Senior Product Manager – Safety

Samsara

  • Full Time

Who we are

Samsara (NYSE: IOT) is the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, which allows businesses that depend on physical operations to harness IoT (Internet of Things) data to develop actionable business insights and improve their operations. Founded in San Francisco in 2015, we now employ more than 1,800 people globally and have over 1.5 million active devices. Samsara also went public in December 2021 and we’re just getting started. 

Recent awards we’ve won include: 

  • #2 in the Financial Times’ Fastest Growing Companies in Americas list 2021
  • Named as a Best Place to Work in Built In 2022 
  • #19 in the Forbes Cloud 100 2021  
  • IoT Analytics Company of the Year in 2022’s IoT Breakthrough Winners 
  • Forbes Advisor named us the Best Solution for Large Companies – Fleet management software for 2022!

We're driving change in industries that are yet to fully embrace digital transformation. Physical operations make up a massive slice of the global economy but haven’t benefited from innovation and actionable information in the way that other sectors have. The potential for scale and impact is huge.

About the role:

We are looking for a Sr. Hardware Product Manager to join our team. In this role, you will help drive the delivery of product offerings to market including strategic market development, product concepts and roadmap, product requirements, creating business plans, market positioning, sales readiness and product launch. We stress the importance to think creatively and work collaboratively with cross functional team members to make excellent tradeoffs and conclusions. As a Sr. Hardware Product Manager, you will champion the voice of the customer as well as ensuring the products are developed in alignment with the company's growth strategy.

Click here to learn about what we value at Samsara.

In this role, you will: 

  • In this role, you’ll be responsible for building and executing our Hardware roadmap to enable our platform growth across the Safety product line
  • Drive hardware product definition for a range of advanced IoT devices, cameras and associated cabling and accessories
  • You’ll learn about our customers’ operations, identify the most meaningful problems that we could solve for them and understand their strategy for the future
  • You will develop a product vision that maximizes the impact Samsara can make on the market
  • Lead field validation and product launch activities in collaboration with Marketing, Engineering and Operations
  • Understand use cases, personas and market requirements and communicate efficiently to the rest of the organization
  • Work and partner with Applications Product Management leaders to understand the broader business and customer needs, and enable optimized solutions spanning the cloud and edge devices
  • 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

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • 5+ years in a product management role
  • BS in Engineering or Computer Science
  • History of launching commercially successful IT and/or IoT hardware products
  • Familiarity with numerous industrial and IT applications, ideally with telematics, sensors, wireless and edge AI attributes
  • Excellent business acumen to navigate tradeoffs in features, cost, development risk and performance
  • Curiosity and a bias towards action while gleaning customer insights from field inspection, interviews, research and data analytics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be comfortable presenting to customers and internal audiences at all levels
  • Experience managing commercial product lines at scale; $100M+ company or product line revenue

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Knowledge of automotive industry, dash cameras, vehicle-based vision systems, data connectivity, CAN bus a plus
  • MBA a plus

At Samsara, we welcome everyone regardless of their background, race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, etc. We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.

Accommodations

Samsara is an inclusive work environment, and we are committed to ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. Please email accessibleinterviewing@samsara.com or click here if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process.

US Only: Please note that Samsara’s COVID-19 vaccination policy requires all team members who will be meeting in person for business or working from one of our offices to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit regular testing. People who cannot be vaccinated for qualifying medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, and other legally protected categories, may request an accommodation.

Benefits

Our target total compensation market position is in the top 25% of all software and hardware companies. Our full time employees receive an above market-rate salary, an outstanding equity offering, employee-led remote and flexible working, health benefits, personal development, Samsara for Good charity fund, and much, much more. Take a look at our Benefits site to learn more.  

Flexible Working 

At Samsara, we have adopted a flexible way of working, enabling teams and individuals to do their best work, regardless of where they’re based. We value in-person collaboration and know a change of scenery and quiet space to work is welcomed from time to time, but also appreciate that the world of work has changed. Our offices remain open for those who prefer to collaborate or work in-office, but we also encourage fully remote applicants. As most roles are not required to be in the office, we are able to hire remotely where Samsara has an established presence. If a role is required to be in a certain location and candidates do not have work authorization for that location, Samsara will conduct an immigration assessment. If the role is not required to be in a specific location, Samsara will move forward with the remote location that works best for the business. All offers of employment are contingent upon an individual’s ability to secure and maintain the legal right to work at the company. 

 

Please note: Samsara does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Samsara employees.

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