Head of Advanced Engineering Group
GoPromakes 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 equality. And we share the experiences of individuals and communities who also hold these values as core to who they are. From So 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.
GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate to take on the responsibility as, Head of Advanced Engineering Group. This is a new position within the company, and this person must have a strong system architecture background.
You will be responsible for developing the system architecture for GoPros future, exciting, consumer product line. As the technical partner working closely with the product management and business teams, you drive tradeoff analyses involved in the various product concepts being evaluated and propose options for concepts that may have little precedent. The key deliverable is a system architecture specification, considered across eco-system deliverables and a well-defined ERD for each product under consideration. You help translate the user requirements into product requirements, define and select the key components and provide relevant risk guidance for the Advanced Engineering team.
Ideally, but not exclusively, a M.S. or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering is highly desirable along with 10+ years of experience in designing and developing advanced hardware for high-speed digital systems. The candidate needs to be a technical leader with successful time management and excellent communication skills. Occasional travel to Asia may be required.
Lead the Advanced Engineering group in product feasibility and conceptual analysis
Gather business and functional requirements from external/internal customers, and translate requirements into technical specifications and architectures that are robust, scalable and supportable
Perform architecture feasibility analysis and make recommendations to senior management regarding product architecture options
Develop and document architecture specifications that serve as the reference for engineering and execution
Serve as technical lead throughout the full product execution lifecycle, end-to-end, from scoping, planning, conception, design, implementation and testing, to documentation, delivery and maintenance
Provide design and validation reviews for other engineers, including feedback on architecture and design issues, as well as integration, performance and scalability.
Help drive technology roadmaps in areas of expertise to drive innovation and meet the needs of the long term product roadmap.
Skills Were Stoked About
M.S. or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or similar.
10+ years experience in digital camera systems hardware development.
Experience leading teams in high-speed digital camera hardware design.
Solid knowledge in and experience with image sensors, image processing chips, high-speed PCB design, power management, WIFI, 3G, 4G, USB, HDMI, etc...
Ability to work with cross-functional teams
Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
Discretionary Time Off
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for new parents
Medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums are 100% paid for employees, 80% paid for dependents
Life insurance and disability benefits
Employee commuter shuttles
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.