SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

BLOCKCHAIN ARCHITECT

ObEN’s mission is to enable everyone in the world to create their own Personal AI (PAI), intelligent 3D avatars that look, sound, and behave like the individual user. Secured and authenticated on the Project PAI blockchain, ObEN’s technology creates more productive, more personalized digital interactions. ObEN is a K11, Tencent, Softbank Ventures Korea and HTC Vive X portfolio company, and we work with our strategic investors to expand PAI technology across multiple verticals including hospitality, retail, healthcare, and entertainment.

Working at ObEN means taking on extraordinary transformations every day, in an environment that celebrates and encourages innovation. You’ll be working in small, agile teams (including world class researchers in areas of speech, computer vision, machine learning, NLP, and blockchain). We are blazing new trails in AI and blockchain technology, and we encourage and support publications to top conferences and journals. Learn more about working at ObEN in our blog post.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are working on Blockchain technology and looking to add a highly motivated individual to our team. The Blockchain Architect will work with technology and R&D teams to understand the business demands to design and build solutions to leverage cross-asset concepts and frameworks. You will work on emerging technologies, build POC’s leveraging internal infrastructure and data, and partner with Product on implementation strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Help develop blockchain product specs.
  • Design and build the back-end blockchain functionality for our online/mobile applications.
  • Drive project initiation, scoping, and planning. Develop & manage project plans. Maintain the release schedule.
  • Apply blockchain security technologies, cryptography knowledge.
  • Leverage experience with and knowledge of Open source blockchain platform, Proof of Stake,Proof of Existence etc.
  • Experience with Ethereum, Bitcoin.
  • Collaboratively define blockchain systems architecture and best practices.
  • Write high caliber code on a daily basis to satisfy product requirements.
  • Document best practices and act as a knowledgeable resource for blockchain engineering and problem-solving.
  • Provide technical expertise across all areas of the build, release, and operations.
  • Assist with applicable patent applications.

Requirements:

5+ years of experience and knowledge of:

  • C/C++
  • Python
  • Java

2+ years of experience and knowledge of:

  • Ethereum
  • Bitcoin
  • Blockchain

Application Requirements

Please send the following to careers@oben.com

  • Detailed resume and/or LinkedIn profile
  • Cover Letter identifying your five favorite apps on your phone
  • Any code you are proud of and is public
  • Introduction to ObEN: https://goo.gl/gxpxwT

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ObEN's proprietary artificial intelligence technology quickly combines a person's 2D image and voice to create a personal 3D avatar. Transport your personal avatar into virtual reality and augmented reality environments and enjoy deeper, social, more memorable experiences. Founded in 2014, ObEN is an HTC VIVE X portfolio company and is located in Pasadena, California at leading technology incubator Idealab.