. As a result, sensor projects can take months — if not years — to bring online. Samsara disrupts the traditional sensor model with an integrated, software-centric solution. Our products combine plug-and-play sensors, wireless connectivity, and rich cloud-hosted software, all tightly-integrated for simple deployment. Samsara was founded in early 2015 by Sanjit Biswas and John Bicket. Sanjit and John previously co-founded Meraki, the cloud networking leader. Meraki was acquired by Cisco for $1.2 billion in 2012, and under Sanjit and John's continued leadership became one of Cisco’s fastest growing businesses. Samsara’s team includes veteran executives and technical leaders from companies including Google, Apple, and Meraki, who bring experience in big data, cloud software, and hardware design. In Sanskrit, "Samsara" is the eternal cycle of life and rebirth.

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