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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Associate Electrical Engineer
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GoPro | San Mateo, CA
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Job Description

Capture. Create. Share.

This is your life. Be a HERO.

GoPro is seeking a full-time Associate Electrical Engineer in the Product Quality Engineering (PQE) team. The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate with a technical passion for cutting edge consumer electronics or a seasoned electronics technician that has mastered troubleshooting and repair of complex electronic systems to identify root cause and perform failure analysis. This candidate will work with all things related to drones and cameras. S/he will perform failure analysis, track bugs, document findings, write reports and present findings. Most importantly, S/he will be pro-active and propose improvements to the cross-functional technical teams to continuously improve products.

What You Will Do

* Troubleshoot electro-mechanical assemblies to the component level
* Dis-assemble and re-assemble products, accessories, prototyping, soldering, rework and perform other repair activities
* Interface with offsite lab resources for advanced repair activities
* Develop tests and experiments as needed to identify failures
* Setup and execute electro mechanical reliability tests either locally or offsite (e.g., drop, thermal, shock, vibe, load, cycle, etc.)
* Proactively report issues and complete tasks in bug tracking system
* Develop Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documentation as needed for improved workflow whether in a lab or production environment
* Maintain PQE lab test equipment, calibration and preventive maintenance
* Travel up to 10%

Skills We're Stoked About

* ASEE with 2+ years or BSEE graduate with hands-on experience in troubleshooting hardware down to component level, PCBAs, circuits or systems
* Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting consumer electronics
* Experience with lab test equipment such as DMM's, power supplies, oscilloscopes, DAQ and mechanical hand tools
* Experience soldering and reworking PCBAs and mechanical assemblies
* Self-motivated with a passion for finding root cause
* Work independently as well as in teams
* Highly detailed and process oriented with a distinct eye on quality
* Strong interpersonal skills in written and verbal communication
* Able to handle multiple competing priorities


* Live it. Eat it. Love it. - Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro
* Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
* Discounted employee stock purchase plan
* Competitive salary
* 401(K) matching
* Paid time off
* Medical, dental, and vision insurance - premiums are fully paid for employees
* Life insurance and disability benefits
* Employee commuter shuttles
* Fully stocked kitchens with snacks galore

GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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