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Robotics AI Applied R&D Engineer

Engineering | San Francisco, Bay Area, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About RIOS

RIOS is a technology company helping global customers automate their factories, warehouses, and supply chain operations by deploying a new class of AI-powered and dexterous robots. RIOS robots handle hard-to-automate tasks, typically requiring human-level dexterity, in unstructured environments. RIOS is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA and has a pilot facility in San Carlos, CA. More information is available at

The Role

RIOS is looking for a team of inquisitive and creative engineers who can help construct advanced systems for object manipulation. A familiarity with hypothesis testing and experimental design is a requirement, along with the ability to prototype models that can scale.

Technical attributes of candidates may include:

● M.S. / Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Robotics, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Data Science, Statistics or related field

● Experience with C++, Python, CUDA and/or OpenCV

● Experience with ML/DL frameworks: TensorFlow, PyTorch, Theano, Keras, Scikit Learn etc.

● Experience with Reinforcement Learning frameworks: OpenAI Baselines, RLlib, Unity ML Agents, DeepMind Lab, etc.

● Experience with distributed DL: Ray, Horovod, etc.

● Experience with computer vision algorithms (detection, segmentation)

● Experience working with 3D depth images and point clouds

● Ability to implement algorithms from literature

● Familiarity with State-of-the-Art algorithms and real-world performance

● Familiarity with Robot Operating System (ROS)

● Attention to details such as documentation, version control and reproducibility


● Competitive salary package & Stock options for every employee

● Healthcare + dental + vision insurance plans

● 401(k) plan

● Free lunch

● Flexible time off & paid holidays

● Social events + happy hours + team parties