Senior Automation Engineer



1,001-5,000 employees

IoT platform

Data & Analytics
AI & Machine Learning

$126,140 - $212,000

Bonus, Restricted Stock Unit Awards


San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Five years experience building automated test frameworks and software tools for product development and validation.
  • Understanding of framework architectures and tradeoffs between efficiency, scalability, and performance.
  • Software development experience.
  • Participation in code reviews for Product/Feature code changes across all SWE departments.
  • Mastery of core libraries used within automation frameworks.
  • Experience creating and implementing hardware-in-the-loop simulation.
  • Technical understanding of communication protocols (TCP, UART, and wireless).
  • Ability to design and develop hardware infrastructure for test applications. (e.g. power measurement tools, RF testing, etc.)
  • Experience with test instrumentation including the use of power supplies, power analyzers, battery simulators, call boxes, and GPS simulators.
  • Develop an end-to-end automation strategy to facilitate testing activities throughout Samsara product life cycles.
  • Communicate with the development engineers to gather system requirements.
  • Architect and design software frameworks to meet the reliability, scalability, and performance requirements of our products.
  • Develop software to enable automation tools across Samsara’s current product portfolio and future designs.
  • Integrate hardware infrastructure for simulation, hardware validation, and product development.
  • Collaborate with software developers, firmware and QE to ensure seamless integration of framework into applications.
  • Create simulation environments to enable testing and data collection of all platform functionalities.
  • Develop a visualization solution for framework outputs including test results and real-time performance.
  • 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