iRobot Corporation

Principal AWS Data Solutions Architect

Information Technology
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Job Post Information* : Posted Date
6 days ago


As a Principal AWS Data Solutions Architect on our data platform team, you’ll work with fun, brilliant people in a start-up environment to create iRobot’s next generation of data-driven product capabilities and APIs.

You’ll spend your days collaborating with digital, IoT and data thought leaders to design and build secure, large-scale, global data solutions using AWS services such as DynamoDB, Redshift, RDS, Athena, Kinesis, Firehose, Elasticsearch, EMR, etc.  Your data ingestion, processing, and delivery solutions will become the backbone of many future iRobot offerings and you’ll have direct influence over our technical direction for future data-related efforts. We are seeking someone who can accelerate development through newer technologies and can rethink the usage of existing technologies

We have a saying that it doesn’t count unless its real so, if you’re the “go to” person for cutting edge big data solutions and have the battle scars and victory banners to prove it then we want to work with you!  

Essential Functions/ Job Duties

  • Design New Solutions - collaborate with iRobot IoT data and engineering architects and development teams to design and build cutting edge AWS data ingestion, enrichment, and accessibility capabilities
  • AWS Thought Leadership ­ partner with solution architects and software development engineering teams to provide thought leadership on AWS data capabilities
  • Cost Effective Engineering – engage with iRobot and AWS management and technical staff to appropriately understand and recommend solutions that balance AWS costs against the resulting technical benefits.
  • Advise - Advisory role to executive engineering, data, and product leadership (Dir, VPs & SVPs) and ability to influence key digital strategies
  • Hands-on Participation - Hands on participation in the full life-cycle of definition, design, implementation, testing, and support.


  • Demonstrable track record of using cutting edge technology
  • Significant experience designing, implementing, and supporting large-scale global data solutions leveraging AWS infrastructure and services
  • Strong experience with big data systems and technologies
  • Extensive programming experience in scripting and programming languages such as Java, Python, R, Ruby, Go, bash, etc.
  • Deep understanding of AWS cost model(s) and cost-conscious design principles
  • Ability to create clear and detailed technical diagrams and documentation.
  • Ability to roll up your sleeves and implement alongside the other engineers being coached and developed
  • Experience developing and maintaining global data privacy and security architectures a plus
  • BS in Computer Science or related field with 7+ years of experience



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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