SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

SR. UNITY DEVELOPER

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

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. Unity Developer is responsible for the development and maintenance of mobile, browser and pc-based applications (VR/AR/AI) and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside other engineers and research scientists on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential. 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:

Design and build new applications, features, functionality, scalability, and maintainability improvements for the Unity platform
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
5 years of overall software development experience
3+ years’ development experience for Unity applications
Strong knowledge of Unity, including experience with scripting, shader, plugins, textures, animation, GUI/Canvas styles, and user session management
Familiarity with level design and planning
Experience with 3D is a must
Strong knowledge with Object-Oriented Programming (C#)
Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect applications to back-end services
Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
Strong focus on quality and generating results
Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
Experience with developing, deploying and maintaining large scale consumer apps on AWS or other cloud platforms
Experience with performance and memory tuning with tools
Proficient with Git (Gitlab/Github)
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
Android/iOS experience is a plus
Experience with Objective-C/Swift is a plus

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.