Optics Test Engineer | GoPro

Date Posted: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Position Location: 
San Mateo, Calif.
Job Description: 

Optics Test Engineer
Engineering | San Mateo, CA, United States
Contract Position with Potential for Full Time Hire

The Company:
GoPro is the world's leading activity image capturing company. GoPro produces the famous HERO® line of wearable and gear‐mountable cameras and accessories, making it easy for people to capture and share life’s most exciting moments. GoPro's products are sold through specialty retailers in over 40 countries and online at www.gopro.com. No more missed footage because the camera was stuffed in the backpack or left in the car. Finally, get the shot that makes you look like a HERO...GoPro.

Position Purpose:
GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate for the Optics Test Engineer. The position will be responsible for ensuring the quality of the camera system optical components. The Optics Test Engineer will collaborate with the Imaging Systems team to evaluate and test lens designs, test lens samples, and participate in the qualification and test of most GoPro optical systems. The Optics Test Engineer will capture data in a variety of test environments and compile and present test results. This position will also require the extensive use and maintenance of state of the art optical measuring equipment. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of digital camera systems and ability to analyze results to develop improvement plans.
Key Position Accountabilities:
• Capable of leading and performing objective/subjective test evaluations of optical components
• Capable of performing data analysis
• Ability to support lens/camera manufacturing in Asia
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Desire use, maintain, select and enhance state of the art optical test equipment

Qualifications:
• B.S. Degree in Optical Engineering
• Excellent organization skills, strong attention to detail
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Must have the ability to travel ~10% in Asia
• Software skills: Microsoft Office, Matlab, Zemax or Code V

Preferred:
• Working knowledge of camera systems
• Basic coding skills (VB,C, C++, etc.)

Contact: 

If interested, send your résumé to Elizabeth Martin at emartin@gopro.com.