Senior Research Engineer - Manipulation / Machine Learning


SGD Competitive Remuneration Package
Research Engineering
Singapore - Singapore


Amazing robots can only come from the most talented people working together, sharing the right tools and resources, at the right time, having fun, and aiming high. This is our goal: build a great Robotic Team with a focused vision of robots in the real world solving concrete problems for people, comprised of the world’s best roboticists, with a culture of ambition and excellence paired with a healthy work-life balance. Dyson is the place to show what you can do, and love doing it.

Dyson seeks applicants who have first-hand experience of robotics and a portfolio of robotics projects. Applicants are not required to have existing experience with locomotion, manipulation or cognition. We seek people with initiative, creativity, and the ability to learn fast, along with a cross-section of skills that will make a contribution to the company. Our job descriptions are intended to be examples of sets of skills that would be useful, rather than narrow definitions.

As a growing team working at the forefront of robotics research, candidates for all job openings are expected to:

  • Be good communicators capable of explaining complex concepts clearly and succinctly.

  • Work in a tightly coupled, cross-functional and multi-cultural team environment.

  • Work autonomously under limited supervision to achieve big-picture goals.


  • Experience in motion planning, manipulation/grasping, and machine learning
  • Experience in setting up simulation environment and executing real robot experiments

  • Good programming skills in either C++ or Python

  • Developing novel algorithms and technology platforms for manipulation including material handling, object picking, in-hand manipulation, collaborative multi-robot manipulation, etc.

  • Facilitating mechanical, hardware, and software integration of new prototypes and new products including complete mobile robots, manipulators, and vision.

  • Implementing kinematics, inverse-kinematics, dynamics, estimation, obstacle avoidance and motion control algorithms for robotic arms

  • Working closely with the engineering team to integrate control and motion planning solutions manipulator systems

  • Solving complex real-world challenges in creative, effective and efficient ways

  • Solving unique problems and work on a small, self-directed team.

  • Directly influence the vision and objectives for your team's work in alignment with business and market needs.

  • Directly change what we do in JD fulfillment service to delight our customers.


  • PhD or highly qualified MS candidate in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field
  • Deep learning experience implementing state of the art techniques

  • Passion for developing cutting-edge research

  • Start-up mentality


Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition

Posted: 24 December 2018