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Director, Systems Engineering

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.

Systems Engineers are strong technical leaders with broad and deep technical skills, and they can lead a trade study, design decision or subsystem design even if they are not the Subject Matter Expert. 

To be a successful Director of Systems Engineering, you have developed three key capabilities:

  • Technical depth and breadth 
  • Director Level organization and team building skills
  • Systems Engineering knowledge and experience


As the Director of Systems Engineering you have a strong technical voice. You are highly respected, and your team looks to you to provide vision and guidance. You lead by example, and you provide direction through a combination of leadership, collaboration and buy-in.



  • A sophisticated, operationally proficient, seasoned technology leader with a successful record of setting technical vision/direction and delivering complex consumer products on time and within budget.
  • A confident, seasoned director with a minimum of 10 years of experience in new product development of complex systems and 5+ years of experience in managing high-performing teams.
  • Broad and deep technical knowledge including many of the following topics related to robot sub-systems: drive trains & motion control, power systems & batteries, navigation, optical sensors, Wi-Fi, processors, electrical architecture and software.
  • BS in one of the core disciplines (Electrical, Mechanical, Software or Systems) and a solid working knowledge of the others. MS preferred.
  • Experience in UX, user testing and incorporating Voice of the Customer into designs
  • Must thrive on turning ambiguity and chaos into a coherent and well-run plan (with the right balance of process, rigor, innovation and fun).
  • Strong leadership, collaboration, motivation, strategic thinking and analytical skills; as well as the ability to combine broad technical, business and cultural factors in making well-considered decisions.
Category: Software Engineering/QA

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