Senior QA Automation Engineer

Bucharest, RO

Job Description / Skills Required

Location: Flexible (Bucharest) – This role requires proximity to an office location with the flexibility to work from home.

The Role

This role will leverage the candidate’s software quality assurance and programming experience to help design, build, and run automated test tools. The Senior Automation Engineer will be responsible for testing various parts of the GoPro product ecosystem, including mobile and desktop software, but focusing primarily on the video rendering engine at the heart of the GoPro ecosystem. The Senior QA Automation Engineer will work with several different departments in multiple locations to validate test coverage, execute automated and manual tests, and help generate automated quality reports for companywide visibility.  

What You Will Do

  • Help develop tools and tests for highly innovative professional desktop and mobile products
  • Collaborate with Engineers, UX and Product Design to help define and test new features
  • Integrate with a global test team located in San Diego, Bucharest, and Paris
  • Create automated tests for GoPro’s video rendering engine
  • Create detailed software bugs using logs and problem solving ability
  • Generate detailed analysis and automated reports of product quality for distribution

Skills We’re Excited About

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant field
  • 3+ years of experience in the Python/Java programming language
  • Experience with video encoding and decoding on desktop platforms (Windows and MacOS)
  • Relevant experience working in an Agile software development environment
  • Experience in creating automated test frameworks from scratch
  • Familiarity with Linux environment (i.e., bash, CLI)
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Self-motivated 
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies and methodologies
  • Team spirit
  • Good problem-solving skills

GoPro Highlights

  • 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.

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