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Senior AV Engineer



Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

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 Highest-Rated Tech Companies for Culture and Values 2023

Great Place To Work Certified™ 2023

Best Place to Work by Built In 2023

Financial Times The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2023

Deloitte Fast 500 Companies

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:

In Samsara’s Core IT team, we work to deliver awesome systems, support, and experiences that enable our teams to be as impactful as possible. As a member of the IT Engineering team, focusing on AV, you’ll be responsible for owning the technology and processes that enable our people to present their best.

This role requires being at our SF HQ office 2-3 days a week, but each week will differ.

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:

  • Join a small, dynamic AV team; and optimize the existing AV SME knowledge the team currently has
  • Work with your manager to develop a 1-3 year AV strategy for Samsara, including budgeting needs and organizational structures
  • Offer clear, well-articulated communication to our business stakeholders
  • Need to have the ability to set up, run and troubleshoot all general AV equipment in our offices
  • Need to set up, run and troubleshoot video conferencing and streaming equipment
  • Plan and integrate the tools and services which help with collaboration in our workplaces
  • Manage our maintenance and integrations AV vendor, including vendor relationship, contracting and billing, and quality assurance
  • Coordinate, execute, and broadcast events such as company-wide town-hall meetings, earning calls or any high visibility events to thousands of employees
  • Seek opportunities to improve how we make our next event better than our last
  • You will be responsible for our AV configuration across the different geographies, as we expand
  • Collaborate and coordinate with internal partners and external vendors across a global organization.
  • Be able to provide technical advice to presenters, leaders and staff on tech requirements and promote options to solve all potential issues.
  • 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:

  • 6-7 years of experience working in an AV environment
  • Must have clear and proven excellent communication skills
  • Expert knowledge with Q-SYS and Dante technologies
  • Troubleshooting experience whilst running high-viz events
  • A passion for learning and doing new things in a fast-paced environment
  • A college degree in a technical program (Preferably in AV, Computer Science, Information Systems or other relevant field)

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Experience with supporting live events
  • Experience interacting with Executive teams
  • Strong AV technical background with expertise in IT Infrastructure
  • Proven ability to set-up, configure and operate multimedia AV
  • Knowledge of Apple products (Macbooks, iphones, etc)
  • Demonstable skills in software programming or scripting
  • A YouTube channel for that added production value!


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

We pay for performance, and top performers are eligible to receive above target 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.
$115,192$169,400 USD

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.



Full time employees receive an above market 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.

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.