samsara Remote - US Full-time 2024-03-21

Who we are

Samsara (NYSE: IOT) is the pioneer of the Connected Operations™ Cloud, which is a platform that enables organizations that depend on physical operations to harness Internet of Things (IoT) data to develop actionable insights and improve their operations. At Samsara, we are helping improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of the physical operations that power our global economy. Representing more than 40% of global GDP, these industries are the infrastructure of our planet, including agriculture, construction, field services, transportation, and manufacturing — and we are excited to help digitally transform their operations at scale.

Working at Samsara means you’ll help define the future of physical operations and be on a team that’s shaping an exciting array of product solutions, including Video-Based Safety, Vehicle Telematics, Apps and Driver Workflows, Equipment Monitoring, and Site Visibility. As part of a recently public company, you’ll have the autonomy and support to make an impact as we build for the long term. 

Recent awards we’ve won include:

Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2024

Best Places to Work by Built In 2024

Great Place To Work Certified™ 2023

Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators 2023

Financial Times The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2023

We see a profound opportunity for data to improve the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of operations, and hope you consider joining us on this exciting journey. 

About the role:

The Manager will oversee a team of Technical Account Managers (TAMs). This manager role is instrumental in ensuring our team delivers exceptional technical support and account management to our customers, driving customer success through technical expertise, strong business acumen, and effective partnerships. The Manager will be accountable for team metrics, fostering professional development, and maintaining alignment with Samsara's core values and operating principles.

You should apply if:

  • 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. 

Click here to learn about what we value at Samsara. 

In this role, you will: 

  • Team Management: Provide guidance, coaching, and support to a team of Technical Account Managers. Oversee the delivery of high-quality technical account management, ensuring alignment with customer success's key value management framework.
  • Performance and Metrics Accountability: Monitor and manage team performance against key metrics and objectives, implementing strategies to meet or exceed these targets.
  • Professional Development: Actively engage in the professional growth of each team member through development plans, training, mentorship, and regular feedback, ensuring skills enhancement and career progression.
  • Customer Success Advocacy: Ensure the team builds and maintains strong relationships with customers, understanding their technical and business needs to support and enhance their Samsara platform experience effectively.
  • Customer Escalation Management: Acts as the primary point of contact for overseeing and resolving high-priority technical escalations, ensuring swift resolution and maintaining customer satisfaction for your team's assigned accounts by leveraging strong problem-solving skills and a deep understanding of Samsara’s products and services.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Partners close with internal teams, including sales, product, support and customer success, to address customer needs and feedback, driving continuous product and service improvement.
  • Strategic Planning: Contribute to the strategic planning and scaling of the Technical Account Management team, identifying opportunities for process optimization, customer deliverable automation, and team growth.
  • Cultural Ambassador: Champion and embody Samsara's operating principles, fostering a team environment that is inclusive, growth-oriented, customer-focused, and committed to long-term success.
  • 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:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, business, or related field; or equivalent work experience.
  • Proven experience in technical account management, customer success, or a related field, with a minimum of 3 years in a people manager role with direct reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive customer success and achieve technical account management goals in a fast-paced environment across enterprise customers. 
  • Innovator and strong people management skills, with a focus on professional development and team building.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Excels to use data to create new insights and drive action based on the task at hand. 
  • Experience in handling highly visible escalations and working cross-functionally with the Product, Sales, and Customer Success teams to resolve.
  • Ability to proactively identify risks and dependencies and put in place plans to mitigate them.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to internal events and or customer sites and be available for some after-hours or weekend coverage as needed.

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Business acumen with a focus on driving value-based outcomes.
  • Conversational in Spanish.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in IoT, APIs, SQL, and scripting languages. 
  • Experience scaling a technical team and its services. 
  • Ability to influence others, including those outside of the immediate team.

Samsara’s Compensation Philosophy: Samsara’s compensation program is designed to deliver Total Direct Compensation (based on role, level, and geography) that is at or above market. We do this through our base salary + bonus/variable + restricted stock unit awards (RSUs) for eligible roles.  For eligible roles, a new hire RSU award may be awarded at the time of hire, and additional RSU refresh grants may be awarded annually. 

We pay for performance, and top performers in eligible roles may receive above-market equity refresh awards which allow employees to achieve higher market positioning.

The range of annual base salary for full-time employees for this position is below. Please note that base pay offered may vary depending on factors including your city of residence, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.
$76,160$115,200 USD

At Samsara, we welcome everyone regardless of their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, and other characteristics protected by law. 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.

Benefits

Full time employees receive a competitive total compensation package along with employee-led remote and flexible working, health benefits, Samsara for Good charity fund, and much, much more. Take a look at our Benefits site to learn more.

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.

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. 

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