Senior Data Engineer
Posted on 3/22/2024
Samsara

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
Energy

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2B

Founded

2015

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

15%

1 year growth

34%

2 year growth

83%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Datadog
Microsoft Azure
Redshift
Python
Sales
MySQL
Data Science
SQL
Postgres
AWS
Marketing
Splunk
Oracle
Data Analysis
Snowflake
Google Cloud Platform
CategoriesNew
Data Engineering
Data Management
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, data engineering, data science, information technology, or equivalent engineering program.
  • 5+ years of work experience as a data engineer, including 3+ years of experience in designing, developing, testing, and maintaining E2E data pipelines.
  • Experience with modern cloud-based data-lake and data-warehousing technology stacks, and familiarity with typical data-engineering tools, ETL/ELT, and data-warehousing processes and best practices.
  • Languages: Python, SQL.
  • Exposure to ETL tools such as Fivetran, DBT or equivalent.
  • API: Exposure to python based API frameworks for data pipelines.
  • RDBMS: MySQL, AWS RDS/Aurora MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MS SQL-Server or equivalent.
  • Cloud: AWS, Azure and/or GCP.
  • Data warehouse: Databricks, Google Big Query, AWS Redshift, Snowflake or equivalent.
  • Comfortable in working with business customers to gather requirements and gain a deep understanding of varied datasets.
  • A self-starter, motivated, responsible, innovative and technology-driven person who performs well both solo and as a team member.
  • A proactive problem solver and have good communication as well as project management skills to relay your findings and solutions across technical and non-technical audiences.
  • ETL and Orchestration Experience.
  • Fivetran, Alteryx or equivalent.
  • DBT or equivalent.
  • Logging and Monitoring: One or more of Splunk, DataDog, AWS Cloudwatch or equivalent.
  • AWS Serverless: AWS API Gateway, Lambda, S3, SNS, SQS, SecretsManager.
  • Other: Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ECR, AWS Fargate, AWS IAM.
Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain E2E data pipelines, backend ingestion and participate in the build of Samsara’s Data Platform to enable advanced automation and analytics.
  • Work with data from a variety of sources including but not limited to: CRM data, Product data, Marketing data, Order flow data, Support ticket volume data.
  • Manage critical data pipelines to enable our growth initiatives and advanced analytics.
  • Facilitate data integration and transformation requirements for moving data between applications; ensuring interoperability of applications with data layers and data lake.
  • Develop and improve the current data architecture, data quality, monitoring, observability and data availability.
  • Write data transformations in SQL/Python to generate data products consumed by customer systems and Analytics, Marketing Operations, Sales Operations teams.
  • 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.