SR. FULL STACK ENGINEER
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.
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 Sr. 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.
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
Bachelor’s degree in CS or equivalent experience
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
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Pasadena, CA
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)
Please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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