Gogo Business Aviation
Gogo Business Aviation is the leading global provider of inflight connectivity solutions for business aircraft

Systems Engineering Manager

Sorry, this job was removed at 10:14 a.m. (MST) on Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Find out who's hiring in Greater Denver Area.
See all Developer + Engineer jobs in Greater Denver Area
By clicking Apply Now you agree to share your profile information with the hiring company.

Gogo Business Aviation seeks a thoughtful, collaborative, and highly accountable leader to co-manage the System Engineering team. The Systems Engineering Manager will oversee, manage, and ensure the team's success. This position will be part of a tightly integrated development team, bringing together cross-functional groups throughout the product development lifecycle.
The systems engineering team is a core pillar of the Gogo development process. It encompasses distilling product requirements and asks into development requirements and architectures, supporting cross-functional teams through their development, certification, and transition into production and manufacturing. What you and your team accomplish is not the only measure of success; it's also about how you get the job done.
Do you want to be a driving force behind the technology connecting the skies above to the world below? Then please read on!
How will you make a difference?
Mission Minded: We are united by a shared mission

  • Proactively manage all aspects of the System Engineering function, which encompasses architecture development, requirements analysis, and use of driven documentation for complex aircraft and ground business systems
  • Ensure compliance to AS9100, DO-178, and DO-254 process
  • Anticipate, adapt, and guide the team through changing priorities
  • Demonstrate the ability to swarm systems engineering tasks and deliverables to augment the team when required

Extraordinary Harmony: We gain confidence and establish trust

  • Demonstrate emotional intelligence by recognizing sources of conflict, brainstorming win-win solutions, and settling disputes with minimal disruption
  • Establish close cross-functional team relationships to ensure the Systems Engineering team deliverables fully enable all teams
  • Hold cross-functional teams accountable for providing precise product requirements and supporting data to allow the Systems Engineering team to achieve their goals

Performance Obsessed: We are tireless in the pursuit of excellence

  • Take down barriers, advocate for, and take part in your team's successes and opportunities through accountability and communication
  • Hire, motivate, train, mentor, and develop exceptional Systems Engineers through charisma, listening, inclusion, and collaboration
  • Represent the Systems Engineering Function during quarterly PI planning by vetting product asks, resource and capacity planning, and effectively communicating the Systems Engineering team's commitments

Bold Problem Solvers: We are ambitious and courageous

  • Champion your team's ability to think outside the box and push technical boundaries by understanding setbacks and strategizing together to reposition and move forward
  • Articulate how each of your team members' function impacts the company by providing a line of sight to the company's overall objectives


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering fields or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of hardware, software, or avionics system development experience
  • 2 years of direct, hands-on people management experience
  • Willing to get through on boarding in the office 5 days a week and after, having the flexibility to be hybrid 3 days a week in the office

Required Skills, Talents & Experience

  • Avionics industry, DO-178/DO-254, and/or DO-160/MIL-STD experience
  • In-depth familiarity with systems engineering and product development processes
  • Knowledge and experience in hardware and software development process
  • Thorough Validation and Verification experience
  • Passion for mentoring and coaching engineers

Preferred Skills, Talents & Experience

  • Industry experience in telecommunications systems
  • Satcom and/or 4G LTE/5G experience

We love work-life balance as much as you do! Gogo Business Aviation is a place that values our employees' time both in and out of the office. Our employees enjoy a hybrid in-office and work-from-home environment designed to give you the flexibility and space to collaborate with your team effectively while building the strong relationships that are a hallmark of our culture.
Equal Pay Disclosure(s)
Base Pay:
132,000.00 - 165,000.00 USD Annual
Target Annual Short-Term Incentive:
Bonus Plan at 15% (% of Annualized Base Pay)
Eligible for Incentive Stock Program:
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 www.gogoair.com/careers.
--- --- ---
Gogo is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, working in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept of 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 (English and Spanish). Right to Work Statement (English and Spanish).

See More
Apply Now
By clicking Apply Now you agree to share your profile information with the hiring company.

What are Gogo Business Aviation Perks + Benefits

Gogo Business Aviation Benefits Overview

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that provides the care you and your family need in order to lead healthy and productive lives. Some of the unique offerings we have include: company-sponsored events for you and your family like our Crawfish Boil and golf tournament; company equity for all employees; discretionary time off for exempt employees; mental health and wellness programs; equity grants for high performers, and more!

Volunteer in local community
Gogo Business Aviation participates in local volunteer activities with organizations that benefit our community & are meaningful to our employee like A Precious Child & Veterans Community Project.
Partners with nonprofits
Gogo Business Aviation partners with non-profits such as A Precious Child, Broomfield FISH, Veterans Community Project, and additional efforts through our Employee Resource Groups.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
In 2022, Gogo Business Aviation launched Employee Resource Groups to support and nurture our diverse team, like Pride at Gogo, Women of Gogo, and more.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

More Jobs at Gogo Business Aviation

Apply Now
By clicking Apply Now you agree to share your profile information with the hiring company.
Learn more about Gogo Business AviationFind similar jobs like this