iRobot Corporation is seeking a high level versatile engineer versed in hardware, and software automation ideally in Industrial Automation (robotics or consumer electronics) as an expert in the subject matter.
iRobot has become one of the worlds preeminent specialist designers and builders of consumer robots. iRobot invests in the development and growth of its people, in a culture of empowerment, innovation and fun.
Come work with some of the most talented and influential people in the robotics field utilizing cutting edge technologies, in an exciting, fast-growing industry!
What You Will Do
As a part of our team, you will work under guidance of the Automation Test Manager, to plan, design, develop and support automation fixtures, policies, procedures and software that will be used to automate and streamline both repetitive and custom tests. Working together with the team and the leadership, you will be responsible for creating technological plan for the future of the group. You will be responsible for identifying best cost/performance platforms and technologies, interface with suppliers and deliver the final product to the team that will be using it, as well as providing continuous support for the existing fixtures. You will be working with project teams to identify needs. You should possess enough technical depth to support troubleshooting of complex cross functional problems and document findings. Also, you will develop and maintain software architecture for the core tests functionality.
Essential Functions/Job Duties:
Develop the technical vision for the automation group
Be a strong advocate for Software Industry Best Practices.
Create support software to improve automation in analysis, delivery and display of tests.
Create software to automate the collection of core tests functionality
Planning deployment and testing as well as training of the end users.
Prepare documentation and user manual.
To Be Successful You Will Have
7-10 years of experience in automation and/or software development in python and C#.
Have knowledge and general understanding of SLAM principals and how it can be applied
BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Control Engineering.
Experience developing electro-mechanical systems that contain complex software behaviors.
Clear and concise written and verbal communication.
Experience working in cross functional teams.
Experience with industrial robotic arms and implementing safety protocols for industrial robotic arms
Experience with ROS.
Experience with Machine Vision systems.
Advanced degree in Engineering.
Proficient with mechanical and electrical tools used in product development of electromechanical systems (common hand tools, drills, presses, multi-meters, oscilloscopes, etc.).
Experience with Linux OS, Windows OS
In Return You Can Expect
iRobot is a highly technical environment that moves extremely fast and the Automation team is no exception to that. The team is in high demand, which has us constantly looking for new and better ways to achieve our goals. There is also a strong sense of team within the department, which makes for a fun and rewarding experience every day.
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