iRobot Corporation

  • Robotics Engineering Intern, Electrical

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Product Development/Engineering
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    2 months ago(3/5/2018 2:38 PM)
  • Summary

    We are seeking a Robotics Engineering Intern to support the prototyping and development of early stage consumer robotic systems. Depending on skills and experience, job duties may include electronic circuit design, prototyping, and testing; computer or embedded systems programming; control system design and implementation; and mechanical design and assembly of robotics and systems.


    This internship is a 6 month commitment from July 2018 -December 2018.


    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    Students studying Electrical, Software, or Robotics Engineering are encouraged to apply. You will:

    • Work on next-generation, unreleased home robot concepts and product prototypes
    • Design, prototype, and test printed circuits independently and then in larger systems
    • Write software to control or test robots or mechatronic systems
    • Document both your hardware and your software for customers inside and outside the company
    • Work closely with a small group of excited, invested engineers


    Required Skills:

    • Ability to work well as part of a small team
    • An inquisitive mind. Comfortable exploring work tasks, seeking out answers, and working independently when necessary
    • Strong interpersonal skills track record, excellent oral and written communication/briefing skills
    • Demonstrated organizational, planning, and prioritization skills
    • Unconditional love for robots


    Optional Skills:

    • Knowledge of ECAD packages, including Altium and SPICE
    • Experience soldering surface mount components
    • Experience programming embedded hardware, like Arduino or Raspberry Pi
    • Proficiency with C, C++, and/or Python
    • Knowledge of MCAD packages, including Pro/E or Solidworks
    • Experience in machine shop, including lathe, mill, and hand tools



    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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