Robotic Safety Engineer
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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
Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience getting products through safety certification
  • Extensive experience in safety engineering on various robotic systems, with a focus on safety-critical functions
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems related to robotics
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively across multiple organizations
  • Creative problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess risk and make design and development decisions to enhance safety
  • Track record of obtaining NRTL safety certifications for commercialized products
  • In depth knowledge of industrial robotics and safety standards such as R15.06, R15.08, IEC 62061 and IEC 61508
  • Apply industry-standard safety methodologies to contribute to the development and architectural design, supporting the deployment of humanoid robot prototypes and safety-critical systems
  • Develop and implement processes and methodologies for ensuring the safety of autonomous humanoid robot operations, with a keen focus on the entire certification process
  • Perform safety activities in coordination with design, development, and verification of robotic systems, including generating safety artifacts such as safety plans, risk analysis and reliability assessments
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to validate safety requirements and ensure consistency between safety activities and development activities
  • Lead and oversee the entire product safety certification process, working closely with certification authorities to meet industry standards and compliance requirements
  • Ensure the integration of safety considerations throughout the product development lifecycle, from design to deployment
Desired Qualifications
  • Advanced Degree in Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline
  • Proven experience leading the certification process for safety-critical products
  • Familiarity with safety certifications and compliance in the field of robotics
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain regulatory acceptance of safety documents