Acoustic 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 while engaged in sports has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world capture and share 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 an Acoustic Engineer to design and test acoustic HW solutions in future cameras. The goal is to keep GoPro cameras the best in action camera sound recording quality, even in challenging recording environments
What You Will Do
Work in a great and collaborative team dedicated to a fantastic audio experience for our customers
Invent, implement and test audio and acoustic HW design in future GoPro cameras.
Work closely with mechanical and electronics engineering teams to define the audio design.
Tune audio processing algorithms to match HW design of each camera.
Define manufacturing tests and interact with the operations team in troubleshooting as needed.
Skills We’re Stoked About
BS, MS or Ph.D, or with proven experience in acoustic design and testing of consumer electronic devices.
Ideally more than 3 years of experience in one or more areas:
Owning the audio performance responsibility in a consumer product
Translating product requirements into acoustic, mechanic and EE design requirements
Selection and Integration of miniature acoustic transducers.
Lab testing of acoustic performance using AP or other audio analyzer
Trouble shooting: trace audible artefacts back to HW or Mechanical design issues
Algorithm tuning and verification on product level
Defining test plans for manufacturing
Matlab, Adobe Audition
Ability to work independently and collaborate with team members and other teams
Fluent in spoken and written English
Willingness to learn and develop new technology
Experience in high volume consumer electronics industry
A passion for good audio!
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!
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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