iRobot Corporation

  • Systems Test Intern

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Product Development/Engineering
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(6/7/2018 9:58 AM)
  • Summary

    iRobot is looking for a Systems Engineering Intern to join iRobot.

    • Gain an understanding of robotics and key robotic technology concepts
    • Manage requirements for complex electromechanical systems with a significant software component
    • Participate in various phases of our product development process
    • Get hands-on experience building, testing and debugging state-of-the-art robotic products
    • Experience a collaborative work environment where your fresh views are welcome
    • Gain an understanding of the test process while helping to develop new testing approaches
    • Increase your data collection, data interpretation, troubleshooting, and presentation skills

    The internship would be approximately from September - December 2018

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    • Support the capture and management of product system requirements
    • Support procurement, assembly and debug of prototype robotic systems
    • Support testing and evaluation activities of systems composed of wireless communication systems, sensors, computation modules, mobility, and power/energy storage subsystems
    • Participate in prototype integration, verification, and validation (IV&V) as needed, including system functional and environmental testing.
    • Starting possibly with just a rough idea of product testing needs, design, build, develop and verify new product test fixtures



    • Current student enrolled in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) major
    • Must be comfortable using basic hand tools.  Should be comfortable using power tools.  Desirable to have machine shop experience
    • Aptitude/desire to work in a dynamic environment in a self motivated, action oriented fashion
    • Comfortable exploring work tasks, seeking out answers, and working independently when necessary
    • Strong interpersonal skills, and excellent oral and written communication/briefing skills
    • Computer proficiency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Visio)
    • Familiarity with Linux (command line and scripting) a plus
    • Demonstrated organizational, planning, and prioritization skills
    • Broad scholastic experience in multiple disciplines and experience with electromechanical systems and sensors desirable


    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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