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Senior Deal Desk Analyst



United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 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:

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

IoT Analytics Company of the Year in 2022’s IoT Breakthrough Winners

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:

Are you a deal expert that can help Sales teams drive market wins for complex, large opportunities? As a part of the Deal Desk team, you will be at the center of helping the company achieve its growth targets by acting as a trusted advisor to the Sales teams to get deals across the line. You will work with Sales, Sales Ops, Customer Success, Product, Legal and Finance to define deal success and align internal stakeholders on a commercial strategy that is a win-win for the customer, Samsara and our partners. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, analytical, thrives in a fast-paced environment and is comfortable jointly problem solving commercial issues with Sales teams and customers.

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:

  • In close partnership with Sales, facilitate structuring and execution of large complex deals while optimizing for customer experience, revenue, profitability, and compliance
  • Evaluate deal financials, commercial terms and conditions, operational requirements and non-standard structuring requests
  • Influence pricing and discounting by evaluating deal structure, pricing and terms
  • Align internal stakeholders on an agreed-upon standard commercial strategy & offer to ensure deal success
  • Mitigate risk through standardized terms and controls, credit policies and application of revenue recognition requirements
  • Monitor the North America Deal Desk support request queue, consistently maintaining ticket SLAs and handling complex and/or non-standard requests
  • Coordinate the flow of information across multiple groups, such as Sales, Sales Ops, Finance, Product, and Operations to drive deal success and ensure a seamless customer experience
  • Work with the broader deal desk team to optimize cash flow through advantaged payment terms and third-party finance partners
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to establish and execute standard processes, workflows, and policy improvements
  • Support quarterly Sales & Finance goals through deal execution
  • 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:

  • 4+ years of experience either in Deal Desk, Finance, Sales Operations or Revenue Operations
  • Strong problem solving skills along with the ability to communicate rationale for decisions across all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to support Sales in winning and contracting bundled SaaS deals
  • Success operating in a high-growth business and ability drive results independently
  • Excellent reasoning skills, attention to detail, ability to work under pressure, dependable with deliverables and deadlines, and ability to multitask
  • Experience analyzing deal economics
  • Excellent presentation skills, must be comfortable presenting to internal & external audiences
  • Ability to build relationships and work collaboratively to drive results
  • Experience in Salesforce
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.
$84,252$123,900 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.