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Principal Software Test 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:

     

    • Lead and mentor SW Test Engineers 
    • Influence software design to maximize testability and automation potential.
    • Work side-by-side with developers and functional testers to create test specifications from user stories/requirements and transform selected tests into an automated test suite.
    • Triage defects and effectively communicate parameters to developers for rapid reproduction and fix.
    • Develop test plan and procedures for testing new products and sustaining efforts.
    • Install / setup of test environment.
    • Prioritize automation and manual efforts.
    • Effectively communicate results and issues to developers, managers and program through direct communication, use of bug tracking system, triage abilities, etc.

     

    Qualifications:

    • 8+ years’ experience in SW Test
    • Experience leading and mentoring a small staff of test engineers.
    • Familiarity with software build and delivery process.
    • Proficient in Windows and Linux -- system & network management, troubleshooting.
    • API automation testing including working experience with test frameworks
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail.
    • Adaptive fast learner – able to ramp up quickly on domain area.
    • Self-motivated, flexible with a passion to make a difference.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills.
    • Proficient using MS Office productivity packages – Excel and Word.
    • BS, MS or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
    • Experience in Agile methodology a plus

     

    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

     

    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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