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Audio Effects Developer — Audacity
Audacity is a free and open-source digital audio editor and recording application software, available for Windows, macOS, Linux, and other Unix-like operating systems.

Audacity has been downloaded over 200 million times and is used by a diverse audience of musicians, podcasters, researchers, live streamers, and teachers, as well as more casual audiences who just need a simple audio editing tool.

Team Description
You will be joining an international, cross-functional team that is distributed across geographies and time zones. Your team will be a small, creative and driven group of people working together to design and build a cutting-edge audio product that will transform the DAW world. While part of an established and successful company, this team is independent and entrepreneurial, requiring people who passionately approach their work as an immersive lifestyle choice because they love building products that impact people’s lives.

What you’ll do
  • Participate in the development of all aspects of the Audacity software
  • Develop product features within the context of overall business strategy and goals
  • Translate high-level product and technology strategies into clear product engineering roadmap and deliverables
  • Develop according to an iterative process in a continuous deployment model

You Have
  • 3+ years experience developing desktop software
  • 3+ years experience as a C++ developer
  • Strong proficiency with highly optimised audio DSP algorithms
  • Knowledge of audio and acoustics principles
  • Knowledge of mathematical algorithms, mathematical degree would be a huge benefit

Nice to have
  • Familiarity with QT/QML
  • Familiarity with open source project structure and practices
  • Cross-platform software development experience
  • Understanding of basic principles of MIDI and VST
  • Experience working with audio editing or DAW (Logic Pro X, ProTools, Ableton, Cubase, Adobe Audition, Audacity, etc.).
  • Knowledge of the music and audio technology industry, including latest trends and competitive landscape

We Offer
  • Location independence (work where you want)
  • Competitive salary (get paid what you're worth)
  • Paid training (level up your skills)
  • Generous vacations (4 weeks per year)
  • Massive-scale (~500M users of products)
  • Genuine impact (make music accessible for everyone)
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