Senior Software Engineer

Employer
iRobot Corporation
Location
Bedford, MA
Posted
Apr 11, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description
Summary:

Do you want to code the future of one of the largest consumer robots company in the world? You will have a hand in developing the next generation of products that will live in millions of homes all across the world. As a pioneer in the robot industry, our goal is to drive innovation, serve as an industry catalyst and change the world by empowering people to do more.

To support and encourage the development of robot technology, iRobot offers comprehensive resources for third-party developers, providing information and products that facilitate the creation and easy integration of new payloads, behaviors and capabilities on iRobot platforms.

Essential Functions/ Job Duties:

Our Software Engineering Team is expanding and we're looking for an exceptional Senior Software Engineer to join our team. We're looking for someone with great interpersonal skills, passion, energy, and the desire to build.

  • Work on the next generation Roomba, focused on the Robot Application
  • Develop robotic software packages for mission state machines, path planning, and robot behaviors
  • Integrate software on multiple robotic platforms
  • Design, implement, and document software to run on linux and embedded platforms
  • Lead and mentor other software engineers
  • Work in an Agile environment
  • Be passionate about Robotics


Qualifications:

  • 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 path planning, AI algorithms, navigation algorithms, or robot behavior systems
  • Experience with version control systems such as git or svn
  • Strong analytical skills and a desire to learn as well as teach others
  • M.S in Computer Science or other technical or scientific field


About iRobot:

We design and build robots that empower people to do more. Founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. Today, iRobot is the leading global consumer robot company.

We have sold over 15 million robots to date and employ more than 500 of the robot industry's top professionals, including software, mechanical and electrical engineers and related support staff. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.

Our corporate headquarters is located in Bedford, Massachusetts. The company also has offices in California, the United Kingdom, Japan, China & Hong Kong.

We are a "Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled"

Company Description
iRobot designs and builds robots that make a difference.

iRobot was founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists with the vision of making practical robots a reality.

In 2015, iRobot generated $617 million in revenue and employed more than 500 of the robot industry's top professionals, including mechanical, electrical and software engineers and related support staff. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.

iRobot's corporate headquarters are located in Bedford, Mass. The company also has offices in California, the United Kingdom, China and Hong Kong.


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