Staff Electrical Engineer – Bluetooth Audio

Shenzhen, CN

Job Description / Skills Required

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


The Role

GoPro is seeking a top-tier candidate to take on the responsibilities of a Staff Electrical Engineer. In this position, you will be responsible for electrical hardware development of consumer-grade camera. You will work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, design, optimization, implementation and test. You must be responsive, flexible, goal-oriented with attentions to details, and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.


What You Will Do

  • Electrical design for wireless (BT/RF) audio product, from the concept to the production, including concept study and electrical specification definition
  • Electrical circuit design, PCB layout review, manage and release electrical bill of materials
  • Participate in, as well as conduct electrical design reviews and collaborate with the cross functional team to accomplish project deliverables
  • Create test requirements documents, define test limits for validating the design to meet functional, quality, reliability, manufacturability, and safety requirements.
  • Conduct design experiment and critical design validation tests, train test teams
  • Track and resolve technical issues working with cross functional teams
  • Reviews and qualifies alternative electrical parts during engineering validation and development stages and supports sustaining engineering in qualify alternative parts after PVT/MP stage
  • Support compliance team to ensure electrical design meet EMC requirements


Skills We’re Excited About

  • MS or BA in electrical engineering or equivalent with 10+ years of experience in electrical design and related field in consumer product
  • Experience in designing electrical system with BLE audio (such as wireless microphone and TWS earbuds)
  • Experience in low-power design with strategies to minimize power consumption in wireless microphone systems, balancing performance with energy efficiency
  • Experience in designing electrical system with Microprocessor, memories devices, high speed transceivers, Wi-Fi, BT and GNSS devices and PMICs
  • Experience in various serial interfaces such as I2C, I2S, SPI, UART, USB 2/3, MIPI, HDMI, DP, PCIe and SLVS-EC etc.
  • Experience in OrCAD CIS schematic, Allegro PCB EDA tool
  • Proven ability in investigating root cause, complex design debugging, and problem solving independently with minimal guidance
  • Familiarity with audio codecs (e.g., SBC, AAC, LE3) and their impact on audio quality, latency, and power consumption.
  • Proficiency in designing RF circuits, antenna matching, and optimizing transmission and reception performance.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English, able to work independently and cross-functionally


Bonus Points For

  • In-depth knowledge of Bluetooth protocols (Classic and Low Energy) and their application to wireless microphones
  • Understanding audio streaming over Bluetooth and reducing audio latency for real-time applications.
  • Familiar with techniques for reducing ambient noise during audio capture to get noise reduction, and familiar with techniques for high dynamic audio quality
  • Experience with audio analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and oscilloscopes
  • Familiar with Bluetooth SIG Certification and understanding FCC, CE, and safety standards
  • Hands on with electrical lab equipment, including High-Speed scopes, Signal analyzers, TDR, etc.


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;
  • Generous time off policy
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual performance-related bonus
  • Gym fee compensation
  • 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.