LEAD JavaScript Developer

Engineering Broomfield, Colorado


Position at Gogo Business Aviation

The Gogo Business Aviation LEAD JavaScript Software Developer will be a member of the Business Solutions team!  You will design and code the front end of our portal web application to provide ground based services to our airborne products.

COME ON BOARD the Gogo Business Solutions team!

How will you make a difference?

  • Develop JavaScript and CSS for browser applications
  • Developing web services consumable by single page web applications and mobile devices
  • Hands on Development Position – 70% of time coding.
  • Provide Level of Effort estimates for requirements.
  • Track project tasks, provide status and ensure tasks completed on schedule
  • Troubleshoot defects and code resolutions
  • Contribute to a healthy and collaborative development team with a “Get it Done” work ethic
  • Contribute to process improvements, including researching and introducing new development tools
  • Guide implementation of best practices for application design/development
  • Strong XP/SCRUM/Agile work ethic – Ability to contribute productively to a fast paced development team, delivering demonstrable code in 2 week increments
  • Ability to comprehensively unit test of your code


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience with front end software development
  • 2+ years of experience leading software development projects

Required Skills, Experience and Talents

  • Experience developing with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and general Web 2.0 techniques like React, Angular and Node.js
  • Proficient using CSS preprocessors like Stylus or Less
  • Experience with Javascript unit testing using tools like Mocha.js, Chai.js, and Sinon.js
  • Familiarity with Javascript build tools like Brunch, Grunt, Gulp etc
  • Strong skill in designing and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Experience using SCM tools such as Git. Understanding of the Gitflow workflow
  • Enjoy mentoring junior team members

Desirable Skills, Experience and Talents

  • Experience with Java, Spring, and Jersey
  • Has developed single page Javascript applications
  • Experience and/or interest in the Airline and/or Telecommunications


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.