Embedded Software Engineer

Artiphon is a music technology startup currently expanding our development team in multiple areas. As an Embedded Software Engineer you will be responsible for the design and development of both the architecture and algorithms of compute and sense systems for use in innovative musical creation interfaces across multiple products. Your role will include interacting on a daily basis with mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, and product designers to deliver world-class and highly reliable custom hardware designs.


  • Architect and develop embedded audio and sensing compute platforms.

  • Develop embedded software for use in products and supporting hardware.

  • Perform system-level trades to help guide early product development.

  • Perform early proof-of-concept developments to assess feasibility of key features.

  • Own algorithms and system performance from napkin sketch, through first customer ship, to stable product in marketplace.

  • Occasional international travel required to support production.


  • BSE (MSE preferred) or equivalent and 5+ years experience designing/developing embedded computer architectures, digital audio algorithms, and sensor processing algorithms.

  • Strong grounding in the fundamentals of DSP, experience in bare metal/low-level programming in cost/power/performance constrained systems, and an ability to work towards solving abstract or loosely defined problems.

  • Experience working with small teams in dynamic start-up environments.

  • Digital audio and MIDI experience is highly preferred, musical background a plus.

Job Benefits

  • Get involved on the ground floor with a team developing products that make the future of music creation more accessible.

  • Full-time position with remote working an option. Team members currently located in Nashville, Los Angeles, New York, and Seattle.

  • Position is full-time.

About Artiphon:

Artiphon is reinventing the way people shape sound and express themselves with music. Our products are the basis of an expanding platform that includes hardware devices, mobile apps, software, and content. We are combining the rich tradition of musical disciplines with emerging technologies to create entirely new  categories of products.

If interested, please send a résumé and links to relevant work to jobs@artiphon.com.