Mechanical Engineer, Research & Development

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:

The Mechanical Engineer, Research & Development will work closely with our CTO and advanced R&D and science teams to design, develop, test, and analyze both the current generation and next generation of Brava products -- all in the name of making delicious and healthy food.

Things You'll Own/Do:

  • Design prototypes and production-worthy solutions to accomplish product objectives

  • Conduct thermal, structural, and tolerance analysis for electromechanical assemblies using both hand calculations and finite element analysis

  • Participate in initial mechanical design, 3D modeling, and prototyping.

  • Conduct failure analysis of components with respect to thermal, load-related, and chemical effects

  • Interface with our laboratory technicians and other multidisciplinary teams to ensure final designs will function in accordance with overall product requirements

  • Maintain highest standards of excellence, never settling for the status quo

Our Ideal Candidate Has:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering

  • 3+ years' experience in the design of mechanical systems

Bonus Points For:

  • Exposure to electrical systems

  • Exposure to high temperature environments

  • Experience with high-volume production designs or design for manufacturability

  • Working knowledge of thermal and structural FEA studies

  • Experience with fatigue and thermal testing of mechanical assemblies

  • Experience with Solidworks

  • Experience in IoT or consumer electronics industries

Why You Should Work Here:

  • 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!