Software Development Engineer - Gogo Commercial Aviation

Req ID:  33293
Travel:  None

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 3 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education & experience considered



Your role in helping us shape the future:

You will showcase your DevOps skills to bridge the gap of reducing the gap of real hardware on Test Environment. You will build a test environment for Airline Customers. Keep our Customers work product progressing as they integrate with Dev Environment.Your Projects include vertically scalable virtual test rack on Linux Stack on a Private Cloud.


Are you up to the challenge?

  • Be a leader of system integration efforts ensuring hardware and software compatibility across different Subsystem
  • Collaborate with Product owner and Software Development to create a development environment for Customers to build and integrate software on.
  • Take pride in owning the functionality of inflight connectivity laboratory systems at multiple sites
  • Demonstrate a proactive attitude towards identifying and resolving new development, sustaining engineering, and/or system integration issues


Can you drive these processes?

  • Foster DevOps mindset by staying ahead of technology curve to go all in to keep customer environment on a Continuous Integration (CI) green
  • Embrace the Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise (SAFe) by being an active participant during Program Increments.


You should definitely have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of experience in one or more; Systems Engineering, Software Engineering or other relative experience
  • Understand Cloud based Technology to implement concepts
  • Have a deep knowledge of Network technologies
  • Expert knowledge of Linux Eco system,
  • Exhibit  understanding Packet Processing engine on Linux stack


It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience with Agile development methodology and JIRA


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:

We’re Gogo Commercial Aviation an Intelsat company, the inflight internet company. We believe the internet should do everything it does on the ground, in the sky. Our worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made 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. We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy 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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago