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Who we are

Desora was founded by Harvard University graduates and faculty with the simple aim of making cooking enjoyable and extraordinary.

We’re a small Cambridge-based team of dedicated engineers, designers and thinkers that put in considerable hours and are deeply passionate about what we do.

We value diversity. In fact, it is one of the core values of our work. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants for all positions without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age etc.

Open Positions

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Mobile Software Engineer

Are you deeply passionate about the technology you build? Are you motivated by developing great products, and love a technical challenge? You’ll be a critical member of our team working to bring innovation to the food we eat and help Desora launch IoT mobile applications. As a passionate self-starter, you will have a chance to create serious impact as you influence our whole mobile program. If you want to be in a fun, growing (barbecue-filled) industry, join us!
YOU HAVE

  • Built an app you’re proud of with full lifecycle experience shipping consumer-grade apps
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and MQTT servers to connect Android/iOS applications to back-end cloud services
  • Considerable experience using React Native or native Android/iOS technologies
  • The skills to rapidly fix bugs, solve problems and implement new features
  • BS/MS in Computer Science with 2+ years or work experience of high-quality, scalable mobile software development
  • Great understanding of version control principles (Git) and issue tracking

PLUSES

  • Deep understanding of intuitive, clean UI design principles
  • Focused approach to testing and quality assurance
  • Experience building web applications with data visualization
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum and fast-paced development

Please apply with a resume and brief cover letter directly to admin@desora.co or through our jobs portal at desora.co/careers.

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Embedded Systemas Engineer

Are you deeply passionate about the technology you build? Are you motivated by developing great products, and love a technical challenge? Do you have demonstrable experience building complex circuits? You’ll be a critical member of our engineering team and help us build a BBQ with a brain.
YOU WIL
  • Design, implement, and configure a complete embedded system that is ready for manufacture.
  • Perform comprehensive unit testing, integration testing, and system testing and QA testing to ensure delivery of a strong product
  • Lead the manufacturing process by communicating designs with factories and devise a robust manufacturing testing plan
  • Perform system revisions based on manufacturing process feedback
YOU HAVE
  • 3-5 years of experience designing circuits with off-the-shelf hardware component that adhere to security and safety standards
  • Altium, EagleCad, Proteus or other appropriate PCB design software skills
  • A strong ability to think critically and systematically debug
  • Experience leading interdisciplinary engineering teams to build hardware products
  • Collaborative work ethic with a hard-working attitude
  • Experience implementing industry-standard wireless communication solutions
PLUSES
  • 3-5 years of experience designing circuits with off-the-shelf hardware component that adhere to security and safety standards
  • Have been on a team that has designed, prototyped, and shipped an IoT product
  • Masters or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent degree
  • Soldering, electronics prototyping and control algorithms experience
Please apply with a resume and brief cover letter directly to admin@desora.co or through our jobs portal at desora.co/careers.
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Marketing Manager

Are you passionate about tech, food and social media? Can you use your tech-savvy smarts to craft creative ideas and content? Are you excited by the prospect of building a great brand and community? Join us and spread the word about the future of food by marketing for our dynamic start-up and help position us online. You will play an active role in building our brand and company by helping us build our social media presence and establishing a Desora community.
YOU WILL
  • Continue to build and manage our company’s social media profile and presence
  • Create shareable content appropriate for specific networks to spread both our brand and content
  • Run social media campaigns and use quantitative metrics to track their success
  • Create and execute strategy and media plans to reach target KPI’s
  • Research, analyze, and maintain a record of trends, innovations, and stories that affect our target demographic’s response
  • Drive consistent and relevant traffic and leads from our social network presence
  • Blog on an on-going basis to support & promote our online presence and mission
  • Manage our SEO & SEM campaigns
  • Manage and improve our search engine performance
  • Continuously update our comprehensive marketing plan to launch our product!
YOU HAVE
  • Startup and product marketing experience
  • Attention to detail and a knack for communicating complex and convincing ideas
PLUSES
  • 2+ years of social media experience
  • Experience with photo and video-editing software, Photoshop/InDesign, HTML, CSS and Mailchimp
Please apply with a resume and brief cover letter directly to admin@desora.co or through our jobs portal at desora.co/careers.

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R&D Food Scientist

Do you have a love of food and cooking and the intellectual rigor to use a methodical approach to improve them? Can you work strategically in multi-disciplinary teams to provide creative product solutions? We’re looking for someone who’s creative yet organized that can run experiments and use dedicated scientific reasoning to invent cooking methods in a fun and collaborative environment.
YOU WILL

  • Craft and implement food science experiments using your own test criteria
  • Use consumer reports and standard tests to determine and improve the performance of cooking appliances
  • Apply the scientific method to cook and design recipes based on product analysis
  • Maintain excellent and detailed technical and consumer documentation
  • Reverse engineer appliances and recipes and use your analysis to invent new product features and cooking methods
  • Deduce physical and chemical properties of various foods

YOU HAVE

  • A B Sc/Masters in Food Science, Chemistry, Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years professional experience demonstrating excellent understand of product development, reverse engineering and food science principles (meat preferred)
  • Tasted and distinguished sensory characteristics of different types of foods
  • A sense of humor, flexible working habits and a team-playing spirit
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail with a great work ethic
  • Ability to think creatively with respect to products, processes and meals
  • A consistent record of successful independent research, effective technical reports and dynamic presentations
  • Experience using LabVIEW, LabQuest, MATLAB for data collection and processing

PLUSES

  • Previous coursework deriving heat and moisture transfer equations in food systems

Please apply with a resume and brief cover letter directly to admin@desora.co or through our jobs portal at desora.co/careers.

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Computer Systems Engineer

Are you deeply passionate about the technology you build? Are you motivated by developing great products, and love a technical challenge? You’ll be a critical member of our team working to bring innovation to the food we eat and help Desora maintain itsIoT grill controller. As a passionate self-starter, you will have a chance to create serious impact. If you want to be in a fun, growing (barbecue-filled) industry, join us!

YOU HAVE
  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with 2+ years or work experience of high-quality, scalable computer systems engineering
  • Experience configuringand maintainingfield servers to meet functional specifications
  • Experience testing server systems for scalabilityand reliability
  • Experience testing backend systems for benchmarking purposes and understanding performance profile
  • Great understanding of version control principles (Git) and issue tracking
  • Strong understanding of communication protocols
  • Focused approach to testing and quality assurance
  • Experience provisioning field servers used in IoT applications
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum and fast-paced development
YOU ARE
  • Strong self starter with affinity to demonstrated results
  • Detail orientedwith a focus on quality work
  • Strong communicator and good team player
We value diversity. In fact, it is one of the core values of our work. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants for all positions without regard to gender, race, color,religion, national origin, age etc. Please apply with a resume and brief cover letter directly to admin@desora.co or through our jobs portal at desora.co/careers

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