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Good, fun place to work

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) Bedford, MA (US)

ProsLots of Interesting work, lots of robots running around, diverse problems to work on, ranging from embedded code and drivers to applications. The research group gets into some very interesting projects.. Fun company culture, and good work life balance. They genuinely care about the employees.

ConsG&I division depends on government funding, which can sometimes be slow or problematic.

Advice to Senior ManagementDiversify to more industry products.

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    3 people found this helpful  

    So much potential, it is invigorating but also frustrating when the magic isn't appreciated by C-level execs.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Bedford, MA (US)

    I have been working at iRobot full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: The business of designing robots requires broad experience, and gives employees broad experience when working here. Employees can cultivate their understanding… Cons: Suprisingly, there are almost never any cool robots wandering the… Advice to Senior Management: The magic of Roomba and Packbot is partially due to the accidental nature of the success. Many of the conference rooms are named with… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    • Disapproves of CEO

    5 people found this helpful  

    Where do I begin?

    Product Manager (Current Employee) Bedford, MA (US)

    I have been working at iRobot full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Passionate people, true desire to "make a difference" and "change… Cons: Micromanagement at all levels; no cohesive sense of purpose (every man/woman/child for themselves); lost… Advice to Senior Management: Time to act on the poor employee survey results that… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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