System Administrator at Gogo

Posted in Information Technology 8 days ago.

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Location: Broomfield, Colorado

Job Description:


Engineering Broomfield, Colorado


As a Gogo Business Aviation Systems Administrator you will join an exciting team creating solutions and connecting aircraft by growing our production and corporate network infrastructure. You will design, develop and deploy ground-based network solutions to provide products and services to our customers, corporate offices, and internal stakeholders. Additionally, you will work with the latest network solutions working to build the first 5G inflight experience.


How will you make a difference?

  • Implement the features and functionality of Gogo Business Aviation system infrastructure

  • Hands on engineering position, deploying

  • Collaborate with other business units to meet a common goal

  • Build solutions based on business requirements

  • Track project tasks, provide status updates and ensure tasks completed on schedule

  • Troubleshoot network performance and connectivity issues

  • Contribute to process improvements, including researching and introducing new automation tools

  • Guide implementation of best practices for system design/development

  • Contribute to a healthy and collaborative team with a committed work ethic


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field

  • 3-5 in the telecommunications industry, service provider or IT industries

  • Demonstrated experience with network administration

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Strong Implementation and Integration skills

  • Work in a tiered environment (Tier 2 and Tier 3)

Required Skills, Experience and Talents

  • Excellent understanding Linux administration

  • Experience with KVM hypervisor

  • Working knowledge of Open vSwitch

  • Have experience with OPENSTACK and cloud computing

  • Kubernetes and Docker experience

  • Ansible and puppet experience

  • Perl, Python or Shell scripting skills

  • Excellent understanding of Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking

  • Review and deploy Application releases according to best practices

  • Hands-on hardware and software troubleshooting experience

  • Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve software problems on the platform systems

  • Experience with DNS BIND

  • Ability to work in a project-oriented environment

  • Ability to work in a cross functional environment

Desirable Skills, Experience and Talents

  • Exposure to traffic management and monitoring systems a plus

  • Experience with Cisco virtualized infrastructure manager(CVIM)

  • Cisco UCS hardware

  • ELK stack experience is a plus

Compensation: $78,000 - $98,000

Target Annual Incentive: 10% of base compensation

Incentive Stock Program Eligible: No

Benefits: Gogo offers competitive benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage with plans that can fit each employee's needs. We offer an immediate vesting 401k plan, paid time off and volunteer time off. Employees have the option to participate in an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Visit the Careers page on our website for more information at

Gogo is the leading global provider of network and broadband connectivity products and services for the business aviation market. We offer a customizable suite of smart cabin systems for highly integrated connectivity, inflight entertainment and voice solutions. Gogo's products and services are installed on thousands of business aircraft of all sizes and mission types from turboprops to the largest global jets, and are utilized by the largest fractional ownership operators, charter operators, corporate flight departments and individuals.

There are nearly 1,700 business aircraft currently flying with Gogo's AVANCE L5 or L3 installed. As of third quarter earnings reported on Sept. 30, 2020, Gogo had more than 10,000 connected aircraft, comprised of 5,577 aircraft flying with its air-to-ground (ATG) systems onboard, and 4,737 aircraft with satellite connectivity installed. Connect with us at

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.