Engineer, Software Development - Gogo Commercial Aviation

Req ID:  34141
Travel:  Less than 10%

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 3 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education/experience not considered



Your role in helping us shape the future:

Our Software Development team is seeking a skilled software developer to help with the development of our current projects. You will be working in a dynamic and vibrant SAFe Agile framework that sustains and drives faster time-to-market, increases in productivity and quality.


Are you up to the challenge?

  • You will build and extend the existing Micro Services on Airborne Platform
  • You shall demonstrate strong knowledge Java, Python Development on Linux System.
  • You’ll have hands-on experience on Junit
  • You will demonstrate knowledge of git, bash scripts and CI/CD pipeline
  • You will work with customers or departments on technical issues including software system design and maintenance.
  • You will help with testing and validation procedures


Can you drive these processes?

To be successful in this role, you will need hands-on knowledge of programming languages and the software development life-cycle. Your duties will primarily revolve around building software by writing code, as well as, modifying software to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces


You should definitely have:

  • 3 – 8 Years of software development experience in a professional environment.
  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science or related degree is required.
  • Java/J2EE Developer with expertise in AWS, Linux, Restful APIs and Docker for containerization
  • Experience with Unit Integration testing frameworks like Junit
  • Hands-on expertise with application design, software development and automated testing
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire team members to drive collaboration and alignment
  • Good working knowledge of git, bash scripts and CI/CD pipeline.


It would be nice if you had:

  • Familiar with Agile or other rapid application development methods
  • Good to have experience with No SQL DB and Kafka
  • A minimum of 1 year of Spring/Hibernate experience, including Springboot


What it’s like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

•           We emphasize personal and professional growth

•           Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training

•           Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture



About Us:

Gogo Commercial Aviation, an Intelsat company is the inflight internet company, recently acquired by Intelsat, the world’s largest satellite network operator. Our offerings bring worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services that make internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse and mission-minded group of professionals all working together in extraordinary harmony. And that’s just the beginning. We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy, Metra and L-friendly environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared to join a performance-obsessed team that is passionate about bringing the internet to every device, every flight, everywhere.


  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.
  • Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled

Nearest Major Market: Chicago