: Senior Embedded Software Engineer, Sensors & Actuators
8 Crosby Drive Bedford
Bedford, MA 01730

Employee Testimonials



iRobot is looking to hire a Senior Embedded Software Engineer on our Sensors and Actuators team who will play a vital role in developing the next generation of Robots that will live in millions of homes and yards across the world. If you are a consumer centric pioneer eager to build innovative robot products, please apply now or reach out to one of our recruiters on LinkedIn.

What you will do

  • Analyze robot sensor capabilities and performance
  • Design innovative solutions to robot sensing problems using techniques like signal processing and estimation filtering that are only as complex as they need to be
  • Take solutions over the wall through manufacturing and customer deployment
  • Deliver artifacts that set the standard in your group for engineering excellence, from designs to implementations
  • Solve problems pragmatically, applying judgment and experience to balance trade-offs

To Be Successful You Will Have

  • M.S. or B.S. in Computer Engineering or equivalent degree
  • Strong foundation in applied digital signal processing (FFT, IIR, FIR, etc.) and estimation filtering (Kalman, particle, etc.)
  • Experience working with sensors, actuators or motors
  • Foundation in control theory, and experience writing control loops
  • Solid experience with embedded systems and microcontrollers with real time requirements
  • Solid understanding and experience in design patterns, data structures and advanced programming techniques
  • Excellence at writing embedded C/C++ and familiarity with a Linux Environment
  • Passion for robotics and experience building robots professionally or as a hobby
  • Experience using data analysis tools such as Matlab or Python equivalents
  • Familiarity with the consumer electronics field

In Return You Can Expect

  • To be welcomed as an integral part of a team dedicated to building the next generation of robots
  • Opportunities to continuously learn and collaborate with our innovative and knowledgeable technical staff
  • An environment that values and acts on new ideas
  • Work location on either coast of the US
  • Excellent fringe benefits

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."