iRobot: Senior Test Engineer (Electromechanical System)
8 Crosby Drive
Bedford, MA 01730


Imagine the future you could help us build. 

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.


iRobot Corporation, with a mission of “empowering people to do more”, is at the forefront of the development of robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. iRobot has become one of the world’s preeminent specialist designers and builders of consumer robots. iRobot invests in the development and growth of its people, in a culture of empowerment, innovation and fun. Come work with some of the most talented and influential people in the robotics field utilizing cutting edge technologies, in an exciting, fast-growing industry!

As a part of Product Development, you will work under guidance of the Lead Test Engineer to develop and document test methods, procedures, and results that have cross functional and/or cross product applicability. You will also support development of risk driven test plans that align with the program schedule, goals, and budget. You may lead portions of the execution of these test plans. Your responsibilities include documenting and tracking system test information, issues, results, and statuses for the areas of the design that you are assigned. You should possess sufficient technical depth to troubleshoot complex cross functional problems and document findings.

Essential Functions/Job Duties:
•    Develop and document test methods, procedures, and test results.
•    Perform product level testing and document/communicate results.
•    Provide oversight of test execution being conducted by contractors and/or interns.
•    Support development, maintenance, and communication of technical risk analyses, test plans, and statuses.
•    Support cross-functional root cause and corrective action activities.
•    Support transition to manufacturing locally and at Contract Manufacturer (US and China).

•    7-10 years of experience in product development and product level testing.
•    3-5 years of experience developing test methods, executing tests, and documenting results.
•    BS in engineering.
•    Experience developing electro-mechanical systems that contain complex software behaviors.
•    Adept at summarizing and presenting complex test data and test status in an informative and easily understood manner.
•    Ability to interpret and modify Engineering design documentation (schematics, drawings, etc.).
•    Clear and concise written and verbal communication.


Desired Qualifications:
•    Advanced degree in Engineering.
•    Experience testing consumer vacuum and/or robotic products.
•    Experience in statistical analysis of test results.
•    Experience with data acquisition as well as processing and analysis software.
•    Experience testing various sensor technologies typically found in SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping) applications (LIDAR, sonar, cameras, etc.).
•    Ability to lead a small team (2-7) of engineers and Technicians

iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Why We Work Here

Product Marketing Specialist

"iRobot means a lot to me: innovation, passion and creativity; it's exciting to work in a field that's always evolving and you're watching all of these new products come forward into the market"

Sr. Manager, Consumer Insights

"Having fun and working hard, but also really enjoying the fact that you can work with some really smart people and the combination of their ideas and your ideas is going to make something that's never been experienced before."

Manager, Software Engineering

"What I really like about iRobot is our culture, we've done team building events where we've built slingshots out of PVC piping - we're all about collaboration"

Director, Strategic Sourcing

"We're working in a dynamic company that's growing very fast, so we're all empowered to make decisions - we talk about our priorities, how we have to adapt if something changes and that allows us to make the correct decisions, make them fast and allow the company to be successful"