SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

FULL STACK ENGINEER

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you the engineer who wants to be part of disruptive innovation in today’s technology-driven market? Then join our team. ObEN is the leader and truly disrupting Artificial Intelligence by humanizing and transporting your virtual self into any Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality environment ($150B industry by 2020). ObEN is an HTC VIVE X portfolio company and also part of world leading technology incubator Idealab. Come see what it’s like to take on extraordinary transformations every day, in an environment buzzing with smart people (including software architects as well as with our team of world class scientists in areas of NLP, deep learning and speech) who understand and respect what you do.

The Full Stack Engineer will be responsible for building and extending our APIs (VR/AR/AI) and services for our native iOS/Android applications and mobile/desktop web applications. If making a difference in the world while working with fascinating technologies is your kind of fun, then you would love working at ObEN.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for REST-oriented architecture supporting a variety of APIs, web applications, and devices
Design and build new applications, features, functionality, writing APIs, scalability, and maintainability improvements for our innovative platforms
Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation
Engage in technical planning, design and code reviews
Thrive in a supportive, collaborative, yet fast-paced interactive environment

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in CS or equivalent experience
3-5+ years experience in designing, developing and delivering engaging user experiences on APIs and web applications
Production experience working with scalable/distributed systems
Strong knowledge of Python, Object-Oriented Programming (Java), design patterns, and frameworks
Experience designing REST APIs and implementing oAuth2 security protocol
Solid foundation in MySQL and NoSQL databases
Proficient with Git (Gitlab/Github)
Experience with Asynchronous programming
Experience with continuous integration tools (e.g. Jira, Jenkins)
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Detail-oriented with the ability to think critically when solving problems
Must be able to gather requirements, design, code and test independently as well as work jointly with the team
Very comfortable with Agile, Microservices, Test Driven Development and Continuous Delivery methodologies
Ability to develop, maintain and optimize secure and highly scalable multi-tier web applications on AWS or other cloud platforms
Experience with virtualization technologies like Docker/Vagrant
Prefer strong experience in UI development with good knowledge of object-oriented Javascript, HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Pasadena, CA
Pluses:

Experience with node.js/React/PHP
Strong experience using Search Engine technologies (Solr/Elasticsearch)
Experience using Redis
AWS (EC2, Route53, SNS, SQS)
CDNs (Cloudfront, Akamai)

Application Requirements

Please send the following to careers@oben.com

Detailed resume and/or LinkedIn profile
Links to any research / papers you have been an instrumental part of and are proud of
Cover Letter identifying your five favorite apps on your phone
Any code you are proud of and is public
Name of instructor / adviser, if any along with link to their profile
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.