Operations Systems Manager

Samsara (View all Jobs)

Remote - US

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Interview Process

1. Phone interview 2. Onsite interview (technical challenges based on real problems we've faced at Samsara)

Programming Languages Mentioned

Java, C++, SQL, Python

Who we are

Samsara (NYSE: IOT) is the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, which helps to digitize the world of physical operations, providing visibility and empowering entire sectors of our economy to become more safe, efficient, and sustainable. Founded in San Francisco in 2015, we now employ more than 2,000 people globally, have 2.3 million IoT devices deployed globally, and collect more than 85 billion minutes of video footage and 4.6 trillion data points annually.

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 newly 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: 

Best Place to Work by Built In 2022

Deloitte Fast 500 Companies

IoT Analytics Company of the Year in 2022’s IoT Breakthrough Winners

Every year, we partner with our customers to deliver outcomes like conserving millions of gallons of fuel, saving millions of dollars, and creating positive environmental change. As more customers connect to our platform, our data grows, our AI models get smarter, and our opportunities expand.

About the role:

Samsara is looking for an experienced Operations Systems Manager to manage large-scale digital transformation projects. In this role, you will use technical, analytical and program management skills to drive both tactical and strategic business systems initiatives, including Enterprise Resource Management (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Advanced Planning and Procurement systems. As a member of the team, you will work collaboratively with several cross-functional teams to develop and maintain Samsara’s Operations systems for the long-term. This role includes analytics, data warehouse integration, data cleansing, design and delivery of end-to-end supply chain systems.

In this role, you will: 

  • Support the implementation of multiple supply chain information systems
  • Analyze key business metrics and develop dashboards to highlight trends 
  • Work with stakeholders, including data, design, and product teams and assist them with data-related technical issues
  • Design and deliver end-to-end information systems to facilitate scenario modeling, procure-to-pay, data dashboards, real-time analytics, bottleneck discovery, network planning, business intelligence and automated alerts using supply chain data
  • Connect existing and future internal systems with manufacturer collaboration portals
  • Prepare existing Salesforce CRM, Netsuite ERP, warehouse management, freight forwarding and offline datasets for API connections to future systems
  • Break down complex projects into key milestones and iterate using new information to deliver on-time and on-budget
  • Establish systems requirements, processes and information systems standards
  • 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 Engineering or related technical field
  • 5+ years of experience with supply chain technologies in a fast-paced environment
  • 3+ years of data visualization experience, using data warehouse or similar technology
  • Knowledge of supply chain systems, including ERP, advanced planning systems, CRM, procure-to-pay and manufacturing systems
  • Programming experience, including Java, C++, SQL, Python and equivalent language
  • Experience with Supply Chain systems
  • Flexibility to quickly adapt to direction changes or new priorities

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Experience with Netsuite ERP, Salesforce CRM, E2Open/Kinaxis advanced planning, Databricks and Tableau
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Positive attitude in a rapidly changing environment with ambiguous information
  • Concise communication skills
  • Desire to build relationships with multiple cross-functional teams
  • Intellectual curiosity with an ability to learn quickly
  • Passion for technology and operations
  • Six Sigma / Agile / Scrum certifications

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.


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.


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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