Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Ecosystem


San Mateo, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/13/2021
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  • Company Address: 3000 Clearview Way, San Mateo, CA, 94402

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.

Job Description

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.

About Cloud Engineering

Cloud Engineering at GoPro is responsible for the backend micro-services platform that powers our front-end experiences and device interactions. We are building a globally distributed platform that enables our customers to capture, curate, edit and share their life’s experiences. We are agile, ship software on a regular cadence, and own the quality of the service and user experience. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality services that generate measurable business value.

The Cloud Engineering group is growing its cloud engineering team to help achieve its vision of developing and operating a world class platform that operates cost-effectively at Internet scale. This includes various subsystems for Identity and Access Management (IDAM) and a global subscriptions platform.

What You Will Do

  • Architecting improvements and introducing new functionality to the GoPro Plus ecosystem
  • Design and build a suite of cloud based micro-services that have complex interdependent and multi-nodal interactions, supporting tens of thousands of simultaneous users across the globe
  • Own the service from design to implementation and operation, working in two week sprints with continuous integration
  • Participate in cross-functional discussions to help define the product
  • Enhance and maintain our internal frameworks and tools to enable rapid development
  • Take ownership of projects that matter from technical design to implementation
  • Code in Ruby and Go

Skills We’re Excited About

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science from an accredited university, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience developing and scaling services in a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) environment
  • Demonstrable ability to plan and execute complex software solutions using agile methodologies
  • Ability to mentor other engineers on the team and across the organization
  • In-depth understanding and demonstrable coding skills in Ruby or Go
  • Collaborative experience working with Product Managers and other engineers
  • Development experience in an Agile environment

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)

Location: San Mateo, CA or Remote USA

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.


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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.