Systems Engineer (Developer)

Platform and Services Chennai, India


Position at Gogo Commercial Aviation

Job Description

 The Systems Engineer (Developer) is part of the Corporate IT team and reports to the IT Manager. This role serves the Corporate IT department in fulfilling software designs and development needs for Corporate applications as required by the business. This role will work with other developers, business partners and application owners throughout the software development life cycle. In this role, the individual must be a team player with a keen eye for detail and problem-solving skills and having experience in Agile frameworks and popular coding languages (e.g. JavaScript, Node.js, Angular.js) will be an added asset Having general knowledge on cloud application platforms (ServiceNow), corporate applications and IT system infrastructures is a plus. The goal of this role is to build efficient programs and systems and integrate third-party applications that can serve the entire organization.

  Soft Skills

  •  Communication Skills: You will need effective listening and speaking skills in order to convey instructions to colleagues who are working on projects you are overseeing.
  • Interpersonal Skills: This skill set, which includes social perceptiveness and the ability to coordinate your actions with others' actions, is also essential when dealing with business partners.
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: The former will allow you to determine users' needs and the latter to troubleshoot problems that come up during the development process.
  • Attention to Detail: Ability to pay careful attention to multiple parts of the systems and applications on which you are working.
  • Creativity: As a developer, having the ability to come up with ideas for new applications and systems.


  • Work with developers to design algorithms and flowcharts
  • Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications
  • Integrate software components and third-party programs
  • Verify and deploy programs and systems
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software
  • Gather and evaluate user feedback
  • Recommend and execute improvements
  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting


  • Proven experience as a Software Developer, Software Engineer or similar role
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with software design and development in a test-driven environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Experience with development for, and integration with cloud platforms and SaaS applications
  • General knowledge of Active Directory and standard authentication protocols (SAML 2.0) in regard to development and integration
  • Knowledge of coding languages (e.g. C++, Java, JavaScript, C#) and frameworks/systems (e.g. AngularJS, Git, Node.js)
  • Knowledge of any ERP Application (Microsoft Dynamics NAV will be an added Advantage)
  • Experience with ServiceNow Platform
  • Experience with databases and Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks (e.g. Hibernate)
  • Ability to learn new languages and technologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to balance a wide variety of projects in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to quickly pick up new languages, technologies, and frameworks
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a team of like-minded people
  • Resourceful and proactive in gathering information and sharing ideas
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in web and software development