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Hardware Design Engineer

Gothenburg, Sweden

Elektron builds state-of-the-art music electronic music instruments with exceptional capabilities. With a track record of iconic products such as the Machinedrum, Octatrack and Digitakt, Elektron has become uniquely positioned in the artist and producer community.

We’re now expanding our team, in order to push the edge of music creation and meet customer demand!

With small teams, flat hierarchy, and high emphasis on creativity, Elektron gives room for every idea to be heard! Joining the Elektron team means being trusted in your abilities.

Role Description

Do you want to be a part of the team that creates the best electronic music instruments in the world? If yes, please read on…

We are currently looking for a Hardware Design Engineer to expand the R&D team further. As an electronic hardware design engineer at Elektron you will work with the complete hardware design chain, from product ideas to full production.

Key responsibilities:

  • Electronics design – Specification, schematics, layout Verification – Simulations, board bring-up, design verification, compliance testing
  • Component/technology selection – Finding suitable electronic and specifically electro-mechanical components and communicate with suppliers
  • Industrialization – Managing and securing good producibility of the complete product, including mechanical parts
  • Product maintenance and production support
  • Design reviews – Reviewing within the hardware team
  • Process improvements – Collaborate to improve internal processes

With possible extensions to:

  • Mechanical design – Mechanical elements and complete assemblies.

Required skills:

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, or similar experience
  • Extensive embedded systems design knowledge, digital and analog
  • Experience with ECAD tools
  • Knowing your way in the lab, including soldering skills
  • Good understanding of user facing components, their properties, and implementations
  • A structured way of working, using version control, issue trackers and similar tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Several years of working experience in similar field

Valued skills:

  • Audio, music & synthesizer knowledge
  • Mechanical design and 3D CAD knowledge
  • Experience with production testing and a drive for testability
  • Knowledge in Altium Designer
  • Experience in leading hardware design sub-projects

What we offer:

  • A job in the music industry, giving joy to people
  • An open and friendly culture
  • A workplace with experts that are deeply passionate about electronic music
  • Competitive salary
  • International relocation assistance
  • For non-EU citizens we provide support for VISA/work permit application
  • Nice view of the harbor from our office & god fika



Elektron welcomes applications from all sections of society. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.