Manager, Software Engineering – Ingestion

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto


About the role:

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Engineering Manager to lead the Ingestion team. This team is responsible for the real-time data ingestion platform at Samsara that our product teams can rely on to experiment, iterate, and build new products and features rapidly. This role requires a strong understanding of software engineering best practices, excellent communication skills, and the ability to manage a team of talented engineers. You will also drive the development and integration of new frameworks across a wide range of engineering teams. We are on a mission to scale our ingestion system to support our rapidly growing customer base, and we’d love for you to be a part of it.

You should apply if:

  • You want to impact the industries that run our world: The software, firmware, and hardware you build will result in real-world impact-helping to keep the lights on, get food into grocery stores, and most importantly, ensure workers return home safely.
  • You want to build for scale: With over 2.3 million IoT devices deployed to our global customers, you will work on a range of new and mature technologies driving scalable innovation for customers across industries driving the world’s physical operations.
  • You are a life-long learner: We have ambitious goals. Every Samsarian has a growth mindset as we work with a wide range of technologies, challenges, and customers that push us to learn on the go.
  • You believe customers are more than a number: Samsara engineers enjoy a rare closeness to the end user and you will have the opportunity to participate in customer interviews, collaborate with customer success and product managers, and use metrics to ensure our work is translating into better customer outcomes.
  • You are a team player: Working on our Samsara Engineering teams requires a mix of independent effort and collaboration. Motivated by our mission, we’re all racing toward our connected operations vision, and we intend to win-together.

Click here to learn about what we value at Samsara.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead and manage a team of backend engineers to develop, maintain and enhance the device connectivity, data ingestion pipeline and time-series datastore underpinning our products
  • Drive the development of new features and enhancements through collaboration with cross-functional teams including product management, design, and backend engineering
  • Manage development processes, including code reviews, continuous integration, and deployment, to ensure high-quality deliverables that meet project timelines
  • Mentor and coach team members to help them grow and develop their skills, and foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement
  • Collaborate with other engineering managers to align goals, standards, and processes across the organization
  • 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
  • Hire, develop and lead an inclusive, engaged, and high performing team

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • At least 7 years of relevant software engineering work experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in a management or leadership role, with a proven track record of managing teams and delivering successful projects
  • Experience building and supporting scalable, mission-critical SaaS applications

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously


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