Samsara’s People Team is growing and we are looking to add a People Partner with strategic HR Business Partner experience to our high-performing, inclusive team! This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with strong partnering skills to deliver impactful solutions that accelerate company and employee growth. We are looking for a highly collaborative, execution-focused individual who will dig deep into how to support the business at scale (culture, leadership practices, organization, programs, among others).

This role will report to the Director, People Partner R&D and will primarily provide People Partner support to leaders and managers within the Hardware Engineering and Operations functions, in addition to leading a few central projects. You will also have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with other People Partners and central people teams. If you are looking for a fast paced, high impact role with a high growth tech company, let’s talk.

This role is open to candidates residing in the US except Alaska, Austin metro, California, Chicago metro, Connecticut, Dallas metro, Denver metro, Houston metro, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Washington, and Washington DC metro.

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:

  • Partner with the Hardware Engineering and Operations teams as their people partner, in addition to leading a few central cross-functional projects.
  • Establish yourself as a trusted partner for your client groups and collaborate with leaders on initiatives that create a positive employee experience throughout the employee lifecycle.
  • Lead teams in diverse analysis, inform strategic decisions; progress from medium to long-term planning; enhance stakeholder communication; and collaborate with partners.
  • Harmonize the varied foundational HR concepts to craft holistic HR strategies that address multiple facets of relevant function, ensuring alignment and effectiveness.
  • Leverage data for advocacy; leads projects towards desired outcomes; fosters continuous feedback in planning and decision-making.
  • Be proficient in driving change initiatives, leveraging data and communication skills to influence stakeholders and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Maintain cultural and DEI awareness based on department and locale, and incorporate into business strategies and 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:

  • 8+ years of  general HR or Business/People Partner experience with a BA/BS degree OR 6+ years with a Master’s degree; 3+ years in a strategic HR business partner capacity
  • Willingness and ability to work Pacific Time Zone hours and be flexible as needed.
  • Experience using data to influence decisions at a senior leadership level.
  • Passion to act with a quick pace and urgency, yet balanced with a thoughtful, pragmatic, and outcome-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to facilitate sensitive situations with empathy while driving to resolution in the best interest of all parties.
  • Proven ability to manage sensitive information with utmost confidence and professionalism.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication that concisely, accurately, and tactfully delivers the message.
  • Excellent analytical skills, organization, attention to detail, and problem-solving acumen.

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Experience in a high-growth global tech company setting.
  • Educational degree with concentration(s) relating to human resources, business, law.

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.
$97,580$131,200 USD
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