: Software Manager - Connectivity
8 Crosby Drive Bedford
Bedford, MA 01730

Employee Testimonials



Our Robot OS Platform team is expanding and we're looking for an exceptional software manager to join our team. We're looking for someone with great interpersonal skills, passion, energy, and the desire to build.

What you will do:

As a software manager on our team, you will have a highly visible opportunity to lead a team of engineers in design, development, test, and deployment of new IoT features for iRobots fleet of robots.

We'd love to talk to you if you have strong coding fundamentals, interest in working in IoT, structured Agile project management experience, passion for hiring and managing engineers, and experience creating and fulfilling a project vision for your team.


BS/MS in Computer Science or related field.
3+ years leading production software teams and direct reports
5+ years of programming experience on embedded systems (Linux/C/C++)
Experience mentoring and growing direct reports
Track record of product delivery working with a cross-functional partners
Ability to take raw product requirements and develop architectures and designs Excellent communication ability with peers and non-technical partners
Ability to define and make trade-offs

Preferred/Additional Skills (Not Required):

Experience working at consumer product company Solid understanding of networking fundamentals
Experience with Wi-Fi, BLE, and/or AWS
Experience with Android and/or iOS development

Experience working with Linux
Experience in Agile/SCRUM process is a plus

An ideal candidate would exhibit the following behavioral skills:

Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
Flexible in completing tasks in an ever-changing workplace Strong work ethic with a sense of urgency
Able to debate and commit
Self-motivated and organized
Positive attitude


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."