iRobot Corporation

  • IoT Data Engineer

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Information Technology
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    1 week ago(5/14/2018 3:02 PM)
  • Summary

    Are you an up and coming data software engineer interested in joining a dynamic group of data scientists and data developers in the consumer robotics and connected home space? Then come join a fantastic team of leading experts in the Big Data and IoT space who are responsible for ingesting, curating, and distributing the data that informs and supports iRobot’s connected product experiences and business decisions around the world. 

    You will work with a fun and collaborative team to design, enhance, mature, and support iRobot’s data pipelines, data quality tools, data APIs, data-driven product features, and data-related software experiments.  The solutions you develop will have direct impact on our connect product roadmap and will help shape the future of data management for the consumer IoT and the connected home!

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    • Design, develop, and maintain software capabilities that will provide or improve management, accessibility, security, or accuracy of iRobot’s connected product data.
    • Contribute to our IoT data framework by influencing our AWS big data infrastructure, agile delivery methodologies, automation test processes, documentation strategies, and digital capabilities roadmap.
    • Collaborate directly with data architects, product engineers, R&D developers, data scientists, and digital business owners to develop use cases, demo capabilities, test deliverables, and invent cool new data capabilities.


    • Expert knowledge of microservice coding environments, such as Python/Django/Flask or Java/Vert.x/Spring
    • Hands-on experience using, developing, and maintaining high-volume REST APIs
    • Experience using swagger (OpenAPI) to specify APIs
    • Experience with AWS cloud computing
    • Experience with AWS serverless or managed services such as Lambda, DynamoDB, Redshift, etc.
    • Experience building and maintaining data pipelines and processing frameworks
    • Experience with modern software engineering processes, frameworks, and tools (CI/CD, Agile, Git/BitBucket, JIRA, Swagger, etc.)
    • Working knowledge of HTTP, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap (or similar), JSON
    • Experience creating user-facing tools and proof of concept implementations to promote use and understanding
    • Experience writing automated tests to ensure the quality of your software components
    • Experience creating tools and applications so developers can self-service
    • Significant experience structuring and documenting code for long-term maintenance and collaboration
    • 5 or more years working in software development
    • 2+ years developing, deploying and maintaining production web applications and/or web API services
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent

    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 800 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, 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

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