Senior RF Engineer


Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description
About GoPro
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 Bucharest 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.
Are you a hands-on wireless design engineer? Love to get your hands dirty to create cool and innovative products that allow others to share their passions? If so, then read on!
GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate to take on the responsibilities of aSenior Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer. This position will be responsible forimplementation of wireless technologies in GoPro products. Working closely with core team, you will help to design and validate the product from concept to prototype to mass production. This position will involve working cross-functionally with other engineering teams in design of GoPro products.
The idealcandidate will have an in-depth understanding of WiFi, Bluetooth and GNSS technologies. You will have experience in both design and verification of these systems, or similar wireless technologies in mobile products. In addition, having a solid understanding of receiver desense mitigation techniques would be a great asset. You communicate well, both verbal and written; able to present ideas clearly to teams within the organization.
What You Will Do
Design low cost wireless solutions for portablecameras, camera accessories and other wireless products such that they meet product requirement specifications.
Create schematics, drive placement of RF circuitry, and work closely with PCB layout team to create solid RF designs.
Utilize simulation tools to assist design activities.
Take an active, leading role in design reviews with cross functional engineering teams such as mechanical, electrical, firmware, software, and product ID team, to ensure wireless performance is met.
Develop detailed documentation, such as wireless test plans, and drive existing, as well as new processes, to ensure high quality products.
Execute rigorous and methodic design testing and optimization.
Support EMI and RF de-sense mitigation activities.
Support regulatory and certification activities related to wireless technologies.
Support manufacturing; bring-up and debug prototypes; workclosely with development partners and lead technical assignments ofour design partners or vendors.
Review design data collected during in-house testing as well as factory build data.
Perform failure analysis during development phases and troubleshoot fieldreturn issues.
Continue improving product quality and assess new wireless technology solutions for GoPro products.
Skills We're Stoked About
Bachelor Science or degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.
5-10 years of experience in RF hardware development with extensive lab testing.
Familiarity with design and testing of wireless technologies such as WiFi, Bluetooth, GNSS, MIMO or LTE technologies is an asset
Understanding of RF front-end, transceiver and system architecture,components, and specifications.
Strong experience using RF simulation tools like ADS, Genesys or CST for circuit and 3D EM simulations.
Familiar with schematic creation and PCB design tools; OrCAD and Cadence Allegro is an asset.
Proven ability in analyzing root cause, complex design debugging, and problem solving.
Knowledge of system level debugging such as receiver de-sense mitigation techniques to improve receiver performance.
Experience with board bring-up, calibration, and supporting pre-certification RFtesting.
Demonstrated successful design, development and production of low cost, space constrained, consumer electronics.
Familiar with the design process from concept through board developmentand system integration.
Understanding of EMC/EMI testing for regulatory compliance andcertification including SAR.
Experience with regulatory requirements and process for wirelessconsumer devices, such as FCC, ETSI, PTCRB, etc.
Proven ability to work independently with little direction as well as multi-task
Ability to work cross-functionally along with strong interpersonal andcommunication skills.
Experience with leading and mentoring more junior engineers.
Comfortable in giving presentations to other engineering teams and management.
GoPro Highlights
Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
Pre-tax and Roth 401(k) options
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
LiveHealthy gym reimbursement
Innovative wellness programs and on-site fitness classes
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.