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Principal 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.

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

 

  • You will write object oriented software for the robot application
  • You will mentor engineers on object oriented design best practices
  • 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
  • Design, implement, and document software to run on Linux and embedded platforms
  • Work in an Agile environment

 

Qualifications:

 

 

  • 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

 

Desired Experience with:

  • Path planning
  • AI algorithms
  • Navigation algorithms
  • Machine Learning
  • Robot behavior systems

 

 

 

 

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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