iRobot

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Fascinating Technology

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bedford, MA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bedford, MA

I worked at iRobot

Pros

Get to work with loads of different discipline engineers (MEs, EEs, SEs, SWEs, EMEs, etc.).
Cutting edge tech.
Engineers are solid, smart, good at what they do.
Management was listening to employee feedback and taking steps to improve.
Great place to work!

Cons

Growing pains, esp. interactions with subcontractors.
Getting political but not too bad. This is not as big a problem as many other places
Management often inexperienced and can make mistakes.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Sometimes management seems to be a little more aloof than it should be. They are doing something about it though, which is good.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Get out of here!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bedford, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bedford, MA

    I have been working at iRobot

    Pros

    -Work life balance is great, because no one does their work and they just shift blame from one person in a team to another

    Cons

    -They haven't come out with a new robot (on their own IP) for ten years. Don't come here if you want to be working for an innovative company. They sell themselves well, but they don't live up to the hype
    -Everyone here points fingers, they don't take ownership
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    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You talk a big game about talent retention, but you just had one of your biggest years for profit. Put your money where your mouth is.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    disappointing

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    Current Employee - Software Manager in Bedford, MA
    Current Employee - Software Manager in Bedford, MA

    I have been working at iRobot

    Pros

    buzz around the company is good

    Cons

    Reality inside very different from external PR

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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