: Sr Software Engineer in Test
8 Crosby Drive Bedford
Bedford, MA 01730

Employee Testimonials



iRobot is seeking a Software Engineer in Test. This software engineer will develop software test automation to enhance regression, continuous integration, and smoke test environments, and work closely with product developers to create, execute, and automate tests. A successful candidate will have a passion for quality, testing, automation, delivering great products - all, while inventing the future.

What You Will Do

  • Promote and implement automation capabilities throughout the SW development lifecycle
  • Develop and execute test automation using Python including functional, performance, scale, and stress test.
  • Work alongside developers and functional testers to define, create, and automate tests, triage defects, and effectively communicate parameters for rapid reproduction and fix.
  • Communicate issues to developers through direct communication, use of bug tracking system, triage abilities, etc.
  • Effectively communicate results and issues to developers, managers, and program teams

To Be Successful You Will Have

  • Passion for SW test automation and a familiarity with test, build and delivery of software
  • Excellent Python development skills and a familiarity with a Linux environment
  • 4+ years experience in software test and test automation

Familiarity with:

  • API automation testing including working experience with test frameworks
  • Robotics: embedded systems for control, navigation, manipulation, sensors, video
  • Communications: wireless, Bluetooth, TCP/IP, Cloud environment
  • OS: Linux, Windows, MacOS
  • Test Management systems
  • Agile methodology development processes (e.g. Scrum)
  • Network management and troubleshooting
  • Work experience with version control systems (preferably git)

The strongest candidates exhibit the following qualities:

  • Self-motivated, adaptive fast learner
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and excellent attention to detail
  • Collaborate with other team members to solve develop robust solutions to complex problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills
  • Team engagement, able to bridge the gap between product developers, functional testers, and automation developers

In Return You Can Expect

  • To be welcomed as an integral part of a team building the next generation of robots
  • Supportive environment to learn and grow

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."