iRobot Corporation

Robotics and Vision Engineer

US-MA-Bedford | US-MA-Bedford
Technology Organization
Requisition ID
3593
Job Post Information* : Posted Date
6 days ago

Summary

 

Do you want to work on cutting-edge technologies that will be the foundation for future products of the largest consumer robotics company in the world? As a pioneer in the consumer robot industry, iRobot’s goal is to drive innovation, serve as an industry catalyst and change the world by fueling the era of robots. To support and encourage the development of robot technology, we offer comprehensive resources for third-party developers, providing information and products that facilitate the creation and easy integration of new payloads, behaviors and capabilities on our platforms.

 

Location: Bedford, MA or Pasadena, CA USA

Essential Functions/ Job Duties

  • Design, implement, test, and document robotics and vision algorithms in C/C++ on desktop and embedded platforms. The candidate will participate in the creation of the next generation of consumer robotics products developed at iRobot.
  • The position’s responsibilities also include validation and characterization of the products developed at iRobot including embedded solutions for vision and navigation, robotics components, and hardware.
  • The position involves a substantial portion of “hands-on” work and requires an individual able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience developing robotics or vision systems.
  • Working knowledge of C/C++.
  • Working understanding of computer systems including concurrent programming, operating
  • Systems, compilers, and computer architecture.
  • Working experience in both Linux and Windows.
  • Experience validating complex systems involving hardware, software, and mechanical components.
  • A solid engineering background with hands-on design and development experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Minimum Degree: MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to build/assemble/modify electronic assemblies or robots into various configurations for test purposes.
  • Understanding of and experience with any of the following: behavior-based control, navigation,
  • Path-planning, obstacle avoidance, SLAM, estimation and control.
  • Understanding of and experience with any of the following: object recognition, structure
  • From motion, 3D reconstruction, ego-motion estimation, feature extraction and matching face recognition.
  • Hands-on design and development experience of software and hardware products.
  • Experience developing embedded systems.
  • Experience validating consumer or robotics products.

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 15 million robots and employ more than 500 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.


Our corporate headquarters are located in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. The company also has offices in California, the United Kingdom, 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, Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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