Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

1,001-5,000 employees

IoT platform
Company Overview
Samsara’s mission is to increase the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of operations that power the global economy. The company is building a connected operations platform for tracking fleets of vehicles and other equipment.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Company Stage


Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Operating Systems
Software Engineering
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in embedded software development on complex SoC using Linux operating systems or similar
  • Proficient in C or C++ programming language with strong debugging skills on embedded systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to troubleshoot complex issues and optimize code for performance and resource utilization
  • Additional skills in complex audio video multimedia systems using frameworks like gstreamer
  • Highly motivated Self-Led Engineer and the ability to work independently, taking ownership of projects and achieving goals with minimal supervision
  • Awareness of camera image quality tuning tools & fundamentals. Awareness of audio/video encoding standards
  • Understanding of the camera systems operation of image sensors, 3A algorithms and other image processing algorithms
  • Familiarity with golang and edge to cloud interfaces using protocols such as gRPC, websockets
  • Familiarity with distributed computing across DSP, GPU, NPU, CPU
  • 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
  • Be responsible for developing and integrating camera offerings for Samsara's dash camera and fleet management system
  • Integrate core camera features by working closely with the SoC vendors and ODM partners
  • Develop high-performance, highly reliable software for edge embedded platforms
  • Be responsible for core camera performance tuning related to image quality, audio quality and machine vision featureset
  • Work closely with the cross functional product and tech teams to deliver integrated features for Samsara cameras to improve fleet safety
  • 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