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Rust Audio Developer

Gothenburg, Sweden (on-site with flexible remote days)

Elektron builds state-of-the-art music instruments with deep functionality and exceptional sonic capabilities. We are expanding our developer team in order to push the edge of music creation. With a track record of iconic products such as the Machinedrum, Octatrack or Digitakt, Elektron has become uniquely positioned in its ability to execute on uncompromising ideas.

Elektron highly values creativity and gives room, due to small teams and a flat hierarchy, for every idea to be heard. Joining the Elektron team means being trusted in your abilities.


Elektron is looking for a highly skilled audio software developer to join our team working on a cutting-edge software platform which will drive the next generation of our instruments. In this role, you will be a key contributor to core platform code, product-specifics, and crucial API design connecting distinct layers. Code base is primarily Rust, but with some parts being in C/C++ as well.

Key qualifications:

  • BSc or equivalent in computer science or related field
  • Audio programming experience in systems programming language such as Rust, C or C++
  • Strong interest in Rust language and its ecosystem
  • Good understanding of realtime systems
  • 2 years of industry experience working in a team as a software engineer
  • Exceptional engineering abilities, including a strong sense for documentation and tests
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Passionate about music
  • Experience working with Linux audio subsystems
  • Some experience with digital signal processing
  • Good understanding of MIDI protocol

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.