(Intern) Software Engineer

  • Samsara
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Sep 03, 2020
Intern Computer Science Data Science Engineering

Job Description

Who We Are

Samsara, founded in 2015, is a leader in Industrial IoT and our mission is to increase the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of the operations that power our economy. Our solutions combine hardware and software to bring real-time visibility, analytics, and AI to operations across various industries. Samsara’s fast-growing team is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in San Jose, Atlanta, and London. Our team has raised $930M from Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Tiger Global, Dragoneer, AllianceBernstein Holding LP, Franklin Templeton, General Atlantic, Sands Capital Management and Warburg Pincus LLC.

At Samsara, we welcome all. All sizes, colors, cultures, sexes, beliefs, religions, ages, people. 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.

About the Role

We are looking for talented engineers to join our full-stack teams! Please note we only have internship opportunities during Summer 2021Full-stack, backend focus engineers design and develop features across a broad surface area with tangible impact on active and future customers. You will tackle engineering challenges ranging from architecting data structures for mass data collection to presenting data analytics in intuitive and performant ways on web and mobile.

Full-stack, frontend focus engineers develop user interfaces that present the data collected from thousands of devices in intuitive ways. You will work directly with the design and product teams to identify solutions and iterate quickly based on feedback. The features you build will provide actionable insights for our customers’ operations, and may involve anything from developing our design systems to performance engineering. 

We use Golang for our firmware and backend, Typescript and React for our web client, GraphQL to fetch data from our backend, and React Native for our mobile app. Direct experience with these technologies is not required.

An ideal candidate would:

  • Complete a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field between Fall/Winter 2021- Summer 2022
  • Have built or worked on production applications
  • Enjoy understanding our users and what would make their day to day processes easier to manage
  • Love shipping features that are immediately used by our customers
  • Seek to iterate on new products based on customer feedback
  • Champion, role model, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles (Obsess Over the Customer, Build for the Long Term, Growth Mindset) as we scale globally and across new offices

Working at Samsara has its perks: private medical and dental insurance, flexible vacation, growth and development opportunities, regular virtual team and company events. Post COVID, we’ll be back in our global offices with numerous in-office perks. 

Regarding COVID-19

With the spread of COVID-19 globally, Samsara's offices will remain closed until further notice with the exception of phase 1 employees that require access to hardware and lab equipment. 

Our primary concern is for the health and well-being of our employees as well as candidates. We have transitioned all interviews and new hire onboarding to be conducted virtually via Zoom video conferencing. We have allowed employees to work from countries and states where Samsara is a registered entity through June 2021. All employees (except field roles) are expected to return to our offices when they reopen.  

If you have any questions or concerns before applying, feel free to contact us at jobs@samsara.com