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 who understand and respect what you do.

We are looking for to add a Text Processing Engineer to our development team, who will develop and maintain the text processing components of our state-of-the-art text-to-speech engines in multiple languages including but not limited to Korean, Chinese and Japanese.


  • Building, testing, and tuning syntactic-morphological parsers, normalization, pronunciation, and/or other text processing components
  • Integrating new development tools, version control, and documenting the process
  • Assisting in the execution of quality evaluations


  • Higher education degree in computer science and 3+ years of experience in linguistics, 1-3+ years of experience with programming
  • Confident with scripting languages such as Python
  • Native or near-native speaker of [Chinese|Korean]
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Expertise in additional languages (Japanese, Spanish) 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の独自の人工知能技術は、人物の2D画像と音声を組み合わせて、パーソナル3Dアバターを短時間で作り出します。パーソナルアバターをVR環境やAR環境に送り込み、真に迫ったソーシャル体験ができます。ObENは2014年創業のHTC VIVE Xプログラム参加企業です。カリフォルニア州パサデナの先進技術インキュベータであるIdealabを拠点としています。