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United States
Hamburg, Hamburg
Las Rozas de Madrid, Madrid
London, England
Zwolle, Overijssel

Principal Robotics Engineer

Category | Research & Development Job Type | Regular Full-Time/Part-Time | Full time Remote | Yes
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iRobot is looking to hire a Principal Robotics Engineer to join our Innovation Organization. This individual 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 and eager to build innovative robot products, please apply now or reach out to one of our recruiters on LinkedIn.

What you will do

  • Lead the Systems Design and Development of robots and robotic solutions for our next generation products
  • Research, explore and drive cutting edge technology, algorithms and solutions that enable new innovative solutions for our product portfolio
  • Work at the intersection of sensing, perception, localization, mapping, planning, and behaviors to research, explore, develop & integrate high-level robotics algorithms
  • Solve problems pragmatically, applying judgment and experience to balance trade-offs
  • Invent new approaches and carry these all the way to fleet-wide deployment on millions of robots
  • Write and publish technical reports, patents, and scientific papers

To Be Successful You Will Have

  • Experience or understanding of robotics solutions across the navigation stack, as well as hardware components
  • Understanding of state of the art with some deep experience in areas such sensing, perception, localization, planning, & deep learning
  • Solid understanding and experience in design patterns, data structures, and advanced programming techniques
  • Ability to design experiments, analyze data sets, and validate solutions for new problems
  • Excellence at writing embedded C/C++ and familiarity with a Linux environment
  • Passion for robotics and experience building or programming robots professionally or as a hobby
  • M.S in Computer Engineering or equivalent degree
  • Ph.D. nice to have but not required

In Return You Can Expect

  • To work on exciting cutting edge robotics problems with the largest installed base of consumer robots
  • To lead investigations that drive the technology and product roadmap
  • 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 including leading scientists
  • An environment of committed researchers and engineers that values and acts on new ideas
  • An attractive salary package with good benefits
  • Excellent career growth opportunities
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