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Software Engineer

Job Location: Boston, MA


Gibson Brands, Inc. (f/k/a Gibson Guitar Corp), the world’s premier manufacturer of musical instruments and professional audio equipment, is seeking a top-caliber, experienced Software Engineer to work on next generation products within our Cakewalk Division.  As a core member of this dynamic team, one will own and develop large subsystems, as well as help define/refine the feature set of future products.  The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial outlook, a passion for software development, and feels comfortable making tactical design decisions that will directly impact Cakewalk’s product landscape.  The candidate will work within the organization, collaborating with Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Product Management.  This is a true opportunity to help build the future.


  • Architect and design large modules and subsystems with a strong emphasis on object-oriented design
  • Proven designs in several of the following areas:
    • Modern UI
    • Real-time Programming
    • Mobile Development
    • Multithreading
    • Audio Processing / Stream Media
    • Networking / Databases
    • Systems Programming
    • Significant knowledge of Mac OSX/iOS and Windows
  • Plan, estimate and develop projects to deliver on time according to schedule.
  • Work in agile / collaborative way with the team to maintain high quality and minimize defects.
  • Partner with management to carry out the vision of the company
  • Support cross platform development on Mac OSX, iOS and Windows.



  • Minimum 7 years of general software development
  • Background in Multimedia product development 
  • Strong knowledge of C++ and C++ frameworks such as STL, BOOST, JUCE
  • Great communication skills
  • Understanding of Software Design Life Cycle
  • Experience leading projects and/or small teams.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial, risk taking, temperament.

*Gibson offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), vacation and paid time off.

To be considered for this position, please send resume and salary history to and put “Software Engineer - Cakewalk” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.