Robot Manipulation Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

51-200 employees

Develops commercially viable autonomous humanoid robots
Company Overview
Figure, an AI Robotics company based in Sunnyvale, CA, is at the forefront of creating the world's first commercially viable autonomous humanoid robot, demonstrating its technical prowess and industry leadership. The company's competitive edge lies in its advanced AI technology, which is driving the race to build AI-powered humanoids. The work culture at Figure promotes technical innovation, fostering an environment that encourages employees to push boundaries in robotics.
AI & Machine Learning
Industrial & Manufacturing
Robotics & Automation

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding





Sunnyvale, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
AI & Machine Learning
Software Engineering
  • Experience implementing, testing, and deploying robot manipulation solutions in C++ and/or Python on real robots
  • Understand both traditional and machine learning approaches to robot manipulation, and the tradeoffs between various techniques
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks
  • Capable of quickly writing massive amounts of high quality, well-tested, robot manipulation software
  • Possess both a theoretical understanding and have practical experience with robot manipulation algorithms
  • Have a deep knowledge of state of the art techniques, data structures, and software tools
  • Thrive in a high pace environment, where solutions are often unclear and require exploration
  • Experience in robot manipulation
  • Design, implement, test, and deploy manipulation algorithms for humanoid robots with high degree of freedom, highly dexterous hands. These algorithms will include grasping, picking and placing, reorienting objects, opening doors, bimanual manipulation, visual and tactile servoing, and assembly
  • Train deep learning models for manipulation that are robust to uncertainty, sensor noise, and partial information
  • Assist in producing simulation models for manipulation to enable digital twin simulations
  • Develop and use modern software engineering techniques to implement high quality, well-tested software
  • Evaluate potential manipulation solutions and make design trade offs and decisions based on robot requirements
  • Collaborate with other Figure team members to develop and implement a full autonomy stack
  • Engineer and ship high quality, reliable software that will be deployed to the real world
  • Work with the Figure Integration and Testing team to evaluate and continuously improve your robot manipulation software
Desired Qualifications
  • Passionate about building humanoid robots
  • Experience with deploying real world robot manipulation solutions for autonomous commercial applications
  • Publication record of developing and deploying robot manipulation solutions
  • Experience leading a team of developers