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 a talented, experienced and enthusiastic DevOps Engineer?

You’ll join a high-growth, agile engineering team focused on bringing cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence products to market.

Apply today for a position in ObEN’s Pasadena, California office!


  • 5+ years of experience in:
    • Working in a fault-tolerant, highly-scalable/available, high-traffic environment
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or similar field
  • Experience managing a team of developers and engineers
  • Experience working with remote employees
  • Willingness to participate in rotational on-call shifts
  • Ability and willingness to draft thorough documentation
  • Ability and willingness to assess candidates and hire new DevOps resources
  • Proficiency in:
    • DC/OS, the Datacenter Operating System by Mesosphere
    • Docker
    • Prometheus monitoring
    • Jenkins
    • Redis
    • MySQL (MariaDB)
    • ELK Stack
  • Terraform & Ansible
  • Familiarity with:
    • GitLab
    • Agile Methodologies
    • CI/CD Pipeline
    • AWS
      • EC2, S3, EFS, Route53, IAM, RDS, Lambda, CloudFront, SQS, ELB, VPC
    • Tencent Cloud
      • CVM, COS, CAM, CLB, VPC
    • IBM Cloud
    • Alibaba Cloud

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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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.


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.