Senior Embedded Software Engineer – GoPro Camera Firmware


Job Description / Skills Required

Location: Remote Romania – This role can be performed anywhere in Romania

The Role

GoPro is looking for a passionate and talented senior engineer to join the Firmware Team for developing and improving the camera system. We are looking for an engineer that has experience with various microcontrollers, RTOS based systems and/or Linux native applications.

The role includes understanding the power and thermal architecture of the system and writing control code to have a reliable product firmware. It involves working closely with the hardware engineers to review the schematic and bringing up the board for the new camera system. It also includes supporting the manufacturing teams to do root cause analysis during manufacturing ramp up. The work done will be the foundation platform for building the camera system.

 What You Will Do

  • Research and create proof-of-concepts for future product technologies
  • Develop, Integrate and test Firmware modules for camera products
  • Collaborate with hardware engineers and Product Managers to develop firmware modules that meets product requirements
  • Collaborate with Firmware QA to make releases and fix defects in the lifecycle of firmware development

Skills We’re Excited About:

  • Minimum 5+ years of professional experience
  • Excellent knowledge of C/C++
  • Solid understanding of Operating Systems fundamentals
  • Know-how in working in popular build systems
  • Experience in Embedded systems development and programming
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals and the TCP/IP stack
  • Knowledge of USB, I2C, I2S, UART, and other communication protocols
  • BS (MS/PhD plus) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or related field with 2+ years of experience in hands-on development of Linux or RTOS based embedded systems
  • Expertise in development of Linux kernel and/or RTOS device drivers
  • System performance monitoring and tuning expertise
  • Experience with software debugging
  • Experience in embedded software design and development (preferably on ARM-based platforms)

GoPro Highlights

  • 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 camera + gear;
  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual performance-related bonus;
  • Gym fee compensation;
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan;
  • Professional + personal development opportunities, i.e. LinkedIn Learning;
  • 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.