Full-Stack Engineer (Robot Restaurant Software) at Mezli (W21)
$100k - $180k  •  0.50% - 2.00%
Autonomous restaurants that make great, affordable meals.
San Mateo, CA
3+ years
About Mezli

We’re a team of three Stanford engineers working with a Michelin-star chef to build autonomous restaurants that make healthy, convenient food more affordable. Even at our low price point (see order.mezli.com), our approach will let us achieve an order-of-magnitude higher ROI per location than traditional restaurants.

We have a working full-size prototype in our San Mateo office and a growing customer base buying meals from our ghost kitchen. Now, we're starting work on our next prototype, which will be forward-deployable to locations where it will serve customers autonomously.

About the role
Skills: CSS, GraphQL, Node.js, React, TypeScript


We’re looking to hire a senior full-time software developer with substantial front-end and back-end experience (bonus points for experience with both web and mobile apps) to take charge of our user-facing software and its connections to the software that controls our robot restaurant. This will include both the touchscreen ordering, check-in, and pickup apps that live on-location at our robot restaurant as well as our web and (eventually) mobile apps for online ordering, loyalty rewards, etc.

You’ll be working with a team of one senior and one junior full-stack developer on the engineering side of things and a well-known UX agency on the design side of things. The UX agency is local; the developers are both part-time and remote but are both periodically in the Bay Area.

We’re still early in the process of designing and building our ordering and pickup apps so you’ll be helping us decide what to build, not just how to build it. We’ll be counting on you to help us design our software in a way that lays a strong foundation for future developers to build on top of.

Our ideal candidate would have experience with the following:

  • TypeScript
  • React
  • CSS, including animations and transitions
  • Responsive design
  • Automated testing
  • NodeJS
  • GraphQL
  • Writing secure applications
  • AWS/infra experience

Nice-to-have skills include:

  • Accessibility
  • Real-time app experience
  • Kiosk/touchscreen app experience

Job details:

As a food robotics company, we have an in-person-first culture, so you’ll be in-person as well. You’ll be spending 2-4 days a week at our office in the Bay Area (San Mateo, CA), and 1-3 days a week working from home, depending on your preference. We’re offering substantial equity on top of salary and benefits.


On the hardware end: we use all sorts of tools – 3D printing, molding, laser cutting, welding, electronics, etc. We also send out for machining, cutting, bending, etc.

On the embedded systems side: we’re running the machine on a custom ROS architecture with microcontrollers managing each modular subsystem.

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fulltimeSan Mateo, CAFull Stack$100k - $180k0.50% - 2.00%3+ years

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