iRobot: Software Engineer, Robotics
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.

  • Work on the next generation of consumer robotics products developed at iRobot.
  • Develop robot software, focusing on robot behaviors and state machines
  • Integrate software on multiple robotic platforms
  • Design, implement, test, and document software to run on Linux and embedded platforms
  • Work in an Agile environment
  • Be passionate about Robotics
  • Expertise in writing C/C++ applications for Linux or embedded systems
  • Solid understanding of design patterns, data structures and advanced programming techniques
  • Experience with real-time and multi-threaded systems
  • Experience with finite state machine design and implementation
  • Experience with behavior-based control, path-planning, AI algorithms or robot behavior systems
  • Experience with version control systems such as git or svn
  • Strong analytical skills and mathematical foundation
  • Good understanding of computer systems
  • Desire to learn as well as teach others
  • M.S in Computer Science or other technical or scientific field
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Employee Testimonials

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"