Development Technical Lead

Engineering Chicago, Illinois


Position at Gogo Commercial Aviation

Development Technical Lead – Responsible for the Airborne System Software design and development using Object Oriented Design and Implementation, knowledge of IP networking protocols and technologies and database and web technologies. Responsible for evolving and scaling the platform for any WAN technologies (ATG/ ATG4/ Ku/ 2Ku/ etc.). Responsible for delivery of application technology solutions and data information planning efforts. Able to develop and maintain scalable, modular, portable software for the Gogo Airborne Broadband System running on a target platform of Embedded Linux solutions. Perform technical design reviews, code reviews, and system test reviews. Define application scope and objectives and prepare the technical and/or design specifications from which software will be developed by a team of developers. Interface with the Systems Engineering & Architecture teams to understand and influence project requirements. Interface with the business teams to understand the services and revenue-generating plans. Interface with the operations teams to understand the challenges to keep the business running. Leads pertinent vendor evaluation and analysis.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or foreign degree equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology or Engineering and five years’ experience in position offered or five years’ experience in IT, telecommunications or networking industry.

Special requirements: Experience with Object Oriented Design and Implementation, Java and debugging skills, knowledge of IP networking protocols and technologies and database and web technologies.

Employer & Work Location: Gogo, 111 N Canal Street, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60606

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