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Senior Firmware/Embedded Software Engineer
Updated on 2/1/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Solid C programming skills
  • At least 5 years of experience working on MCU based systems
  • Experience developing, debugging, testing and shipping products
  • Hands-on debugging skills with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, RF and network simulators
  • Be excited about sensors, connectivity protocols, distributed systems, and their application to solve real world problems
  • Thrive in an environment that requires rapid deployment and product iteration based on customer feedback while focusing on automated testing and code quality
  • Evaluate how choices at each layer of the stack affect other layers and the customer experience
  • Experience working in bare metal and RTOS based systems such as Zephyr and/or FreeRTOS
  • Strong working experience in one or more core technologies such as BLE, GPS, LTE Cat-M1 or CAN
  • Participate in system architecture design and component selection: partner with electrical engineers in selecting components based on system and customer needs, prototyping for in-house and beta customer use
  • Bring up new hardware platforms: configuring I/O, debugging interfaces such as SPI, I2C, UART, CAN and ADC, testing connectivity, validating design and debugging system initialization
  • Implement peripheral drivers, secure bootloaders and device firmware update, core management layers (power manager, connectivity manager, etc)
  • Design protocols and implement efficient hardware management to optimize energy consumption of battery powered sensors and gateways
  • Work cross-functionally with different stakeholders across product, full-stack and quality teams to deliver reliable high quality embedded software
  • 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

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.
  • 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
Company Core Values
  • Focus on customer success
  • Build for the long term
  • Adopt a growth mindset
  • Be inclusive
  • Win as a team