Quality Analyst, Desktop


Job Description / Skills Required

On this team you are going to be responsible for the software quality assurance experience to help test and deliver the GoPro Desktop software suite.  The Senior Quality Analyst will be responsible for testing parts of the GoPro product ecosystem including desktop player and connect software, as well as firmware for both spherical and non-spherical GoPro cameras.  They will work with departments in multiple locations to lead test planning and bug triaging scrubs, validate test coverage, execute automated and manual tests, and help generate test plans and quality reports for company-wide visibility. 

The person in this role will be responsible developing and testing software in an agile development environment, have knowledge of digital video and video editing tools, using automated test frameworks on desktop and mobile, and have top notch interpersonal and organizational skills to help the QA team execute efficient and effective testing on multiple software projects.


What You Will Do

  • Help test highly innovative professional desktop and mobile products
  • Collaborate with Developers, UX and Product Design to help define and test new features
  • Use and test the GoPro camera as part of the software ecosystem
  • Create and execute test plans for the desktop client applications
  • Integrate with a global test team located in San Diego, Bucharest, and Paris
  • Use automated test tools and manual tests to create detailed bug tickets in JIRA
  • Generate detailed analysis and reports of product quality for distribution


Skills We’re Excited About

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field
  • Experience with video encoding and decoding on mobile and desktop platforms
  • 3+ Yrs Experience working in an agile software development environment
  • Test planning and project management using Jira or similar tool sets
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Familiarity with automated test frameworks for mobile and desktop software
  • Passion for video editing and content creation
  • Knowledgeable in industry standard video codec and Compression formats.
  • Quick learning and problem-solving skills


Bonus Points For

  • Basic automation framework coding knowledge


Why Work With Us?

Create your own destiny. GoPro enables you and trusts you to get your own job done, because we believe that autonomy in role brings out the best in our employees.

Live your best life. We’ve adopted remote and flexible work arrangements to support work at GoPro alongside our commitment to supporting employee wellbeing, belonging and connection with one another.

Work with leading edge technologies. We encourage employees to cultivate and use the latest and greatest technology, to provide the best solutions to serve our customers. We celebrate creative solutions that bring innovation to GoPro technology.


GoPro Highlights

  • Get your very own GoPro camera + gear
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance – premiums are 100% paid for employees, 80% paid for dependents
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Generous time off policy
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for new parents
  • Pre-tax and Roth 401(k) options
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • LiveHealthy monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Innovative remote-friendly wellness classes and events
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional + personal development opportunities, i.e. LinkedIn Learning, technology trainings, certifications, Peer-to-Peer learning, conferences and more
  • Opportunities to get involved in the causes that you care about (annual camera donation + volunteer events)


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.

The pay range for this role is between $84,150 – $146,050. Actual pay within the range is dependent on multiple factors, including your residence location and prior work experience. Equity, benefits, and a discretionary bonus may be additional forms of compensation for this role and are not included in the provided pay range.