Senior Product Design Mechanical Engineer I



1,001-5,000 employees

IoT platform

Data & Analytics
AI & Machine Learning

$111,265 - $187,000

Bonus, Variable Pay, Restricted Stock Unit Awards


San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Product Design
  • 5+ years of experience shipping high volume hardware programs at scale in partnership with partners overseas.
  • Proven record navigating tradeoffs between design, manufacturability, schedule, and cost in a cross-functional environment.
  • Demonstrated experience leading development of an electromechanical product or major subsystem
  • Demonstrated breadth across a range of technologies, use cases, and environments including automotive, outdoor, industrial products, and whatever we may do next
  • Proficiency in plastic/metal part design, CAD modeling, and drafting, preferably using NX
  • BS degree in mechanical engineering or related field
  • Ability to travel up to 10% (domestic and international) when necessary
  • Hybrid (Tuesday-Thursday) presence onsite in our San Francisco Headquarters
  • Design, build, and ship impactful products that address customer needs and expand the scope and capability of the Samsara Platform.
  • Evaluate system feature tradeoffs and define product specifications in concert with product management and cross-functional engineering teams
  • Drive the development process through all phases including: engineering feasibility; proof of concept prototyping; detailed design; validation; mass production; and go-to-market
  • Validate products against both internal and external metrics through engineering evaluation, rigorous product quality testing, customer field testing, and return analysis
  • Own the full customer hardware experience including the industrial design, packaging, and installation of our products
  • Leverage our JDM manufacturing partners to achieve performance, cost, and schedule goals
  • Research and stay abreast of the latest industry trends in core technologies, manufacturing capabilities, vendor offerings, and market needs to drive product innovation
  • 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

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.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Health, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their families with premiums 100% covered

Mental health and wellness support

Family planning resources and parental leave policy

Quarterly reimbursement account you can use for wellness, family care, professional or personal development expenses

Flexible PTO and family leave

401k with up to 4% matching

Bi-annual company events