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Consulting Software Engineer

iRobot
8 Crosby Drive
Bedford, MA 01730

Teamwork, not just tech work. We are tech futurists and business geniuses. Together, we solve problems to make daily life easier. We are looking for a few more great minds to join our team as we continue to grow one of the world's leading consumer robot companies.

 

Together, we empower people to do more.

What you will do:

 

Our Software Engineering Team is rapidly growing and we're looking for an exceptional Consulting Software Engineer to join our team. We're looking for someone with great interpersonal skills, passion, energy, and the desire to build. 

 

  • Work on the next generation of consumer robots, focused on the Robot Application
  • Develop robotic software: mission state machines, path planning, and robot behaviors
  • Integrate software on multiple robotic platforms
  • Work in an Agile environment
  • Work with business team to form strategy into concrete software architecture.
  • With minimal direction, take the lead in researching and recommending architectural vision, direction, and standards.
  • Evaluate potential capabilities for inclusion in software offerings.
  • Drive the core system quality attributes relating to product architecture, such as performance, security, availability, reliability etc.
  • Advocate and evangelize best practices in design, modeling and coding.
  • Design solutions to complex problems with an emphasis on leveraging industry best practices, efficiency, quality, and simplicity.
  • Manage risk identification and risk mitigation strategies associated with architecture.
  • Develop specifications including use cases and business rules, detailed design and code, as part of agile/iterative team.

Qualifications:

 

  • Experience with path planning, AI algorithms, navigation algorithms, Machine Learning, or robot behavior systems
  • Writing C/C++ applications for Linux or embedded systems
  • Solid understanding of design patterns, data structures and advanced programming techniques
  • Experience with real-time and multi-threaded systems
  • Experience with finite state machine design and implementation
  • Strong analytical skills and a desire to learn as well as teach others
  • M.S in Computer Science or other technical or scientific field 
  • MS in Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education; along with 15+ years of experience in software development/design
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership and teamwork and communication skills, with a proven track record of working across organizational boundaries to achieve business results.  Comfortable leading from the front and behind the scenes.  Persuasive, influential, collaborative.
  • Expert with object oriented programming, design patterns, data structures.
  • Robotics or Consumer Electronics experience highly desirable
  • In-depth understanding of software development process. In-depth knowledge and operational experience with modern development technologies and systems.

 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, Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled 

 

 

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

Category: Software Engineering/QA
Full-time

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