: Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 Crosby Drive Bedford
Bedford, MA 01730

Employee Testimonials



Do you want to steer the future of one of the largest consumer robot companies in the world? As a Senior Embedded Software Engineer you will have an important hand in developing the next generation of robots that will live in millions of homes across the world. As a pioneer in the robot industry, our goal is to drive innovation, serve as an industry catalyst, and change the world by empowering people to do more.

What you will do

  • Collaborate on the architecture, design, implementation, and delivery of robotics embedded software
  • Solve complex problems with elegant solutions and apply judgment and experience to balance trade-offs between competing interests in resource-constrained systems
  • Evaluate potential new features to fielded products to continue to delight our customers
  • Participate in the evaluation and guidance for iRobots next-gen products
  • Participate in mentoring and educating the team on trends, technologies, and best practices

Desired Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in embedded systems and microcontrollers
  • Experience working with sensors, actuators, and motors
  • Solid understanding and experience in design patterns, data structures and advanced programming techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of embedded software such as: interrupts, ADCs, DMA, SPI, inter-processor communication, protocols, and clock management
  • Excellence at writing embedded C/C++ and familiarity with a Linux Environment
  • Degree in Computer Engineering or equivalent preferred

An ideal candidate also exhibits behavioral skills that indicate: open-mindedness, excellent communication/interpersonal skills, flexible in completing tasks in a dynamic workplace, positive attitude, strong work ethic, self-motivated, organized

Why should you take the job

iRobot develops best-in-class technologies to deliver easy-to-use, effective, and intelligent products. iRobot changed the way people clean with the Roomba robot vacuum and Braava family of mopping robots.

Come join a company full of creative and friendly individuals working together to make the impossible possible.


About Us

For more than 25 years, iRobot has been a global pioneer in the robotics and consumer products industries. The company has sold more than 25 million robots worldwide.

We're looking for bright and passionate team players with a growth mindset. Even if you don't meet every requirement in this job description, we encourage you to apply.


Employee Testimonials

Danielle Dean
Technical Director of Machine Learning

"I love how much iRobot emphasizes learning, risk-taking, and innovation, and gives me the opportunity to work with different people."

Eva Moscat
Manager, Software Engineering

"Every day I feel challenged – whether it’s technical problem solving, or getting my team up to speed on a new project and making sure they are happy, motivated, and developing in their careers."

Emiko Komori
Corporate Counsel

"Collaborating with people who are very passionate and dedicated to building products that bring joy and ‘wow!’ to customers is my favorite part of my job."

Brandon Rohrer
Principal Data Scientist

"iRobot is a wonderland for a data scientist. Our data helps us enhance our customers’ experiences by better understanding their needs and delivering new solutions to exceed their expectations."

Victoria Liceaga
Manager, Product Marketing

"The Global Marketing group is dynamic and lively. We are always moving fast to plan for new products, execute seasonal campaigns, and pivot based on changes in the market. We are so fortunate to be marketing products that our customers love as much as we do and that add real value to their lives."

Eric Burbank
Principal Mechanical Engineer

"The hardware engineering group at iRobot is incredibly innovative and fun to work with. We have a full range of engineers with many diversified talents. Everyone is incredibly willing to share their expertise and help out on challenges."

Evn Tomeny
Manager of Enterprise Collaboration

"The collaborative nature of the team is refreshing. Everyone works together to find interesting solutions to complicated problems, and contributions are appreciated from anywhere. Because of the diverse set of backgrounds and experiences, you’ll often find answers where you least expect them!"

Michelle Gattuso
VP Portfolio & Digital Product Management

"iRoboteers know that their contributions matter. They are always doing what they can to make things better and deliver great products that customers will love. We know we’ve had a hand in changing the world and it shows in our drive and determination to keep moving forward."

Lauren Stern
Principal Design Researcher

"Our team is unique because we have so many disciplines within the Design department. Owning and using a robot is a multi-faceted experience, and we all work together to create that experience for our users. The cross-discipline collaboration is really special. It’s a group of funny, enthusiastic, creative, kind people."

Sushmita Bawari
Director, Strategic Sourcing

"It’s great to have the opportunity to manage a global team and work with suppliers from all around the world. It really helps you appreciate how inter-connected everything is."