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iRobot Corporation
Posted: November 15 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Paid

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Summary: iRobot Corporation, with a mission of "empowering people to do more" is at the forefront of the development of robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. iRobot has become one of the world's preeminent specialist designers and builders of consumer robots. iRobot invests in the development and growth of its people, in a culture of empowerment, innovation and fun. Come work with some of the most talented and influential people in the robotics field utilizing cutting edge technologies, in an exciting, fast-growing industry!

iRobot Engineering is expanding, and is looking for an exceptional senior embedded software engineer to join our team. Key personality attributes should include passion, energy, and the desire to build.

Essential Functions/ Job Duties: You will be Responsible for design, implementation, and support of the embedded control systems for iRobot's consumer robots.

As part of Product Development, you will be designing and implementing new technologies and features into next generation iRobot products. Working in an Agile development process, you will design, implement, and document software to run on embedded platforms.

As a team, you will create cutting-edge sensors, processor mainboards, and motion control systems. Job functions will include: system level design, board bring up, low level driver implementation, and advanced analog/digital signal processing.

Qualifications:
  • Experience with motion control products including stepper motors, linear actuators, gearboxes, amplifiers, etc
  • Experience with real-time embedded microprocessor and microcontroller systems
  • Solid understanding of design patterns, data structures and advanced programming techniques
  • Knowledge of embedded software such as: interrupts, ADCs, DMA, SPI and clock management
  • Expert in embedded C/C++
  • Strong analytical skills and a desire to learn
  • Ability to understand electrical schematics and the fundamentals of analog circuits
  • Strong understanding of operating system fundamentals, and experience bringing up embedded OS's on new platforms
  • Ability to work independently, without direct supervision
  • B.S. in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or other technical or scientific field

Desired Qualifications
  • MS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Previous experience designing and building circuit boards
  • Foundation in control theory, and experience writing control loops

iRobot is an "Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled"

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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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