Development Technical Lead ll


(Chicago, Illinois)
Full Time
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About Gogo
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.
The Development Tech Lead will be responsible for understanding a broad view of the Gogo airborne network, its interfaces to the ground and customer services, and evolving the software system architecture to best serve the business needs and road maps.
* Primarily responsible for the Airborne System Software design and development. * 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.
Ideal Candidate
**Qualifications:** * Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering or related technology – advanced degree preferred. * Hands-on experience of software development in an Embedded Linux environment and providing technical leadership of software teams. * A minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience in the telecommunications and/or networking industry preferred. * Strong communication skills including technical documentation, written reports and proposals, development and delivery of presentations and the ability to listen to and communicate effectively with customers and vendors. * Demonstrated ability to lead both on- and off-shore teams effectively. * Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, yet cooperatively in a dynamic, matrixed environment. **Technical competency:** * Strong experience and skill in Object Oriented Design and Implementation. * Strong experience in Embedded Linux environments. * Strong coding (Java, C, C++) and debugging skills. * Strong knowledge of IP networking protocols and technologies. * Experience with database and web technologies. * Knowledge of Fault Management, Service Measurements, and Software System Performance would be a plus * Experience with latest build environments (GitLabs, Jenkins, …) would be a plus. * Experience with releasing products to FAA-regulated market would be a plus


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