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We are working to realize a new era of AI development while providing dignified work to those who need it.

What We Do

Build Leading Edge Technology

From robotics and autonomous vehicles to consumer electronics and agriculture, Sama has been helping Fortune 500 companies build AI for the last decade, enabling them to train their ML models more quickly without having to sacrifice quality. We’re experts in image, video, and sensor data annotation and validation for machine learning algorithms.

Join a team of AI enthusiasts who are passionate about solving complex problems, and unwavering in their desire to drive social impact.

“At Sama, I have the opportunity to work alongside teams building the future of artificial intelligence, and also be a member of a community that is fiercely dedicated to making the future of AI more ethical and responsible.”

Victoria Grempel, Account Executive

Drive Measurable Change

Sama is a pioneer in the field of ethical supply chains. Through the combination of our leading technology platform and worker training programs, we increase economic opportunity for those in underserved communities.

Our Values: The Sama Way

We are driven to surpass company objectives. We win together, we fail together and we learn together. We each make decisions on what’s best for Sama and our mission.

We focus on what moves the needle and double down quickly on what’s impactful. We are solutions oriented and driven by the end result. We demand excellence from each other.

We trust our teammates to make the right decisions, empowering them with both information and ownership. We believe in the power of authentic feedback. Transparency and trust accelerate us towards our shared goals.

We see our own success through our customers’ outcomes. We approach every situation with a customer-first mindset.

We embody Ethical AI. We believe that purpose and profit go hand in hand and we operate our business this way. We are proud to be a triple bottom line business.

Why Choose Sama

This is your dream job.

Comprehensive health and retirement plans

Competitive salary with bonus

Generous vacation, paid holidays and sabbatical

Fitness stipend and phone reimbursement

Professional development budget and support

Flexible, remote-friendly work environment

Join a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

AI That Impacts the World

AI that impacts the world must begin with AI that is representative of the world. Sama welcomes candidates with backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in tech. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee regularly delivers workshops and training to managers around inclusive hiring and onboarding practices.

Our Commitment to a Just and Equitable World

Our commitment to a just and equitable world is unwavering. We invest in practices that break down barriers caused by social and economic injustice and inequality. We prioritize creating an inclusive environment where our people feel seen and heard. We empower our people to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We celebrate and thrive because of our diversity. AI that impacts the world must begin with AI that is representative of the world.

Learn More About Our Story

The first AI company to
receive B Corp Certification

We Work Where You Work

North & Central America

Headquarters

San Francisco

2017 Mission St, Suite 301
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States

Montréal

6795 Rue Marconi #104,
Montréal, Québec H2S 3J9
Canada

Tres Rios

Building 1, 3rd Floor,
Terra Campus Corporativo
Tres Rios, Cartago Province
Costa Rica

Africa

Nairobi

2nd Floor, Block D3, Unit D1b and D2, LR NO 12081/10
Sameer Business Park Mombasa Road
Nairobi, Kenya

Gulu

Airfield Road
Plot 3 B Bar Dege
Division Gulu Municipality
Gulu District, Uganda

Kampala

The Wildlife Tower, Ground Floor
31 Kanjokya Street
Kampala, Uganda

Europe

The Hague

Kalvermarkt 53, 2511 CB
The Hague, The Netherlands

Want to become a Data Training Agent?

Join us to work on the cutting edge of Artificial Intelligence. After completing our AI 101 course, you’ll be eligible to apply as a Data Training Agent and play a key part in driving the world’s most ambitious AI projects.

2022 Fast Company World Changing Ideas

Inc.’s 5,000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

2021 Inc. Magazine Best Workplaces

2020 AI Breakthrough Award for Best Image Processing Solution

2021 B Corp Award for “Best for the World” in Workforce

“Handouts are not going to end global poverty. But dignified work with a living wage can.”

Leila Janah, Founder, Sama