Join Soundation

Staff Engineer for Soundation music studio

Soundation — make music without limits

Become a player in our band and join us on our journey to democratize music-making all over the world. Soundation is the leading browser-based music studio and has more than 150 thousand monthly active users.

We are now searching for a Staff Engineer to help us deliver on our product vision. If you are a senior developer looking for the next adventure in a startup, this is your time to shine.

Tech Lead to innovative team at Soundation

Who you are:

  • Have working knowledge of JavaScript, Node.js and SQL
  • Familiarity with Docker, git and CI/CD environments
  • At least 5 years of experience in an engineering role

Bonus points:

  • Working knowledge of any of C/C++ or Ruby on Rails 
  • Working knowledge of React or similar
  • Curious about or have experimented with WebAssembly, Emscripten or Web Audio API
  • Production-level experience with AWS
  • Working knowledge of PostgreSQL
  • You produce music (as a hobby or professional) or are curious about it

What you’ll do:

  • Being a technical voice of reason, and with your experience and expertise continuously help us improve
  • Be hands-on implementing
  • Support and coach engineers on a daily basis
  • Work closely with the CTO and product management and be a part of the overall direction of the product and technology
  • Communicates clearly with non-technical functions to create awareness and understanding of technical decisions and challenges

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to grow and learn from knowledgeable co-workers and cross-collaboration across departments
  • As a team, committing to goals, sharing both success and failures
  • 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)


We have our office at Götgatan in Stockholm.


Send your resume and cover letter as soon as possible to

Collab Live

Music collaborations are taking over the charts with about 50% of the tracks on the top lists being artist and/or producer collaborations. We are currently building real-time collaboration which will enable anyone to make music with anyone around the world.

  • See what your friends are doing as they do it
  • No compatibility issues – it just works
  • Live streams and webinars
  • Enable influencers and artist to engage with fans


High performance engine

Soundation’s development team has worked closely with Google’s WebAssembly and WebAudio teams, to build one of the most powerful web apps out there and increased the performance with 320%. We have started on the journey to of closing the gap towards professional music production tools.

Professional plugins from Propellerhead

In summer 2020 we’ll be launching the world’s first online host for Rack Extensions, the plugin format developed by Propellerheads which will enable professional plugin in an online studio. The first plugin will be Europa, but have more than 500 plugins that are next in line.