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Job Opening: Java Engineer- Big Data/Cloud Services


Position: Java Engineer- Big Data/Cloud Services
Company: Gogo Commercial Aviation
Location: Chicago IL US

Java Engineer- Cloud Services

Gogo continues to expand its footprint in the in-flight wireless connectivity and entertainment space. We are well on our path to over 3,000 commercial planes and over 10,000 business jets. As we grow in scale, the types of services and applications we can develop continue to expand so we are seeking additional talent to join our ever-growing team.

This position is for a Java Engineer who will help us design and develop our next generation airline services platform. We are building a globally deployed platform for our customers using some best-in-class, open-source code such as Spring Cloud Netflix and leveraging features such as Archaius, Hystrix, and Zuul. In addition you will hep us develop Spark applications.

We have a progressive, forward thinking DevOps team and believe in developer empowerment. As a developer, you will have access and capability to deploy your code into production on your own terms using leading edge tooling with Netflix Spinnaker and our recently open-sourced, Gogo Foremast, enabling single click deploys.

This role requires strong Java and Spark skills and a solid understanding of building and deploying micro-services as well as a good understanding of data related technologies.

Key responsibilities

Design and develop globally deployed cloud based solutions with high availability.

Required Skills & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline

3+ years of in-depth development experience with Java .

Experience building highly scalable distributed systems .

Web Services , W eb APIs , and micro-services .

Big Data ( Hadoop or Spark )

Solid experience with SQL and NoSQL based solutions.

Bonus Skills & Experience

Reactive programming – RxJava, Akka Play.

AWS deployments

Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR)

Experience working in a DevOps environment with continuous deployments.

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 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 participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish . Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish .

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