Software Development Test Engineer - Gogo Commercial Aviation

Req ID:  34421
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:

Using your expertise in cross-platform web application testing creating and using highly automated test frameworks, you will partner with software developers, internal business owners, and other departments to influence the performance of our products. Your ideas will continuously raise the bar – helping us find new paths and technologies to deliver best in class products and services.


Are you up to the challenge?

You have successfully built automation frameworks for desktop and mobile applications using open-source technologies like Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, and you have programming skills in Java, Python, or Ruby. You have a strong sense of responsibility, accountability and passion for technology, quality of work and desire to learn & take ownership. You crave working cross-functionally in a fast-paced, agile environment (SAFe).


Can you drive these processes?

  • Efficiently use CI tools like Jenkins to align with Dev-Ops Deployment process.
  • Build test automation frameworks using Selenium with JAVA & Cucumber to develop, maintain and continuously improve test automation and coverage.
  • Use test management and error management tools like Zephyr and JIRA to collaborate with development engineers to improve testing.
  • Help design and implement load and performance testing.


You should definitely have:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with 1+ years of work experience; or a bachelor’s degree and 3+ years or relevant work experience.
  • Expertise with Test automation of REST API Services using POSTMAN/RestAssured library.
  • Working experience with RESTful services, ideally WebSockets.
  • Hands on experience with tools like Appium and TestNG frameworks for all Webapps, Native & Hybrid mobile applications.
  • Expertise on Source management tools like Git and on build management tools like Gradle.
  • Ability to utilize tools like JMETER for load and performance testing.


It would be nice if you had:

  • Understanding and experience of BDD/TDD strengths and weaknesses.
  • Knowledge on scripting languages such as Python or Ruby
  • Good understanding of relational databases with some experience with SQL and NoSQL.
  • Experience with any third-party cloud-based testing tools, preferably AWS.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, or other container orchestration.
  • Exposure to Onsite/Offshore model and coordinating with the onsite and offshore teams for development.


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