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Backend Engineer for Soundation music studio

The role

You will design and develop backend services for the next-generation music studio. On a day-to-day basis, work closely with members of the cross-functional team — engineers, designers, customer success manager, as well as senior management. In your role, you will build and operate infrastructure, toolsets, and deployment pipelines with a focus on high availability, low latency, and scalability. 

Why Soundation?

We are boldly challenging the digital audio workstation (DAW) market by making the music studio web-based. By doing that we will democratize music-making and enable multiplayer collaboration and social music creation in a way not seen before.

Who you are:

  • Have working knowledge of Ruby on Rails, Node.js, PostgreSQL, AWS, and Docker
  • At least 4 years of experience in an engineering role
  • You are interested in keeping up with current best practices in your areas of expertise

Bonus points:

  • You produce music (as a hobby or professional) or are curious about it
  • Production-level experience with MongoDB
  • Curious about or have experimented with WebAssembly or Emscripten

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to grow and learn from knowledgeable co-workers
  • The chance to be a part of the journey of building the future of music-making and collaboration
  • Flexible work hours
  • A fixed monthly salary plus options program
  • 30 days vacation
  • ITP 1 Pension plan
  • Gym membership (e.g. SATS)


Soundation has a mix of on-site team members at our head office at Götgatan in Stockholm, Sweden, and distributed team members.


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