Staff Hardware Product Design Mechanical Engineer
Posted on 1/27/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • You want to impact the industries that run our world: Your efforts will result in real-world impact-helping to keep the lights on, get food into grocery stores, reduce emissions, and most importantly, ensure workers return home safely
  • You are the architect of your own career: If you put in the work, this role won't be your last at Samsara. We set up our employees for success and have built a culture that encourages rapid career development, countless opportunities to experiment and master your craft in a hyper growth environment
  • You're energized by our opportunity: The vision we have to digitize large sectors of the global economy requires your full focus and best efforts to bring forth creative, ambitious ideas for our customers
  • You want to be with the best: At Samsara, we win together, celebrate together and support each other. You will be surrounded by a high-caliber team that will encourage you to do your best
  • 10+ years of experience shipping high volume hardware programs at scale with ODM and JDM partners overseas
  • Systems design expertise including thermals, SoC selection, rugged enclosures, antennas, batteries, etc
  • Proven record navigating tradeoffs between design, manufacturability, schedule, and cost
  • Worked on a wide variety of systems for different use cases and environments including automotive, indoor and outdoor industrial areas, and whatever we may do next
  • BS or MS degree in mechanical engineering
  • Ability to travel up to 10% to Asia when necessary
  • Ship successful products
  • Research: stay abreast of the latest trends in related products, fabrication techniques, vendors, quality assurance, process, etc
  • Work on Industrial design and Architecture: Evaluate system feature tradeoffs and create the system specifications for development with product management and cross-functional engineering teams
  • Lead the development process from industrial design studies and prototyping through field validation according to performance, cost and schedule goals
  • Mentor, coach, and uplevel the team around you. You will be a role model
  • Manage: We bolster our internal development team with top JDM companies to design, validate, certify and manufacture quality products, certification labs and other external consultants
  • 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