Senior Cross-Platform Software Engineer


Job Description / Skills Required

On this team you are going to be responsible for extending and maintaining core software that is at the heart of GoPro’s software ecosystem. The Senior Cross-Platform Software Engineer is responsible for developing software and tools integrated into mobile apps, desktop apps, the GoPro cloud, and GoPro cameras. The ideal candidate is proficient with a variety of platforms, programming languages, tools, and build systems, and has experience working in an agile software development environment.

The person in this role is responsible for building high-quality, well-tested libraries and tools that work on many platforms. They work with platform-specific teams to integrate these libraries and tools to create a cohesive software ecosystem that helps people cherish their most precious memories.

What You Will Do

  • Design, build, test, and maintain cross-platform software used by client application development teams
  • Work on a wide variety of platforms (desktop, mobile, cloud, embedded)
  • Continually improve the craftsmanship and reliability of the code
  • Improve the software engineering system (how software is managed, integrated, and built)


Skills We’re Excited About

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field
  • 3-5 years of experience working in a cross-platform software development environment using C++ and at least one other programming language


Bonus Points For

  • Proficiency in “modern” C++ (C++11 and newer)
  • Familiarity with the CMake meta-build system
  • Experience developing apps on Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, and Android platforms
  • Strong git skills including github actions
  • Ability to write in one or more scripting languages
  • Comfortable with Java, Kotlin, Swift, Objective C, C#, and Python
  • Comfortable with Xcode, Visual Studio, and Android Studio
  • Experience working with photo, video, or audio media
  • Experience with networking concepts including HTTP, REST, Wifi, BLE, HLS, PTP
  • Passion for photography / videography
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills


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, 90% 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 $113,050 – $194,350. 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.