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Backend Developer for Music product
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Electronics & Components


IT & Infrastructure



Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Stockholm +1 more

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Hiring Manager
Raffaele Curci

Job Description

We are a music tech startup working on new technologies for musical instruments. Our main product is ELK, a game-changing operating system for hardware musical instruments.

Our team is composed of motivated music enthusiasts with experience in various fields. We are well funded and we have a large office space in Jarlaplan. Check out our Tech Blog for more information about what we are doing.

We are looking for someone who will help us to expand our cloud-based infrastructure and services related to ELK. For this, we are looking with a senior developer that will have management responsibilities and will be in charge of creating the team and the architecture of our distribution backend.

You will:

  • Have responsibility for a development team dedicated to the development and deploy of the Cloud Services of our distribution system
  • Interact with our management team and product designers to formalize requirements
  • Design the Architecture of such system
  • Implement the first iterations
  • Work in close contact with our embedded development team

We can offer you:

  • Salary, benefits and stock warrants package based on experience and commitment
  • Flexible working hours
  • A friendly and stimulating working environment in our office at Jarlaplan. Friday afterworks with drinks, and plenty of musical instruments available - Jam sessions happen every day :)
  • An active role in an engaging project where you will have the chance to develop a great musical product that's going to change the musical instrument world
Skills & Requirements

Required Skills:

  • Passionate about music and familiar with music production tools
  • Proven experience in developing complex backend systems, using one or more suitable languages for the task (e.g. Python, C#, Java, Clojure, Node.JS, Ruby, Go, Dart)
  • Experience with AWS cloud services or similar solutions (Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Strong Linux Background, especially wrt C/C++ build systems (CMake) and package management
  • Comfortable with Agile project practices


  • Experience in developing music-related products
  • Developed highly-scalable backend systems
  • Having managed a small/mid size development team
  • Having worked with Yocto / OpenEmbedded
  • Significant Python experience
  • Familiar (from a user's perspective) with DAWs and audio plugins
  • Familiar with music-related SW frameworks (e.g. JUCE)
  • Familiar with Front-end Technologies (e.g. HTML5, CSS, JS, Angular, React, ...)
About the company

MIND’s mission is to improve the way musicians and their audience interact through music. Our main product is ELK, a game-changing operating system for hardware musical instruments.

We have been awarded several titles (Best New Technology at NAMM 2019 and Best Music Startup at MIDEM 2016 among the others) and we are currently in discussions with many top musical instruments companies for licensing ELK to their products. The first device powered by ELK, the DV Mark Smart Multiamp, has been released in 2019.

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