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Samsara // internet-connected sensor system
 
Engineering, Full Time    Atlanta    Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
 
   
 
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At Samsara, we are a diverse group of passionate & curious people committed to building something ambitious. We are looking for talented & dedicated people who share our vision to join our growing team. Samsara builds an extensive set of hardware devices, including battery-powered wireless environmental sensors, Linux-based IoT gateways, & internet-connected dash cameras. Our work philosophy involves rapid product iteration; because all of our devices are internet-connected, we have access to thorough feedback & telemetry on how well our software performs in the field. Were at the intersection of cloud software, sensor systems, & wireless networks.

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

Your role will be cross-functional in nature, working alongside & connecting product managers, business operations, sales, & 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 & impact our growth.

This role is primarily based in San Francisco, with occasional travel.

What youll do:

  • Become a technical expert of the Samsara platform & develop a deep understanding of the fleet management space

  • Partner with Customer Engagement Managers to support all technical aspects of customer onboarding

  • Manage system integration projects between third party integrators, large customers, & Samsara engineering teams

  • Run & develop training sessions with customers & system integrators, educate & provide guidance on the developer ecosystem & tools, & work through challenges with everyone from technicians to COOs

  • Diagnose system integration issues, & to effectively escalate them when necessary

  • Exchange best practices & share knowledge with the Samsara product team & developer community, & advocate for customer experience

  • Successfully match customer pain points & requirements to proposed solutions

  • Establish customer relationships & trust throughout & beyond customer onboarding

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience working with customers in a pre-sales sales engineering, customer success, post-sale solutions or technical engineering, or customer/product support capacity

  • Ability to code in a modern language such as Java, Javascript, or Python

  • Solid understanding of & experience with integration standards & transports (SFTP, Soap/Rest APIs, AS2, XML, XSD, JSON & EDI)

  • A good understanding of database concepts & fluency in SQL

  • Strong written communication & presentation skills, demonstrated ability to work with a diverse set of teams

  • Bias-to-action & hands-on experience delivering business results

  • Hands-on experience with customer evaluations & deployments, with the ability to juggle multiple customer engagements in parallel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4+ years customer facing experience supporting Enterprise-scale integrations or API scripting

  • MS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline.

  • Consistent track record of configuring & deploying complex technical solutions

  • Work experience in software development in a modern programming language

  • Familiarity with B2B system integration projects & workflows

  • Understanding of vehicle diagnostic systems is a plus

  • Tinkering with hardware gadgets, sensors, or vehicles is 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 & ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.

 
 
 
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