Software Engineer, Media

San Francisco, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

GoPro’s versatile cameras and accessories enable people to self-capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves enjoying their favorite activities. From extreme to mainstream, GoPro’s HERO® line of wearable and gear-mountable capture devices are transforming the way consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals capture, manage and share meaningful photo and video content. Based in San Mateo, California, GoPro’s products are sold through more than 25,000 stores in over 100 countries worldwide and direct via GoPro.com. GoPro branded content is shared and enjoyed by millions of people on popular media channels such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo and YouTube.

GOPRO® and HERO® are trademarks or registered trademarks of GoPro, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

What You’ll Do

GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate for our open Software Engineer position. The Software Engineer is responsible for researching, designing, implementing, and testing software. We are looking for an awesome, fun, smart, hardworking, creative, friendly, responsible person in order to effectively help GoPro execute on company vision, create great products, and make a great working environment. You will need to follow industry best practices when implementing software.

Skills We Are Stoked About
At least 2 years of professional experience (or equivalent) programming with Ruby, Go, Python or Java
Speaking intelligently and with authority about a variety of technology topics
Experience developing and scaling services in a SOA
Experience with multiple types of data stores
Comfort with a *nix terminal, SSH, etc.
Bonus Skills We Are Stoked About
Video ingestion and/or transcoding experience
Systems administration experience
Amazon Web Services (S3, SNS, SQS, ETS, Lambda, etc.)
Knowledge of digital media compression and delivery formats
Interesting or unusual languages like Elixir, C, C++, C#, etc.
Perks
See your content used by millions of people worldwide
Competitive rate
Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan
Competitive salary
401(K) matching
Paid time off
Medical, dental, and vision insurance – premiums are fully paid for employees
Life insurance and disability benefits
Fully stocked kitchens with snacks galore