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 personalizing 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. QA Engineer is responsible to create and implement quality best practices processes and maintain test automation frameworks, and develop tools to ensure we deliver optimal end user experience for our products. At ObEN, our team always strives to think out side of the box, be innovative and have lots of fun while developing solutions from ground up that contributes directly to the success of the company.


Responsible for designing and implementing build and test infrastructure, creating and enforcing good engineering practices, and evaluating product quality for both internal and external products
Very comfortable with Agile, Microservices, Test Driven Development and Continuous Delivery methodologies
Perform software verification utilizing numerous testing methodologies (regression, stress, etc)
Create test cases/checklists, requirement traceability and other essential documentation to better facilitate the progression of the project
Create test automation in conjunction with the engineering team to increase test coverage in a repeatable fashion
Design test strategies by analyze and dissect complex heavily integrated software systems
Work closely with product managers and software developers to report defects and verify bug fixes
Develop sustainable and scalable testing strategies


3-5+ years of experience
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technical discipline
Experience with one of the automated testing suites
Experience in testing Desktop/Mobile/App both front end and back end
Knowledge with Object-Oriented Programming knowledge
Ability to demonstrate coding skills (Python, Java, JavaScript, Node.JS, and LINUX)
Experience with open source automation tools Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
Proven ability to deliver bug free world class systems
HTML and JavaScript experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Detail-oriented and highly communicative, with the ability to work independently, think critically when solving problems
Experience with testing both open source and enterprise technologies a plus
AWS a plus
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Pasadena, CA

Application Requirements

Please send the following to

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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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.