Teleop Software Engineer
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Figure

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.
Robotics & Automation
Industrial & Manufacturing
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$845M

Founded

2022

Headquarters

Sunnyvale, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

89%

1 year growth

239%

2 year growth

459%
Locations
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
Embedded Engineering
Game Engineering
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Strong C++ skills for real-time systems
  • Experience building high-rate VR/haptic teleop systems with force feedback for manipulation in real robot environments
  • Strong background in API design, designing general purpose code that serves multiple teams
  • Thrive in a high pace environment, where solutions are often unclear and require exploration
Responsibilities
  • Own teleop of the Figure robot, including technical roadmap and use cases
  • Evaluate different teleop strategies, including motion capture, VR, haptics, and puppeteering
  • Design a teleop system for whole body manipulation and dexterous finger control
  • Implement real-time retargeting algorithms for robust and intuitive teleop control
  • Design scalable solutions that integrate with Autonomy, Controls, and Testing systems at Figure
  • Oversee data collection operations
  • Enable multiple uses of teleop, including: collecting human demonstrations for imitation learning, evaluating prototype humanoid designs for real-world use cases, remote operation of a robot fleet
  • Develop and use modern software engineering techniques to implement high quality, well-tested, real-time software