Electrical Engineer

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GoPro is seeking a full-time Electrical Engineer in the Product Quality Engineering (PQE) team. The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate with a technical passion for cutting edge consumer electronics or a seasoned electronics technician that has mastered troubleshooting and repair of complex electronic systems to identify root cause and perform failure analysis. This candidate will work with all things related to drones and cameras. S/he will perform failure analysis, track bugs, document findings, write reports and present findings. Most importantly, S/he will be pro-active and propose improvements to the cross-functional technical teams to continuously improve products.

What You Will Do

Troubleshoot electro-mechanical assemblies to the component level
Dis-assemble and re-assemble products, accessories, prototyping, soldering, rework and perform other repair activities
Interface with offsite lab resources for advanced repair activities
Develop tests and experiments as needed to identify failures
Setup and execute electro mechanical reliability tests either locally or offsite (e.g., drop, thermal, shock, vibe, load, cycle, etc.)
Proactively report issues and complete tasks in bug tracking system
Develop Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documentation as needed for improved workflow whether in a lab or production environment
Maintain PQE lab test equipment, calibration and preventive maintenance
Travel up to 10%

Skills We’re Stoked About

BSEE graduate with hands-on experience in troubleshooting hardware down to component level, PCBAs, circuits or systems
Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting consumer electronics
Experience with lab test equipment such as DMM’s, power supplies, oscilloscopes, DAQ and mechanical hand tools
Experience soldering and reworking PCBAs and mechanical assemblies
Self-motivated with a passion for finding root cause
Work independently as well as in teams
Highly detailed and process oriented with a distinct eye on quality
Strong interpersonal skills in written and verbal communication
Able to handle multiple competing priorities


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
Employee commuter shuttles
Fully stocked kitchens with snacks galore

GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer