JavaScript Lead Software Developer

Engineering Broomfield, Colorado


Position at Gogo Business Aviation

The Gogo Business Aviation JavaScript Lead Software Developer will be the technical leader of the portal Front End team!  You will design and code the front end of our portal web application to provide ground based services to our airborne products.  You will also provide coaching and mentoring of the junior developers on the team.

COME ON BOARD the Gogo Business Solutions team!

How will you make a difference?

  • Front end software developer who can contribute to client side technologies.
  • Developing user interfaces, experiences
  • 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 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 tests your code.
  • Contribute to a healthy and collaborative development team with a “Get it Done” work ethic.
  • Proven ability to negotiate timeline and architecture across functional teams.


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years of experience with JavaScript
  • 2+ years of experience as a Lead

Required Skills, Experience and Talents

  • Expertise in front-end development with experience building APIs.
  • An understanding of best practices regarding web scalability, performance and security.
  • Experience with front end web frameworks (React, Angular, Vue, Ember, etc).
  • Experience with TDD and relevant TDD frameworks.
  • Talent for coaching and mentoring more junior developers.
  • Passion to learn new technologies.

Desirable Skills, Experience and Talents

  • UI design and/or user experience design experience.
  • Experience with continuous integration and cloud hosting (e.g. AWS, Azure, etc).
  • Experience and/or interest in telecommunications and/or aviation industries.

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.