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Senior Embedded Software Engineer - GoPro Camera Firmware

Remote, Romania

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Location: Remote Romania - This role can be performed anywhere in Romania


The Role

GoPro is looking for a passionate and talented senior engineer to join the Firmware Team for developing and improving the camera system. We are looking for an engineer that has experience with various microcontrollers, RTOS based systems and/or Linux native applications.

The role includes understanding the power and thermal architecture of the system and writing control code to have a reliable product firmware. It involves working closely with the hardware engineers to review the schematic and bringing up the board for the new camera system. It also includes supporting the manufacturing teams to do root cause analysis during manufacturing ramp up. The work done will be the foundation platform for building the camera system.


 What You Will Do

  • Research and create proof-of-concepts for future product technologies
  • Develop, Integrate and test Firmware modules for camera products
  • Collaborate with hardware engineers and Product Managers to develop firmware modules that meets product requirements
  • Collaborate with Firmware QA to make releases and fix defects in the lifecycle of firmware development


Skills We’re Excited About:

  • Minimum 5+ years of professional experience
  • Excellent knowledge of C/C++
  • Solid understanding of Operating Systems fundamentals
  • Know-how in working in popular build systems
  • Experience in Embedded systems development and programming
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals and the TCP/IP stack
  • Knowledge of USB, I2C, I2S, UART, and other communication protocols
  • BS (MS/PhD plus) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or related field with 2+ years of experience in hands-on development of Linux or RTOS based embedded systems
  • Expertise in development of Linux kernel and/or RTOS device drivers
  • System performance monitoring and tuning expertise
  • Experience with software debugging
  • Experience in embedded software design and development (preferably on ARM-based platforms)


Why Work With Us?

Create your own destiny. GoPro enables you and trusts you to get your own job done, because we believe that autonomy in role brings out the best in our employees.

Live your best life. We’ve adopted remote and flexible work arrangements to support work at GoPro alongside our commitment to supporting employee wellbeing, belonging and connection with one another.

Work with leading edge technologies. We encourage employees to cultivate and use the latest and greatest technology, to provide the best solutions to serve our customers. We celebrate creative solutions that bring innovation to GoPro technology.


GoPro Highlights

  • Get your very own GoPro camera + gear;
  • Generous time off policy
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual performance-related bonus
  • Gym fee compensation
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • LiveHealthy monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Innovative remote-friendly wellness classes and events
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional + personal development opportunities, i.e. LinkedIn Learning, technology trainings, certifications, Peer-to-Peer learning, conferences and more.
  • Opportunities to get involved in the causes that you care about (annual camera donation + volunteer events)


We strive for the day that no group can be described as underrepresented at GoPro – whether as part of our brand or in our workforce. We are committed to providing a more inclusive, representative, equal, just and happy world. GoPro is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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About Us

GoPro helps the world to capture and share itself in immersive and exciting ways. We are a force for positivity, celebrating all things awesome while inspiring people to pursue their passions.

We celebrate diversity. We practice inclusion. We foster belonging. We demand equity. And we share the experiences of individuals and communities who also hold these values as core to who they are. From Bucharest to Munich, Silicon Valley to Shenzhen, we are dedicated to building a company that reflects and honors the diverse global communities where we live, work, and play.

Founded in 2002 by Nick Woodman, a photo and video enthusiast in search of a better way to film himself and his friends surfing, GoPro has grown into a relentlessly innovative brand loved around the world for its insanely versatile and enabling products.

We are GoPro and we love what we build.

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