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28 Aug 2021

Full-Time Experienced Camera Sensor Engineer

GoPro – Posted by sasin San Mateo, California, United States

Job Description

Job Title: Experienced Camera Sensor Engineer

Location: In Office (San Mateo, CA) – This role requires in office work 4-5 days/week.

About GoPro

GoPro makes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories that help the world share itself in immersive and exciting ways.

GoPro is a global movement whose business is driven by shared experiences. We celebrate diversity. We practice inclusion. We foster belonging. We demand equity. And we share the experiences of individuals and communities who also hold these values as core to who they are. From São Paulo to Munich, Silicon Valley to Shenzhen, we are dedicated to building a company that reflects and honors the diverse global communities where we live, work, and play.

The Camera Sensor Engineer is responsible for delivering the “eyes” of our camera and is thus a critically important position in our company. The camera sensor engineer will work cross functionally with the entire engineering team to ensure a sound imaging architecture and flawless integration of image sensors into the camera product is achieved. For example, the engineer will work closely with product management to define features and specification requirements for future sensors, with the hardware engineering team to define operating modes for the camera, with the optics, image quality, and firmware teams to debug and optimize image sensor settings.


What You Will Do

  • Provides features and specifications requirements for new image sensors, and works with vendors through the qualification of new sensors
  • Evaluates and selects image sensors for each GoPro camera
  • Defines and creates image sensor configurations for each camera mode
  • Benchmarks image sensor performance through the product lifecycle
  • Works with the SOC team to define specifications and features for future image signal processors
  • Works with the hardware and firmware teams to develop, test and debug image sensor-related items during new NPI phase
  • Develops procedures and scripts to automate bench testing and improve efficiency


Skills We’re Excited About

  • Bachelor/Graduate degree in a related engineering subject
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in CMOS image sensor applications, bring up, characterization, tuning, and debug
  • Ability to independently analyze and resolve issues
  • Proficiency in MATLAB, C, Python
  • Knowledge of image processing algorithms
  • Strong communication skills with experience creating formal specification documents, and the ability to communicate cross-functionally


GoPro Highlights

  • Get your very own GoPro camera + gear
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance – premiums are 100% paid for employees, 80% 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
  • 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 ranges added below are for Colorado-based hires only and will be dependent on candidate experience. Pay ranges for candidates in other locations other than CO may differ. Pay range: $147,050-$173,000.


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Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 14 days.

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