About Brava Home:

We’re an IoT company focused on elevating and simplifying the in-home food experience. Our team consists of IoT and consumer hardware rockstars who have shipped products like the August Lock, Kindle and iPhone, as well as product, marketing and business trailblazers who have led multiple companies to high-profile exits. Are you a foodie looking to work with an amazing team that will both challenge and support you? Let’s talk!

 

The role:

The Culinary Quality Assurance Analyst will work within the Culinary team to build foundational knowledge of various edible ingredients and apply that knowledge to drive Brava’s innovative technology. You will be responsible for development, implementation, and execution of all test procedures and processes across ingredient characterization. You will also have the opportunity to work with a team of talented chefs to integrate your findings into new, artfully crafted recipes.

 

Things you’ll own/do:

  • Work with the Brava team to ensure a best-in-class product

  • Execute the Culinary QA test plans of our physical device onsite

  • Survey existing literature on ingredients and food preparation, including recipes, blogs, journals, and scientific studies

  • Prepare, portion and weigh foods

  • Test and analyze foods using a variety of methods

  • Record observables such as temperature, smell, smoking, and spattering, and compile reports detailing your methods and observations

  • Analyze food tastes and textures

  • Educate the Culinary staff and cross-functional teams with your findings

  • Assist Culinary staff with food preparation

  • Train team members in new methods and techniques you develop

  • Collaborate with Culinary, Product, Software and Hardware Engineering team members to address any issues related to the product

  • Ensure our functional testing procedures catch issues before customers find them

 

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Desire and ability to repeat scientific tests, enter data, and organize reports conscientiously

  • Deep passion for food, cooking and food science

  • An effective communicator who can clearly articulate needs and results with the team

  • Strong prioritization skills - you’re not only able to manage multiple tasks, you know what’s important and what needs to get done

  • Curiosity for discovery and the creative drive to design and actualize new concepts

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Desire enhance his or her skills in the culinary arts

  • Bonus points: Experience with Jira, Java, Python, Javascript, Node.js, HTML / CSS

 

Bonus points for:

  • Experience in the food & wine industries

  • A background in the sciences or engineering, traditional or food-related

 

Why you should work here:

  • You’ll be compensated with competitive salary, equity and benefits

  • You’ll have the opportunity to learn from a talented leadership team

  • Your feedback and opinions are valued and heard

  • You’ll work with a team that will admire and reward your individual contributions

  • We’re at an early stage and provide significant career growth opportunity

  • You’ll be creating something that people love and use on a daily basis!