Senior NetOps Engineer

Samsara (View all Jobs)

London, UK

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Interview Process

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

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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:

Samsara’s Security DevOps team is responsible for the security, compliance and continual maturation of Samsara’s public cloud networks. Using industry best practice approaches, we will pave the path toward secure-by-default configurations, easing security and compliance burdens for our partnering product teams.

In this role, you will: 

  • Own Cloud Network Architecture & Security:
    • Ensure cloud-hosted resources are secure, scalable, and highly available (DNSSec, Security groups, DDPS protection)
    • Update and maintain a clear network map and architecture
    • Provide guidance around service mesh, network structure, and best practices for load balancing.
    • Design, Implement and manage scalable security controls and automation in public cloud environments (AWS).
    • Architect integration between 3rd party services and native AWS constructs like, VPCs, Security Groups, NACLs etc.
    • Proactively monitor and enhance secure transport reliability, scalability, resiliency.
  • Take ownership and/or lead the engineering responsibility for multiple components in a project
  • Evaluate options and provide recommendations on scope and scale of effort required to develop solutions
  • 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 of experience as a networking engineer
  • Experience securing cloud networks (VPCs, ACLs, Security Groups, iptables)
  • Hands-on experience with firewall configuration and troubleshooting
  • Experience with network security principles and technologies (e.g., TCP, ARP, BGP, OSPF, DHCP, DNS)
  • Understanding of security weaknesses, exploits, attacks and mitigations
  • Experience designing a DMZ network.
  • Experience troubleshooting issues by analyzing packet captures and reviewing audit logs.
  • Proficiency in a programming language (Python or Go preferred)

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Experience with multiple Public Cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure)
    • Cloud Platform certification like AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty, AWS Certified Security - Specialty highly desirable.
  • Strong communication skills and desire to collaborate across teams
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot security-related issues.
  • Experience with performance optimization as applied to cloud network infrastructure
  • Familiarity with data privacy regulations and compliance

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.


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.


Samsara is an inclusive work environment, and we are committed to ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. Please email 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. 


Please be aware that Samsara does not accept or assume responsibility for unsolicited resumes from agencies. We do not charge fees to applicants at any stage of the hiring process. Official communication about your application will only come from emails ending in '' or ''.

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