Work With Us

Analytical Flavor Systems builds flavor analytics for food & beverage producers.
Our AI helps keep great products on the shelf while learning what makes the next best ones.
We consider ourselves a high-performance team with an unshakable work ethic.
As an employee of Analytical Flavor Systems, you will be trained as a professional taster and learn the production processes of our clients.

For further information, please check out our Whitepapers and Open Source page.

Current Opportunities

Technical

Your role:

We are looking for a web application- or streaming infrastructure-focused full-stack engineer capable of integrating the data pipeline and outputs of machine learning models into an easy to use management platform. (Read more - https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=12629910)

Must have:
  • Professional experience or
  • Experience with Go, Javascript, Docker, R (OpenCPU), MySQL, AWS

Bonus:
  • Experience designing and maintaining streaming infrastructures
  • Experience with TensorFlow

Apply by emailing:

John

Your role:

To build analyses and features such as data-filtering, reviewer experience estimation, flaw classification, and quality prediction directly into our applications. You will use data science to build knowledge gain and actionable insight; the tools you build will help food & beverage producers make better, more consistent products.

Everyday tasks:
  • Implement a variety of techniques from simple outlier detection to customized, high-dimensional distance metrics, infinite dimensional linear transformations, and topological homology
  • Check out our whitepapers so that you can get a preview of what the Data Team is working on.

Must have:
  • Background in math, physics, computer science, computational biology, bio-informatics, or a similar field
  • Knowledge of basic statistics
  • Knowledge of general data science techniques
  • Programming experience
  • Strong writing and communication skills

Bonus:
  • Worked on a data science team or research group
  • Open-sourced data science projects or published research
  • High-scoring Kaggle competition entries
  • In-depth knowledge of R Programming Language
  • Work with other programming languages (particularly C and C++)
  • Basic knowledge of databases
  • Use of optimization techniques for numerical methods

Apply by emailing:

Jason

Your role:

As a member of the Gastrograph Review Mobile Application Team, you will work closely with the Android and iOS teams to maintain a consistent vision accross platforms. All of our current Android and iOS developers have designed and maintained our entire codebase, so they will help you rapidly get up to speed. We are looking for more mobile developers who are true hackers, but more importantly software developers, and who can quickly iterate on features and bug fixes to continually improve our apps and meet our customers’ demands.

Everyday tasks:
  • Designing and implementing new features
  • Refactoring and optimizing existing code for performance and maintainability
  • Tracking and fixing bugs
  • Sharing a codebase under version control with at least three other developers

Must have:
  • 1+ published apps (either Play Store or App Store)
  • Strong understanding of the Android or iOS framework and SDK
  • Has worked on a team of 3+ developers
  • Working knowledge of SQLite
  • Communicates well within groups

Bonus:
  • Android developer with iOS experience (and vice versa)
  • Experience with testing frameworks for either platform
  • Experience working with DynamoDB and the AWS stack
  • Experience maintaining a codebase for 1+ years
  • Easygoing
  • Active in the open source community

Apply by emailing:

John

Your role:

We are looking for a hands-on and agile front-end developer. You will be rapidly implementing user-facing applications and interfaces to our website.

Everyday tasks:
  • Provide feedback for anything visual we produce
  • Be opinionated in your design preferences by proposing innovative design solutions while arguing for or against others
  • Build new customer-facing interfaces into the Gastrograph website
  • Redesign features based on customer feedback
  • Re-engineer and optimize front-end code for performance and scale
  • Track and fix bugs

Must have:
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML (5), CSS (LESS), and JavaScript
  • Excellent responsive design knowledge
  • Excellent design skills and an eye for details
  • Experience with version control (we use git)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A willingness to work hard

Bonus:
  • Experience using Twitter Bootstrap
  • Better: break us away from Bootstrap
  • Experience using Gulp (Grunt is fine) and Jekyll
  • Experience user and A/B testing
  • Understanding of browser differences and quirks
  • A software design or computer-science background

Apply by emailing:

John

Your role:

You will be responsible for our customer acquisition strategy and client targeting. Through knowledge of the food and beverage industry, you will help optimize how to sell our software to producers.

Everyday tasks:
  • Working closely with the Web team to optimize our website through A/B testing
  • Integrating client feedback
  • Creating multi-channel campaigns across email, SEM, retargeting, and industry publications (yes, we actually advertise outside the confines of the internet IRL!).
  • Monitoring usability
  • Market trend research

Must have:
  • Experience with customer acquisition
  • Strong understanding of social communications
  • Experience with click tracking, A/B Testing, and performance metrics
  • Growth-hacking mentality with an emphasis on hypothesis testing
  • Programming experience in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Bonus:
  • Experience leading and building a marketing team
  • Experience with marketing and customer acquistion for B2B SaaS
  • Experience working in a startup
  • Experience marketing for a coffee roasters, beer brewers, or distillers

Apply by emailing:

Jason

Sales and Marketing

Your role:

Our marketing response reps work closely with both our marketing and sales teams to respond and qualify inbound leads from our various marketing channels. You will be the initial point of contact with potential inbound clients and help them understand our range of flavor profiling and quality control tools. Qualified inbound leads are passed off to our sales team.

Everyday tasks:
  • Qualifying inbound leads before seamlessly passing to account manager.
  • Monitoring inbound channels for changes in behavior (lead quality, lead flow, & verticals).
  • Strategize with top-producing account managers.
  • Map prospective accounts around organisational structure, people and existing technology.
  • Leverage CRM tools to prospect into specific geographic territories and sectors—keep the sales engine turning!
  • Give feedback to the marketing team on inbound leads.

Must have:
  • Experience and training in sales or marketing
  • You are a personable and self-driven person
  • You enjoy well-made products!

Bonus:
  • Experience in social media
  • Experience in lead generation
  • Worked for a brewery, distillery, or coffee roastery

Apply by emailing:

Jason

Your role:

Help our potential clients create the right plan, at the right price, for their vertical and size—by closing the deal. As our first Account Manager, you will be responsible for building and supporting the sales engine and pipeline. You and your team will be responsible for executing sales into potential leads and finding opportunities to grow existing accounts. Our sales team only handles verified potential leads—no inbound or outbound prospecting on our sales team!

Everyday tasks:
  • Inside phone and email sales
  • Engage executives in targeted prospect accounts
  • Orchestrate discussions with senior execs around their business needs
  • Writing proposals and technical implementation docs
  • Closing the deal

Must have:
  • Experience and training in sales
  • You are a personable and self-driven person
  • You enjoy the grind and can take the "no"s

Bonus:
  • Experience in proposal writing
  • Experience in up-selling current accounts
  • Worked for a brewery, distillery, or coffee roastery

Apply by emailing:

Jason

Your role:

Our customer success managers are responsible for maintaining and furthering our relationship with our clients through technical expertise, implementation support, and concierge onboarding (professional services). Customer success managers help our current clients better understand, implement, and use our range of flavor profiling and quality control tools—and cross sell and upsell clients tools they can use to improve their products flavor profile and quality. Customer success managers are expected to support the sales and marketing teams through public presentations at trade shows and industry events, and through written case studies.

Everyday tasks:
  • Helping our current clients implement and use our quality control and flavor profiling tools.
  • Orchestrate discussions with senior execs around their business needs.
  • Cross selling and upselling current clients the tools they need to succeed.
  • Preparing written or oral presentations.

Must have:
  • Public speaking and presentation skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one of the following: data science, chemistry, sensory science, and/or food & beverage production (beer brewing, wine making, distilling, or coffee roasting)
  • An undying love for helping producers improve the quality and consistency of their products.

Bonus:
  • Experience in account management, including upselling and cross-selling
  • Worked for a brewery, distillery, or coffee roastery, or food & beverage industry

Apply by emailing:

Jason

Internships

We are currently accepting interns! Please send your resume to info@gastrograph.com with all inquiries.