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Staff Software Engineer – Advanced Technology

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Job Title: Staff Software Engineer – Advanced Technology

Location: Remote USA - This role can be performed anywhere from the United States.

The Role

The Advanced Technology is responsible for developing our core libraries to enable more capabilities in our ecosystem of video and media editing tools. Responsibilities include researching innovative techniques, implementing / maintaining these through clean APIs, profiling / optimizing critical sections, and utilizing key technologies for users to be able to create engaging and compelling edits with their media.

What You Will Do

  • Focus on building cross-platform libraries for macOS, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android.
  • Research and develop optimal techniques implementation to meet stakeholders requirements (visual/audio effects, machine learning, etc).
  • Establish and drive quality-first, continuous improvement practices to achieve key business objectives.
  • Manage and distribute libraries releases internally to different teams.
  • Work closely with Project Managers and partner engineering teams to align project priorities and schedules, provide work estimates, and identify and mitigate risks.

Skills We’re Excited About

  • Computer Science Degree or similar technical degree.  
  • 8+ years of work experience in software development with a proven history.
  • Proficient in C++.
  • Familiar with building abstractions over platform specific technologies.
  • Experience with audio APIs and digital signal processing.
  • Experience with building with CMAKE and using Jenkins or other build tools.
  • Development experience in an Agile environment.
  • Experience with Git, continuous integration, and automated build tools.
  • General interest with audio, photo, and video editing / streaming.

GoPro Highlights

  • Get your very own GoPro camera + gear
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance – premiums are 100% paid for employees, 80% paid for dependents
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Generous time off policy
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for new parents
  • Pre-tax and Roth 401(k) options
  • 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
  • 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.

GoPro requires that all onsite visitors and workers be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Roles that are designated as remote do not require vaccination to perform the role but will not be permitted to visit GoPro’s office locations if unvaccinated. An exception to this rule may be made if you qualify for an approved accommodation. 

The ranges added below are for Colorado-based hires only and will be dependent on candidate experience. Pay ranges for candidates in other locations other than CO may differ. Pay range: $132,600-$156,000.

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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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