iRobot Corporation

  • Robotics Engineering Intern - Computer Software (July- December 2018 Co-op)

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Product Development/Engineering
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    2 months ago(3/5/2018 2:37 PM)
  • Summary

    We are seeking robotics software interns to support research & development of next-generation, smart and connected consumer robot technologies. 


    This internship will be from July -December 2018.

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    Areas of interest include:


    • Computer Vision / Deep Learning / 3D Graphics Programming
    • Navigation / SLAM / 3D Reconstruction
    • Cloud Computing
    • Embedded / Mobile Computing



    • Students pursuing degrees in Computer Science/Engineering, Robotics, Machine Learning or similar are encouraged to apply
    • Proficient in C++ and Python, Comfortable in Linux
    • Good understanding of CS concepts (data structures & algorithms)
    • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work well in a team environment
    • Ability to independently evaluate state-of-the art research approaches and reduce them to practice

    Bonus qualifications, depending on project:

    • Experience with Computer Vision techniques, in particular semantic scene understanding, object recognition, structure from motion/visual odometry, feature detection & tracking
    • Experience with Machine Learning / Deep Learning and related frameworks such as Caffe/Tensorflow
    • Experience with Embedded Computing / Mobile Architectures
    • Knowledge of 3D graphics concepts and rendering tools (e.g. OpenGL, Blender) and/or game/simulation engines (e.g. Unity, Unreal Engine, Gazebo)
    • Experience with Cloud Computing, in particular AWS services (e.g. EC2, ECS, Lambda, etc.) and web frameworks/languages (e.g. HTML5/Javascript, Angular, Django, Node, React, etc.)
    • Knowledge of Robotics concepts, such as SLAM, control systems, probabilistic robotics, sensors, kinematics, dynamics, motion planning


    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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