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Robotics and Vision 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:

  • Design, implement, test, and document robotics and vision algorithms in C/C++ on desktop and embedded platforms. The candidate will participate in the creation of the next generation of consumer robotics products developed at iRobot.
  • The position’s responsibilities also include validation and characterization of the products developed at iRobot including embedded solutions for vision and navigation, robotics components, and hardware.
  • The position involves a substantial portion of “hands-on” work and requires an individual able to work independently with minimal supervision.

 

Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience developing robotics or vision systems.
  • Working knowledge of C/C++.
  • Working understanding of computer systems including concurrent programming, operating
  • Systems, compilers, and computer architecture.
  • Working experience in both Linux and Windows.
  • Experience validating complex systems involving hardware, software, and mechanical components.
  • A solid engineering background with hands-on design and development experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Minimum Degree: MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to build/assemble/modify electronic assemblies or robots into various configurations for test purposes.
  • Understanding of and experience with any of the following: behavior-based control, navigation,
  • Path-planning, obstacle avoidance, SLAM, estimation and control.
  • Understanding of and experience with any of the following: object recognition, structure
  • From motion, 3D reconstruction, ego-motion estimation, feature extraction and matching face recognition.
  • Hands-on design and development experience of software and hardware products.
  • Experience developing embedded systems.
  • Experience validating consumer or robotics products.
Category: Software Engineering/QA
Full-time

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