VP of Engineering (Karakuri)

Team: Incubator - Engineering (Full-time)
Location: London, United Kingdom

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    🤖Who are we?

    Passionate about food?
    Love the idea of playing with robots?
    Enter Karakuri.

    We are a small, friendly and creative team building robots for restaurant and food industries and we’re having a lot of fun along the way. Our teams work across robotics, mechatronics, software and down into embedded systems.

    💪What will you do?

    As the VP of Engineering, you’ll be responsible for ensuring both the engineering and development teams are aligned on the product roadmap all the way from planning through to quality execution.

    You’ll play a big part in ensuring we achieve our mission to change the way the world prepares, offers and experiences convenience food. It’s important you have experience or are at least passionate about working in a fast paced, start-up style environment and have worked somewhere that combines software and hardware based products.


    • Creating plans, forecasting and assigning workload and resources.
    • Maintaining close relations with the CEO, CTO and both hardware/software teams.
    • Facilitating and driving the teams to deliver market ready solutions on time and to spec.


    • What we need you to have:
    • 5-10 years of industry experience, some of which has come from an environment combining both hardware and software.
    • Experience in working in complex multidisciplinary environments.
    • Ideally, worked in a fast-paced start-up type environment from early stage.
    • Ability to lead, motivate, improve and drive technical teams to deliver quality products.
    • Understanding of testing methods, security, compliance, performance and scalability

    • It would be a bonus if you have:
    • Worked in the Hardware, IoT, Machine Learning or Embedded OS spaceBSc/BA Engineering or a related field
    • MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus


    • As well as being a fun place to work, we also offer a competitive salary and the following perks:
    • Exceptional Company Stock options
    • Good contributory pension
    • Vitality Health Insurance - giving you discounted gym membership plus many more rewards
    • Monthly social events!
    • And of course, you’ll get to play with our robots...

    Could this be you?

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