: Sr. Linux Software Engineer
8 Crosby Drive Bedford
Bedford, MA 01730

Employee Testimonials



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

What you will do:

  • Develop software in C and scripts for our IoT connected robots on Linux based platforms

  • Bring up new Linux platforms for our connected robots

  • Coordinate tasks across functional teams (Connectivity, Linux, Robot)

  • Triage bug reports and disposition to the different teams

  • Write software documentation and test plans

  • Participate in and drive code reviews

  • Actively participate in daily agile-scrum and weekly team meetings


  • BS/MS in EE/CE or equivalent

  • Strong experience working with Linux BSP, board bring-up and Yocto project build system

  • Experience working with Embedded Linux, C

  • Experience with Scripting languages Python or Bash

  • Real-time embedded experience

  • Strong communication skills

  • Track record of performing at a high level

  • Proactive, self-directed, and good at estimating own work

  • Capable of solving complex tasks in creative and effective ways

Preferred/Additional Skills (Not Required):

  • 5+ years of industry experience as a Software Engineer or a Software developer with experience as a Senior Engineer leading teams

  • Experience with mentoring other engineers

  • Experience with Secureboot

  • Experience with Wi-Fi, BLE, and/or AWS

  • Experience with Qualcomm

  • Experience with Jira

  • Experience with GIT

  • Experience in Agile/SCRUM process

  • Experience in software quality process

An ideal candidate would exhibit the following behavioral skills:

  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Flexible in completing tasks in an ever-changing workplace
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-motivated
  • Organized

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."