Automation Test Engineer

Engineering Broomfield, Colorado


Position at Gogo Business Aviation

As a key member of the Gogo Business Aviation engineering team, the Automation Test Engineer will be responsible for quality assurance and testing of software associated with embedded Linux based data and telecommunications system products. The overall system involves proprietary software/hardware communicating via a wireless link through a satellite network to ground stations. You will be responsible for test case creation, test execution, and test automation development to verify the overall system including the application and embedded software.   Additionally, you will have the opportunity to contribute to enhancement of existing automation framework.

Gogo Business Aviation is committed to the development of full automation test tools and complete automated test environments as a necessity to our success. We understand that to truly scale software development in an Agile world it requires financial and resource commitment to automate regression test capability. We are creating world class automated test environments and we are looking for people that share our vision!      

Do you want to work on the latest technology with people who are experts in their field and have fun working together? 
Come on board the Gogo Business Aviation engineering team!  

How will you make a difference?

  • Verify, validate, and regression test software for features including: wireless telecommunications protocols, Linux networking, and device’s graphical user interface.
  • Create test plans, test scripts and test cases for product validation and bug fixes based on system software requirements;
  • Review, update, and execute existing automated regression tests and analyze results.
  • Identify opportunities to introduce and implement test automation;
  • Identify and effectively troubleshoot software/network problems and implement appropriate corrections;
  • Occasional travel to work with contract developers will be involved.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Engineering
  • 5 + years of Software, Firmware , and/or System testing experience, including çesting (test cases, test environments, resources, and schedule).


Required Skills and Talents

  • Strong QA experience, including formal test documentation and automation scripting
  • Extensive test experience of wireless network.
  • Extensive WEB GUI automation test experience using Selenium WebDriver.
  • Fluency in database administration
  • Knowledgeable of Linux networking and testing of such in an embedded system.
  • Hands-on working knowledge in at least one high-level, object-oriented, general-purpose programming language. Python 2.7 (pytest) preferred


Preferred Skills and Talents

  • Avionics industry and DO-178B experience or knowledge.
  • Unix shell scripting and development in Linux operating system environment.
  • Satellite communication experience.
  • Docker container knowledge and experience.
  • Familiarity with a disciplined rapid software development process, preferably Agile.


Gogo’s worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse group of technologists, marketers, strategists, and any other function you can think of- all working together in extraordinary harmony. And that’s just the beginning.

We connect the aviation industry and its travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared for a dynamic ride with people who are passionate about what they’re building.
Gogo Business Aviation is an equal opportunity employer and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition or disability.  The EEO is the law and is available here.

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