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Staff Firmware Engineer

San Mateo, United States

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Job Title: Staff Firmware Engineer


  • Flexible (San Mateo) - This role requires proximity to an office location with flexibility to work remotely 2-3 days/week with manager approval.

The Role

You will be responsible for designing and developing the for GoPro’s future, exciting, consumer product line.

What You Will Do

  • Firmware design and development on GoPro's next generation camera platforms
  • Work closely with the system architect and Electrical team to define, implement and maintain driver firmware modules that integrate with camera middleware, application, and UI framework.
  • Work closely with Electrical, Manufacturing teams and/or chip vendors to bring up the camera hardware builds
  • Support research, investigation, and prototyping of new firmware for next generation camera platforms.

Skills We’re Excited About

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Electrical/ Computer Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in designing and developing advanced embedded software for complex consumer electronics embedded systems.
  • 5+ years of experience in any or combination of the following - MCU RTOS firmware design, PMIC design, and Battery.
  • Low level interfaces like I2C, SPI, eMMC, SDIO, I2S, USB, HDMI
  • Board bring-up and system-level integration experience
  • Experience in schematics review
  • Experience with equipment such as digital scope and logic analyzer
  • Experience programming with C
  • Must possess excellent debugging skills and have familiarity with common debugging tools, including JTAG.

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. Vaccination is not required to perform this role, but you will not be permitted to visit GoPro’s office locations if you are unvaccinated. An exception to this rule may be made if you qualify for an approved accommodation. 


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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