iRobot Corporation

Software Engineer

Product Development/Engineering
Requisition ID
Job Post Information* : Posted Date
3 days ago


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.


To support and encourage the development of robot technology, iRobot offers comprehensive resources for third-party developers, providing information and products that facilitate the creation and easy integration of new payloads, behaviors and capabilities on iRobot platforms. 

Essential Functions/ Job Duties

As part of Product Development, you will be designing and implementing new technologies and features into next generation iRobot products.  While working in an Agile development process, you will design, implement, and document software to run on embedded platforms.


As a team, you will create cutting-edge sensors, processor mainboards, navigation software and motion control systems. Job functions will include: system level design, board bring up, low level driver implementation, and advanced analog/digital signal processing.


  • Experience with real-time embedded microprocessor and microcontroller systems
  • Solid understanding of design patterns, data structures and advanced programming techniques
  • Knowledge of embedded software such as: interrupts, ADCs, DMA, SPI and clock management
  • Expert in embedded C/C++
  • Strong analytical skills and a desire to learn
  • Ability to understand electrical schematics and the fundamentals of analog circuits
  • Strong understanding of operating system fundamentals, and experience bringing up embedded OS’s on new platforms
  • Ability to work independently, without direct supervision
  • B.S. in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or other technical or scientific field


Desired Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Previous experience designing and building circuit boards
  • Foundation in control theory, and experience writing control loops



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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