Build System Engineer (Video Editing Development Environment)

Paris, FR

Job Description / Skills Required

The Role

GoPro delivers a set of world-class, cross platform, video editing applications on iOS, Android, MacOS and Windows that are collectively used by millions of people each month. These tools enable users to easily build incredible videos of their life events and share them with their family and friends.

The Video Engine team provides the cross-platform engines that power each of the GoPro applications. Those tools assemble, filter and create video edits from a variety of user's media. Being part of this team means that you will be at the center of the action, working with artists to create the best video editing experience on mobile and desktop platforms.

What You Will Do

As a Build System Engineer, you will play a leadership role in the team and contribute to the following topics:

  • Ensure a coherent and efficient source, packaging and release system written in Python
  • Work with strong cross-platform constraints
  • Participate to continuous integration and the release process with QA team

Skills We’re Excited About

Candidates for this role should:

  • Be proficient in Python 3 and Shell
  • Understand the challenges of packaging mixed-language projects
  • Have cross-platform experience on desktop (Windows, Linux, macOS)
  • Have experience with cross-compilation on mobile (Android or iOS)
  • Be comfortable with API, ABI and versioning concepts
  • Have a good grasp of containers

Experience in one or many of the following skills is also desirable: 

  • DevOps
  • Cython
  • C++, C
  • Experience with FFmpeg / video formats
  • Experience in 3D rendering (OpenGL, Vulkan, DirectX)
  • Sound processing, image, video

GoPro Highlights

  • Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
  • Subsidized lunch and snacks galore
  • Gym fee compensation
  • Transit benefit – 50% of the applicable public transportation pass
  • Excellent healthcare insurance coverage (Health-premium paid for 70% by GoPro)
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan.
  • Modern Health

We strive for the day that no group can be described as underrepresented at GoPro – whether as part of our brand or in our workforce. We are committed to providing a more inclusive, representative, equal, just and happy world. GoPro is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.