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Senior Machine Learning Engineer - ML Application Systems - Canada - Remote

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.

About the role:

The Samsara ML infrastructure team builds end-to-end ML applications to power different product pillars at Samsara. As a Senior Machine Learning Engineer, you will be responsible for developing ML solutions to increase the safety, efficiency and sustainability of the physical operations. You will work closely with various engineering teams across ML, full-stack, firmware as well as cross functional partners to deliver core infrastructure, services, and optimizations.

This role can be fully remote in US and Canada

You should apply if:

  • You want to impact the industries that run our world: The software, firmware, and hardware you build will result in real-world impact—helping to keep the lights on, get food into grocery stores, and most importantly, ensure workers return home safely.
  • You want to build for scale: With over 2.3 million IoT devices deployed to our global customers, you will work on a range of new and mature technologies driving scalable innovation for customers across industries driving the world's physical operations.
  • You are a life-long learner: We have ambitious goals. Every Samsarian has a growth mindset as we work with a wide range of technologies, challenges, and customers that push us to learn on the go.
  • You believe customers are more than a number: Samsara engineers enjoy a rare closeness to the end user and you will have the opportunity to participate in customer interviews, collaborate with customer success and product managers, and use metrics to ensure our work is translating into better customer outcomes.
  • You are a team player: Working on our Samsara Engineering teams requires a mix of independent effort and collaboration. Motivated by our mission, we’re all racing toward our connected operations vision, and we intend to win—together.

In this role, you will: 

  • Design and implement ML APIs for seamless integration of machine learning models into cloud-based applications
  • Build and maintain data pipelines to support the continuous training and improvement of machine learning models, contributing to the development of a data flywheel
  • Implement support for A/B testing and online evaluation of machine learning models to facilitate rapid iteration and deployment
  • Partner with firmware and full-stack teams to deploy model for optimal performance and cost
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies and methodologies in machine learning to drive innovation and improvement in our ML application systems
  • Collaborate with PM to translate customer needs to ML 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:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or other relevant field
  • 4+ years experience as an Machine Learning Engineer or similar role
  • Strong proficiency in one or more common languages (e.g., C++, Golang, Java, Python, Scala) 
  • Proficiency with common ML tools (e.g., Spark, TensorFlow, PyTorch)
  • Experience deploying and iteratively refining models using customer feedback loops
  • Comfortable with full-stack / backend development code to build a strong understanding of underlying data structures and other dependencies

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or quantitative discipline (e.g., Applied Math, Physics, Statistics)
  • Experience with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes), continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines, and infrastructure-as-code (IaC) frameworks
  • Familiar with deploying and managing ML applications in cloud environments, as well as leveraging cloud-based services for data storage, processing, and inference
  • Experience building end-to-end ML applications from scratch

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.$132,600—$171,600 CAD

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 embrace a flexible working model that caters to the diverse needs of our teams. Our offices are open for those who prefer to work in-person and we also support remote work where it aligns with our operational requirements. For certain positions, being close to one of our offices or within a specific geographic area is important to facilitate collaboration, access to resources, or alignment with our service regions. In these cases, the job description will clearly indicate any working location requirements. Our goal is to ensure that all members of our team can contribute effectively, whether they are working on-site, in a hybrid model, or fully remotely. All offers of employment are contingent upon an individual’s ability to secure and maintain the legal right to work at the company and in the specified work location, if applicable.

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Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

Canada United States

Benefits/Perks

Autonomy Autonomy and support Autonomy and support to make an impact Real-world impact Total Direct Compensation

Skills

A/B Testing API Development APIs Backend Development C CAN CI/CD Cloud Collaboration Communication Customer Feedback Customer Success Data Pipelines Design Engineering Firmware Full-stack Go Golang Hardware Infrastructure Innovation Integration Internet of Things IoT Kubernetes Legal Machine Learning Manufacturing ML ML Applications ML Infrastructure ML Solutions Operations Optimizations Product Product Solutions Python Recruiting Research Research & Evaluation Systems Technologies Telematics

Tasks
  • Build data pipelines
  • Champion, role model, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles
  • Collaborate with teams
  • Deliver core infrastructure
  • Design ML APIs
  • Implement A/B testing
  • Participate in customer interviews
  • Research new technologies
  • Solve complex problems
  • Translate customer needs
  • Work on a range of new and mature technologies
Education

Applied Math Engineering MS Ph.D. in Computer Science Physics Statistics

Restrictions

Fully remote Fully remote in US and Canada Remote

Timezones

America/Edmonton America/Moncton America/Regina America/St_Johns America/Toronto America/Vancouver UTC-3 UTC-4 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8