: Senior Robotics Software Engineer in Automation
8 Crosby Drive Bedford
Bedford, MA 01730

Employee Testimonials

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Introduction

iRobot is looking to hire a Senior Robotics Software Engineer on our System Test Automation team who will play a vital role in developing the next generation of robots that will live in millions of homes across the world.

In this role, you will report be responsible for developing and deploying ground truth platforms for the company and ensuring the end users have a methodology for feedback and feature requests.

What You Will Do:

  • Develop new algorithms for reliable pose estimation using a ground truth system in challenging and dynamic environments
  • Work on images from cameras, point clouds from LIDARs, and IMU data
  • Maintain existing robot ground truth infrastructure
  • Solve problems pragmatically, applying judgment and experience to balance trade-offs

To Be Successful You Will Have:

  • Experience in SLAM and pose estimation techniques
  • Solid background in linear algebra, Lie algebra related to transformations, non-linear optimization
  • Solid understanding of algorithms like RANSAC, Iterative Closest Point, Normal Distribution Transform, laser scan assembly
  • Solid understanding and experience in design patterns, data structures, advanced programming techniques, and test driven development
  • Excellence at writing C# / C++ / Python and familiarity with both Linux and Windows
  • Passion for robotics and experience building or programming robots professionally or as a hobby
  • B.S./M.S. in Computer Engineering or equivalent degree

In Return You Can Expect:

The System Test Organization is a high performing, multi-disciplined group, that touches every product in the organization. Our mission is to evaluate both iRobot and competitive products,enable risk burn-down and evaluate technologies, predict and assess reliability of designs and products over their life-cycle.

Full-time

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."