Embedded Quality Engineer, Internet of Things

About Brava:

We’re a technology and consumer hardware company focused on elevating in-home cooking and eating experiences – we are making home your favorite place to eat! Our cross-functional, passionate and experienced team of engineers, scientists, chefs and creatives has shipped products like the August Lock, Pebble Smartwatch and iPhone, and led multiple companies to high-profile exits. Are you a foodie looking to work with an amazing team that will challenge, support and inspire you? Let’s talk!


The Role:

As Brava’s Embedded Quality Engineer, Internet of Things, you will play a key role in the development and support of game-changing hardware products.  You will lead the company’s efforts to analyze, prioritize and address control software issues involving our advanced IoT devices, including issues facing our end-customers and our internal teams.  The role provides opportunities to work with a variety of functional groups, including embedded software engineers, electronics design and quality engineers, laboratory technicians, and customer care specialists.  You will:

  • Help determine the root cause of individual unit failures most often attributed to software

  • Work with developers to create test plans

  • Extract software components and develop unit tests

  • Create diagnostics to speed up return item failure analysis and assist with customer support

  • Analyze failure statistics to expose broad design problems


Our Ideal Candidate Has:

  • Understanding of micro-controllers and associated digitally connected devices

  • Ability to read and modify code written in C

  • Ability to analyze signals using an oscilloscope

  • Ability to induce specific sensor measurements and trace software reaction to those measurements

  • Ability to trace software’s ability to drive hardware

  • Ability to parse and understand system-generated data files

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or similar

  • 1+ years of relevant experience


Bonus Points For:

  • Experience with deployment of large numbers of IoT devices

  • Experience contributing to a help desk

  • Knowledge of basic power electronics

  • Love of cooking and food


Why you should work here:

  • You’ll have the opportunity to work with experienced embedded software designers and to grow into a design role

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

  • We’ll trust you to do things right

  • Your feedback and opinions are valued and heard

  • 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!