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 looking for a top tier candidate for the Lead Hardware Engineer role. This position will be responsible for designing and developing the electrical hardware of new and derivative camera products. This position requires solid board level design skill as well as system integration expertise. The Senior Hardware Engineer will work closely with cross functioning teams, our partners and suppliers to deliver high quality products. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

What You Will Do

Investigate, study, and select critical components.
Perform schematic capture and review, PCB design review, and electrical BoM release.
Develop hardware validation plans and review test results.
Bring up, analyze, validate, and characterize hardware design. Determine performance characteristics and document into engineering documentation.
Participate in technical discussion and collaborate with the cross functioning team such as mechanical, firmware, product design, document control, and program management during the product development phase.
Support products from initial concept through manufacturing bring up

Skills We’re Stoked About

Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
At least 7 years of experience in electrical hardware development.
Experience in designing digital hardware system with MCU, Microprocessor, DSP, highs speed memories (LPDDR/eMMC), and High Speed transceivers.
Experience in various bus architectures and interfaces such as USB(2/3/Type C), SDIO, MIPI, and HDMI
Experience in low power design, power conversion, and battery management.
Proven ability in analyzing root cause, complex design debugging, and problem solving with engineering test equipment.
Proven ability to work independently with minimal guidance and ability in handling multiple tasks.
Ability to work cross‐functionally along with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience in any of following areas will be added advantage: WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, CMOS image sensor architecture, EMI/EMC/ESD compliance, and Signal Integrity analysis.
Experience in hardware product development with organization developing portable consumer devices is a plus.

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.