Senior Java/Go Engineer – Cloud Ecosystem


Job Description / Skills Required

The Role

On this team you are going to be responsible for helping GoPro build tools that allows our user community to easily manage their GoPro content so they can share their content and personal stories with the world! This means being excited by solving complex problems on a massive scale, with a variety of interdependent solutions. Our software engineers work in tactical teams that have a direct impact on the products they build, to help bring GoPro content to life for millions of GoPro customers and community members all over the globe. We are looking for product delivery-oriented software engineers excited by big problems.

The person in this role will be responsible for building fast and reliable backend services for the GoPro Cloud ecosystem. In this role you will work in the development of Microservices primarily in Golang (note that knowledge of Golang is a nice to have but in lieu candidates are required to have good OOP fundamentals) In addition, we work with the latest technologies: Docker, Kubernetes, GitHub Actions, AWS stack (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, DynamoDB, S3, SQS), Kafka, and we constantly try to be up-to-date with the latest libraries/ technologies/patterns.


Why Work With Us?

Create your own destiny. GoPro enables you and trust 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. We’re excited to empower our employees to live their desired lifestyle and show up as the best versions of themselves.

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



  • Build, maintain and improve Golang applications for the GoPro Cloud ecosystem
  • Maintain the associated CI/CD pipelines for the GoPro Cloud ecosystem
  • Prepare releases to Production
  • Code review colleagues work
  • Architect and design solutions before development starts
  • Document the implemented solution
  • Estimate Level Of Effort
  • Work together with QA, Program and Product to achieve sprint and projects delivery


Skills We’re Excited About

  • Degree in CS, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of overall experience as developer
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience with:
    • Java/Golang programming language
    • Building Backend Applications, architecting components of complex systems, code optimizations/performance, all in a security compliant manner
    • Programming concepts: code structures, memory management, closures, concurrency
    • Packages dependency management 
    • Design and Implement REST APIs
    • Design and implement distributed systems: Messaging, Queues, Workers
    • Nice to have experience with databases: Modeling, CRUD operations, querying SQL and NoSQL databases
    • Nice to have experience with Subscriptions management, Payments processing
  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration such as Amazon ECS/EKS
  • Proficiency in using Git and software integration tools
  • Continuous Delivery (CD) / Continuous Integration (CI) pipeline experience
  • Development experience in an Agile environment
  • Collaborative experience working with engineers and great communication skills
  • Able to analyze and review current functionality to determine potential areas of improvement
  • Must be highly organized, follow good naming convention and loves to keep code nice and clean
  • Strong work ethic with good time management and the ability to work with diverse projects


GoPro Highlights

  • Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual performance-related bonus
  • Gym fee compensation / Live Healthy Wellness Program
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan
  • Excellent healthcare insurance coverage
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • 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.

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