iRobot Corporation

  • Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Product Development/Engineering
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    2 days ago(4/23/2018 1:45 PM)
  • Summary

    Do you have a passion for robotics? Do you want to code the future of one of the largest consumer robots company in the world? You will have a hand in developing the next generation of products that will live in millions of homes all across the world. As a pioneer in the robot industry, our goal is to drive innovation, serve as an industry catalyst and change the world by empowering people to do more.

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    Our SW Engineering Team is rapidly growing and we're looking for an exceptional Software Engineer to join our team. Key personality attributes should include: great interpersonal skills, passion, energy, and the desire to build. As part of SW Product Development Team, you will:

    • Work on the next generation Roomba, focused on the Robot Application
    • Develop robotic software packages for mission state machines, path planning, and robot behaviors
    • Integrate software on multiple robotic platforms
    • Design, implement, and document software to run on linux and embedded platforms
    • Lead and mentor other software engineers
    • Work in an Agile environment
    • Be passionate about Robotics


    • Expertise in writing C/C++ applications for Linux or embedded systems
    • Solid understanding of design patterns, data structures and advanced programming techniques
    • Experience with real-time and multi-threaded systems
    • Experience with finite state machine design and implementation
    • Experience with path planning, AI algorithms, navigation algorithms, or robot behavior systems
    • Experience with version control systems such as git or svn
    • Strong analytical skills and a desire to learn as well as teach others
    • M.S in Computer Science or other technical or scientific field



    About Us

    We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.


    iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, Europe, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer!


    Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers


    iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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