iRobot Corporation

  • Senior Cloud Robotics Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Pasadena
    Category Technology Organization
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(7/23/2018 9:50 AM)
  • Summary

    The Cloud Robotics Software Engineer will be a versatile software engineer who will design, prototype, and mature next-generation cloud solutions supporting connected consumer robot concepts and products.


    These solutions will be the foundation for key services and capabilities supporting iRobot’s connected products roadmap. The Cloud Robotics Software Engineer will bring a unique combination of commercial cloud infrastructure services, services integration, web components, systems development, analytics, and security experience across different technology and platform stacks.


    Working closely with R&D, IT, and product development teams, the position will be responsible for designing and developing solutions to support next generation cloud-enabled robotic products.


    Key for success in this role is a unique blend of technical skills, applications development and cloud infrastructure management, architecture mindset, and strong interpersonal communication skills.


    We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled individual to join our advanced technology team as a Cloud Robotics Software Engineer.

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    • Responsibilities center on systems design and development of cloud services supporting robotics products, with a focus on the Amazon AWS platform.
    • Participate in the creation of next generation connected consumer robotics products developed at iRobot.
    • Work closely with stakeholders across product management, engineering, IT, and R&D to identify cloud-based feature opportunities and translate them into prototype implementations for evaluation and characterization
    • Contribute to the understanding of business impact around cloud-based services and features, including cost models, technical and architectural specifications, security considerations, etc.
    • Implement secure development practices and ensure security at all application and data layers.


    • Experience designing and building solutions for distributed systems with a strong emphasis on scalability, availability and reliability
    • Strong familiarity with IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS technologies and practices
    • Experience with foundational cloud services for storage, computation, event processing, messaging, data processing, and analytics – AWS (preferred), Azure, Google, etc
    • 5+ years of software development with object-oriented languages such as C++, Java, or Python.
    • 3 years experience software development in both C++ and Python
    • Knowledge about APIs, RESTful services and integration with Cloud data providers
    • Experience of JSON, XML and related notational data representations
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, or related discipline
    • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills

    Nice to have:

    • Experience with high-concurrency languages like Go, Rust, Erlang and/or systems like node.js is a plus
    • Experience with streaming data processing using facilities like AWS Kinesis, AWS Lambda or similar
    • Experience with Internet of Things devices, protocols, standards, and services
    • AWS Certification
    • Understanding of or experience with any of the following robotics concepts: behavior-based control, navigation, path planning, obstacle avoidance, SLAM, estimation, and control

    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.


    Our Pasadena office is in the heart of Old Town, set against the San Gabriel mountains. iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts. We also have offices in Europe, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! 


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    iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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