We are a music tech startup working on new technologies for musical instruments. Our key technology is ELK, a game-changing operating system for hardware musical instruments, which you can see applied in SENSUS , a connected smart guitar prototype.
Our team is composed of motivated music enthusiasts with experience in various fields. We are well funded and we have a large office in downtown Stockholm.
We are looking for expanding our top-notch embedded development team with someone passionate about Linux and music technology. We are currently 5 developers from various countries and a unique, strong expertise in Linux, modern C++, audio programming, real-time systems, Yocto/OpenEmbedded, cloud services. We always add new technologies to our stack, we care about the style and quality of our code and we aim to keep ELK's performance at the top of its field.
Design, code and test user-space C++ applications for our ELK platform
Work with our Kernel drivers and userspace libraries to access them
Manage OpenEmbedded recipes for build and system configuration
Participate in code reviews and SCRUM meetings
Interact with developers from our partner companies, all of them coming from the digital musical instrument business
Always work on interesting, state-of-the-art products related to music
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 located in central Stockholm. There's 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
Musical background and experience with music production tools. You don't have to be a professional musician, but we require experience playing and/or producing music and that you're comfortable using and have an understanding of Digital Audio Workstations, how MIDI works and the fundamentals of digital audio processing.
2+ years of industry experience in writing complex C++ applications in a modern style (C++11 and later)
Strong Linux Background, especially wrt C/C++ build systems (CMake) and package management
Knowledge of Real-Time programming principles
Comfortable with Agile project practices
Experience in developing music-related products
Familiar with music-related SW frameworks (e.g. VST, JUCE)
Knowledge of Linux Kernel internals, especially device drivers development
Experience with Real-Time Linux variants, such as PREEMPT_RT or Xenomai
Experience with Yocto / OpenEmbedded
About the company
MIND’s mission is to improve the way musicians and their audience interact through music. Our key technology is ELK, a game-changing operating system for hardware musical instruments, which you can see applied in SENSUS , a connected smart guitar prototype.
We have been awarded several titles (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 has been announced at NAMM 2018 by our partners, leaders in Bass & Guitar amplifier solutions.