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Sands Capital

Strategic Customer Success Manager - Remote - Canada



Customer Service, Sales & Business Development
Canada · Remote
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

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:

Our Strategic Customer Success Managers are instrumental in delivering and articulating customer value, acting as strategic and consultative partners to our largest, most complex customers. They work closely with these customers to understand their unique challenges, advise on leveraging Samsara solutions effectively, and drive measurable outcomes in the form of customer renewals and expansions. This role is within the Strategic Customer Success team, ensuring a heightened focus on addressing the needs of our most critical accounts. It is cross-functional, collaborating closely with Sales, Support, Sales Engineering, and Product teams to ensure long-term customer success.

This role is open to candidates currently residing in and authorized to work in Canada. An ideal candidate will currently reside in the Eastern Time Zone.

You should apply if:

  • You want to impact the industries that run our world: Every phone call you answer and every email you send can affect whether truck drivers deliver goods on time and without accidents, whether students get dropped off safely from school, or whether power gets restored quickly after a natural disaster.
  • You thrive the most when solving problems: Our constantly expanding technology and the complexities faced by our customers provide an exciting range of challenges for our Customer Success teams. With a growth mindset and a desire to learn, you will strategically partner with our customers to find unique solutions to help keep their operations safe, efficient, and sustainable.
  • You are a natural relationship builder: Whether the relationship is with our customers or with cross-functional teams in Samsara, you are in constant communication and collaboration with key stakeholders to win as a team.
  • You are the architect of your own career: If you put in the work, this role won’t be your last at Samsara. This Customer Success team is still shaping its future and you will have plenty of autonomy and opportunities to master your craft in a hyper-growth environment.
  • You want to be with the best: At Samsara, we win together, celebrate together and support each other. You will be surrounded by the best and brightest professionals out there.

In this role, you will:

  • Drive customer success by ensuring our clients enhance the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of their operations with our IoT platform.
  • Collaborate with customers to develop success plans, identify objectives, define metrics, and overcome barriers to business value realization.
  • Partners with cross-functional teams like Product, Support, Finance, etc. to drive progress on customer requests.
  • Facilitate executive business reviews to align on goals and celebrate successes with customers and Samsara leadership.
  • Conduct workshops to understand customer operations, recommend workflow enhancements, and maximize the value of Samsara products.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Samsara platform's capabilities and effectively communicate them to diverse businesses across various industries.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to address customer requests and drive progress on customer initiatives.
  • Serve as a mentor to the wider Customer Success team, championing Samsara's cultural principles.
  • 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 this role:

  • 8+ years of professional work experience, with recent experience in senior Customer Success, account management, or strategic consulting roles.
  • Bachelors’ degree from a 4-year accredited university.
  • Strong priority management skills, emotional intelligence, and the ability to manage demanding, high-visibility positions.
  • Experience supporting or working with technical products and solutions.
  • Proven track record of building trust, effective communication, and driving change with stakeholders at all levels.

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Additional education; MBA, Masters’ degree, PMP, etc.
  • Experience serving and supporting large-scale business solutions at Fortune 500- companies.
  • Strong bias for action, the ability to think big, with insistence on high standards.
  • Thrives in an unstructured, fast-paced, and change-heavy environment.

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.
$119,000$154,000 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.


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 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.

Fraudulent Employment Offers

Samsara is aware of scams involving fake job interviews and offers. Please know 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 ‘@samsara.com’ or ‘@us-greenhouse-mail.io’. For more information regarding fraudulent employment offers, please visit our blog post here.