Senior Firmware QA Engineer

San Mateo, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

About GoPro

GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in sport, GoPro has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world share itself through immersive content.

GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed

GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate for the Senior QA Engineer role. This position will be responsible for supporting the quality assurance side of GoPro’s next generation camera platforms. The Senior QA Engineer role will work closely with the development team as well as our off shore testing partners to create, manage, and execute test plans and automation test scripts as well as maintain continuous improvements to our bug database. This person will also need to work cross functionally with developers to scope out test plans as well as with our internal automation team to help drive more automation. The ideal candidate will be a proactive self-starter with a deep understanding of consumer devices, have a variety of experiences with embedded systems and possesses great attitude and communications skills.

What You Will Do

Participate in full firmware development cycle, including partners with project stakeholders to ensure the requirement testability and effective test planning.
Participate in all aspects of testing: including sanity, functional, integration, regression and performance testing
Define, develop and implement quality assurance test practices and procedures: Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test cases and Automation Test Scripts.
Enhance comprehensive Test Coverage through Test Review and failure analysis
Develop, implement and maintain quality metrics.
Manage external contractors to augment internal development.
Mentor junior team members on all aspects of testing.

Skills We Are Stoked About

Minimum 5 years of hands-on industry experience developing embedded applications for portable consumer electronics products.
BS in CS or related field.
Deep understanding of software/hardware release cycle.
Must be a proactive self starter.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to lead and conduct meeting, gather status, and make decisions.
Ability to manage testing strategy dynamically by working with development to understand areas of focus.
Ability to assess current test structure and see what can be automated to increase efficiency.
Passion for building and shipping AWESOME products!
Experience with the following are a plus:
Familiarity with Jira.
Worked with a camera device or similar.
Experience with wireless technologies on embedded systems (WiFi, BLE).
Experience executing automated scripts.
Perks

Your own GoPro Camera (Mounts and accessories included)
Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Employee commuter shuttles throughout the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose)
Employee discounts on GoPro products and other industry discounts
Paid Time Off Programs
Medical, Dental & Vision – premiums are fully paid for employees
Life Insurance & Disability Benefits
Company 401(K) Match
LiveHealthy Program – Monthly benefit toward participation in wellness activities
Awesome wellness program including onsite fitness classes, health screenings, farmers market and more!
Subsidized onsite cafeteria
Fully stocked break rooms on each floor!