iRobot

iRobot

Senior Test Engineer

United States

Closing in 9 days

Introduction

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!

As a part of Product Development, you will work under guidance of the Lead Test Engineer to develop and document test methods, procedures, and results that have cross functional and/or cross product applicability. You will also support development of risk driven test plans that align with the program schedule, goals, and budget. You may lead portions of the execution of these test plans. Your responsibilities include documenting and tracking system test information, issues, results, and statuses for the areas of the design that you are assigned. You should possess sufficient technical depth to troubleshoot complex cross functional problems and document findings.

What You Will Do

  • Lead/support development, maintenance, and communication of technical risk analyses.
  • Develop, maintain, and communicate test plans and statuses.
  • Coordinate program planning and prioritization with other project leads (Systems Engineer, Software Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, and Program Manager).
  • Lead a team executing test plans.
  • Co-ordinate testing with shared resources (in-house and external).
  • Lead cross-functional root cause and corrective action activities.
  • Develop test methods, procedures, and/or test fixtures as needed.
  • Support transition to manufacturing locally and at Contract Manufacturer (US and China).
  • To Be Successful You Will Have

  • 7-10 years of experience in product development and product level testing.
  • 3-5 years of experience developing test methods, executing tests, and documenting results.
  • BS in engineering.
  • Experience developing electro-mechanical systems that contain complex software behaviors.
  • Adept at summarizing and presenting complex test data and test status in an informative and easily understood manner.
  • Ability to interpret and modify Engineering design documentation (schematics, drawings, etc.).
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication.
  • Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Engineering.
  • Experience testing consumer vacuum and/or robotic products.
  • Experience in statistical analysis of test results.
  • Experience with data acquisition as well as processing and analysis software.
  • Experience testing various sensor technologies typically found in SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping) applications (LIDAR, sonar, cameras, etc.).
  • Ability to lead a small team (2-7) of engineers and Technicians.
  • Job details

    Title

    Senior Test Engineer

    Employer

    iRobot

    Location

    United States

    Published

    February 06, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 07, 2024

    Job type

    Expert

    Field

    Engineering

    About the employer

    Founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists with the vision of making practical robots a reality, iRobot has sold more than 30 million robots worldwide. The company has developed some of the world's most important robots, and has a rich history steeped in innovation. Its robots have revealed mysteries of the Great Pyramid of Giza, found harmful subsea oil in the Gulf of Mexico, and saved thousands of lives in areas of conflict and crisis around the globe. iRobot inspired the first Micro Rovers used by NASA, changing space travel forever, deployed the first ground robots used by U.S. Forces in conflict, brought the first self-navigating FDA-approved remote presence robots to hospitals and introduced the first practical home robot with Roomba, forging a path for an entirely new category in home cleaning. With more than 30 years of leadership in the robot industry, iRobot remains committed to building robots that provide people with smarter ways to clean and accomplish more in their daily lives.

     

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