Job Description

ROLI is a fast-growing design-led technology company. Based in Dalston, London, ROLI focuses in pioneering innovative touch technologies in music and beyond. In September 2013, ROLI launched the disruptive Seaboard GRAND, a revolutionary musical instrument that has received worldwide attention from artists and the press, and customers.

We seek a Software Engineer, responsible for building breakthrough products based on a new approach to technology. With a hands­-on attitude, you will be writing code for our Equator synthesizer.

This position requires experience working in a multi-disciplinary environment and in planning and resourcing software projects. A record of successfully completing commercial software projects is essential. The role also demands some appreciation of the problems of integration with embedded hardware.

ROLI’s software team undertakes an ever­-evolving range of key activities, from mathematical modelling, DSP and embedded Linux work to cross-­platform front­-end design and mobile application development. A familiarity with modern music technology is a plus.

If you have the energy and determination to rapidly advance your career in a fast-growing and fun environment, this is a unique opportunity.


1. WE WANT YOU TO
Take responsibility for the performance and quality of our software
Work as part of a SCRUM Team
Maintain high standards of code design, implementation, test and documentation.
Liaise with other project stakeholders to ensure end-­to-­end quality


2. WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
At least 3 years working with C++
Experience with a range of software development activities, for example, mathematical modelling, DSP, embedded Linux, cross-platform front-end design, mobile application development
Up-to-date knowledge of best software design and development practice
Experience in the field of front-end design - you should have completed at least one major project with a significant UI design.
A sensitivity to the problems of working with embedded systems
A passion for audio, design and technology


3. HIGHLIGHTS
Join a fast­-moving, fast­-growing team with an exceptionally diverse range of skills, interests and talents
Participate in cutting­-edge design and innovation that will change the way people interact with technology
Be a part of the vibrant East London start­up culture
Enjoy a homemade vegetarian lunch provided free everyday, fresh baked bread and limitless home­made GOLDnola, and the regular outpourings of our juicer
Participate in nightly “6pms”--events ranging from trips to the cinema, restaurants, language classes, playing sports with other ROLI team members, cooking classes, jam sessions, games nights and more...
Expand your skill­set in whichever direction you choose in our regular "Hack Cafe" sessions
Save money and take care of yourself when you join our healthcare cash plan
This is a permanent position. Salary is competitive depending on your level of experience. Work will take place in our office and studio in Dalston.

If possible, please provide a code sample of your work, with your application.