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Robotics Scientist

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Robotics Scientist

Pasadena, CA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    IRobot is looking to hire a Senior SLAM Software Engineer or SLAM Scientist on our SLAM 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

    • Develop algorithms for reliable pose estimation in challenging and dynamic environments.
    • Design innovative solutions to robot mapping and pose estimation using techniques like non-linear optimization, statistical estimation, and factor graphs
    • Solve problems pragmatically, applying judgment and experience to balance trade-offs
    • 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

    To Be Successful You Will Have

    • Strong experience in SLAM and robust sensory fusion algorithms for robotics or self-driving systems including visual and depth perception
    • Up to date knowledge of recent developments in the SLAM field
    • Experience using data from optical and IMU sensors
    • 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 or programming robots professionally or as a hobby
    • M.S. in Computer Engineering or equivalent degree

    In Return You Can Expect

    • To work on exciting problems in the SLAM field with the largest installed base of consumer robots
    • 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 in the field of SLAM
    • An environment that values and acts on new ideas
    • An attractive salary package with good benefits
    • Excellent career growth opportunities
  • Industry
    Consumer Electronics
  • About Us

    We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. To date, we have sold over 25 million robots and globally employ more than 1,000 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home.