iRobot
3.2 of 5 55 reviews
www.irobot.com Bedford, MA 500 to 999 Employees

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nice place for a geek

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Bedford, MA

I worked at iRobot

Prosloose structure and casual environment, exposure to high tech. Really a good place if you work in their government contract department

Consstructure too loose. very vague responsibility in their home department, very ineffective communication and very behind in implementing enterprise-level applicatioin.

Advice to Senior Managementinvest in long-term solution instead of focusing on short-term unsustainable fixes. invest in long term relationship with quality OEM vendors

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Great potential soured by a lousy boss

ECAD Administrator (Former Employee)
Bedford, MA

I worked at iRobot


Pros: Lots of brilliant people in one place. Decent benefits. Cons: For me it was the guy I reported to directly, he was an extreme micromanager, didn't allow me to work anywhere near my ability, I… Advice to Senior Management: Pay close attention to mid level management, specifically listen to the more seasoned employees as we offer lots of experience from different areas, you are… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Great potential, needs vision

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Bedford, MA

I have been working at iRobot


Pros: We do build cool stuff. The people here are great to… Cons: The company seems to have a distressing tendency toward doing the absolute minimum necessary to accomplish its immediate goals,… Advice to Senior Management: Be more proactive about fixing problems and making improvements - don't wait until it becomes a crisis. Talk with your underlings about what's going… More

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