Satellite Systems Engineer

Engineering Chicago, Illinois


Position at Gogo Commercial Aviation

  • The Satellite Systems Engineer, Sr will oversee, own and resolve complex design issues of a global satellite network and will be responsible to drive issues to closure. This will include project management of technical satellite communications design resolutions that require cross functional team work.
  • Lead the system level design and integration of the RF subsystem into the remote platforms, including STC and installation level support
  • Lead the coordination of troubleshooting and process change of identified systemic high level issues with 3rd party vendors
  • Deployment and configuration control of various satellite platform upgrades to the remote platforms.
  • Work to continuously improve the efficiency of the global satellite network
  • Maintain detailed documentation of global satellite network configuration and decisions.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Extensive proven experience with satellite system troubleshooting.
  • Extensive experience with applicable test equipment. I.E. Spectrum Analyzer, RF Power Meters and Signal Generators
  • Ku & Ka Satellite System theory and design
  • iDirect Platform experience
  • IP Networking
  • Independent problem solving skills
  • Works on complex issues with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite (i.e. Excel, Work, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Possess excellent communication and presentation skills combined with the ability to effectively interact with customers and a diverse range of internal organizations.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • BS EE or 4 year technical degree or equivalent work experience in applicable field
  • iDirect IOM certification, preferred
  • CISCO CCNA Certification preferred

Gogo is the inflight internet company. 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. 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 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled

Gogo participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish. Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish.