Moss, Norway

Audio Systems Engineer

Targeted start date: Immediately

1X designs androids built to benefit society. Since 2014, we’ve been building androids with the product design mindset of safety first, balanced performance, and smart behavior. Our mission is to build androids that work alongside people to meet the world’s labor demand and build an abundant society. Our wheeled model, EVE, is engineered to work with you, from guarding to logistics, and our bipedal model, NEO, is designed to become a general-purpose android, with a broad deployment in various applications, and, eventually, assisted living.

Founded in Moss, Norway, 1X has grown into an international team with offices around the globe. 1X envisions a bright new future: humans and androids, working and learning, Side by Side.

What You’ll Get By Joining Our Team

  • You can shape the future of humanoid robots
  • You will have the autonomy to improve all aspects of your technical skills
  • You’ll join an agile and diverse, global team


  • Design and optimize audio systems suitable for STT and teleoperation, ensuring precise and clear audio capture in diverse environments.
  • Engage in hands-on audio hardware prototyping, testing, and refinement, working directly with tools such as oscilloscopes, anechoic chambers, and audio analysis software.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with software teams to implement real-time audio streaming, noise reduction algorithms, and ML-based enhancements on platforms like Linux or ROS.
  • Spearhead field testing initiatives, collecting data in various real-world scenarios, analyzing results, and iterating on the audio system based on feedback and performance metrics.


  • Demonstrated experience in real-world testing of audio systems in diverse environments, collecting feedback, and iterative refinement.

  • Proven ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, ensuring a cohesive audio experience in the end product.

  • Skilled in C++, Python, or Embedded C for DSPs and microcontrollers.

  • Experience with real-time audio streaming on Linux.

  • Expertise in developing and optimizing algorithms for noise reduction, spatial audio, and other essential audio processing tasks.


  • Experience with ML platforms (e.g., TensorFlow) for audio tasks like noise suppression and speech recognition.

  • Knowledge of binaural audio processing for VR; familiarity with Unity or Unreal Engine a plus.

Interview Process

Introduction Stage - Initial conversations to get to know you better

  • [30m] Recruiter Screen with Win Yu
  • [45m] Hiring Manager Screen with Ralf Mayet

Team Interview Stage - we then dive into your experience in more depth and introduce you to members of the team. This is also when you will do a take-home challenge

  • [60m] Technical Deep-Dive conversation with Ralf Mayet and team

Final Interview Stage - we move you to our final round

  • [15m] Expectation management with Ralf Mayet
  • [30m] Conversation with CEO Bernt Øivind Børnich

You are welcome to request additional conversations with anyone you would like to meet, but didn’t get to meet during the interview process.

Not sure if this is you?

If you’re excited about this role, but not sure if you qualify, apply anyway! You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Location: 1XHQ, Moss

Our new headquarter in Moss, Norway, is a short train ride from Oslo. 1XHQ offers food, showers, and outdoor activities. All employees are supported with a comprehensive relocation package to handle all logistics. Join us in Moss, where performance meets great company culture.

Joining our team means becoming a valued member of one of the biggest brands in humanoid robotics, where you'll play a part in shaping the future of Androids.

Working at 1X

The ideas that express our team’s culture and how we work.

Be Nice

Collaboration is our driving force. Our team creates an open, trusting environment where everyone can be their most creative.

Stay Smart

A world-changing team needs the brightest minds in every discipline. This is where people come to work, learn, and grow to their full potential.

Make History

Everything we do gets us closer to one ambitious vision: general-purpose androids helping people around the globe. We believe what we build today will impact generations.

1X is an inclusive and equal-opportunity employer that values diversity. We consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected class. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don't hesitate to let us know during the interview process. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

We're excited to have you on board!

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