SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

JAVASCRIPT 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:

The Javascript Developer is responsible for the development and maintenance of WeChat Mini Program and other React native programs. 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 WeChat mini program 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
  • 3 years of overall software development experience
  • 2+ years’ development experience for Javascript development
  • Bilingual in Chinese and English
  • Strong knowledge of ES6
  • Proficiency with Tools such as Web pack and Git
  • Proficiency with Gulp and Grunt
  • Proficiency with Vue or React

Application Requirements: Please send the following to careers@oben.com

  • Resume/CV or LinkedIn profile
  • Names and contact information of two references who can speak to your qualifications for this position
  • Cover Letter identifying your five favorite apps on your phone

Introduction to ObEN: https://goo.gl/gxpxwT

Interview Process:

STAGE 1: Phone Interview
STAGE 2: Complete a Sample Project
STAGE 3: In-person Interview at Idealab (we cover travel expenses for the day)
STAGE 4: Offer Letter

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Notice to recruitment agencies: ObEN is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies, recruiters, and/or search firms for any of its job postings. Please do not send resumes to any of our job listing portals, team members or company locations. Resumes submitted to ObEN by a third party without a valid written & signed recruitment agreement will become the sole property of ObEN, and no fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited referral.

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ObEN is an artificial intelligence company that creates complete virtual identities for consumers and celebrities in the emerging digital world. ObEN provides Personal AI that simulates a person’s voice, face and personality, enabling never before possible social and virtual interactions. Founded in 2014, ObEN is a Softbank Ventures Korea and HTC Vive X portfolio company and is located at Idealab in Pasadena, California.