Gogo Business aviation

Electrical Engineer - Broomfield

Broomfield, CO

Job Description

Electrical Engineer

Posted: Wednesday, 10/18/2023
Gogo Business Aviation Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the electrical design and testing of embedded in-flight entertainment and telecommunications system products. This position is responsible for working in a tightly integrated development team, developing and testing digital and analog hardware, and providing solutions to end-of-life components. Additional responsibilities include layout activities, board bring-up, verification/validation testing, failure analysis, and sustainment activities of current circuits and systems.

How will you make a difference?
  • Schematic capture (Cadence OrCAD) and prototype bring up of embedded hardware designs
  • Component selection and Bill of Material management from design to new product introduction and sustaining support
  • High-speed digital design, and layout including PCI, PCIe, SATA, USB, HDMI, Display Port, Gigabit Ethernet and Memory (DDR2/DDR3)
  • Design review of schematic and PCB layout activities
  • Execute verification, validation and stress testing of hardware consisting of telecom/satcom interfaces, aircraft interfaces, PC/embedded system components and proprietary microcomputers and devices
  • Design of system hardware to meet RTCA DO-160, DO-254, and DO-262 standards
  • Ability to identify and effectively troubleshoot combined hardware/software problems and implement appropriate corrections
  • Collaborate effectively in a small team environment
  • Support the hardware/software design from early prototype development to release of product, including:
    • Requirements and design reviews.
    • Documentation and Execution of Board and system level bring up, testing and debug
    • Qualification and certification testing (DO-160, DO-178, DO-262)
    • Support and develop test methodologies for in-house operations
    • Electrical design release and BOM management using Agile
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years of rugged hardware and/or avionics experience preferred
  • Ability to travel domestically to work with contract manufacturers, test facilities, and vendors, 2-5 days per year
Required Skills, Talents & Experience
  • Familiarity of PC architecture, interfaces, and peripherals
  • Experience with lab equipment for design and troubleshooting exercises, including Oscilloscopes, DMM, Programmable power supplies, and spectrum analyzers
  • Board and system level bring up, testing and debug
  • Proficiency with Microsoft software tools such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Willing and able to take any task and complete with limited oversight

Preferred Skills, Talents & Experience
  • High-speed digital design and simulation experience
  • Avionics industry, DO-160, or MIL-STD design experience
  • Experience designing or testing high-speed interfaces
  • Knowledge of electrical schematic simulation tools
  • Coding and/or scripting 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 that is 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)
Colorado Equal Pay Statement: Disclosure required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role to be located in the state of Colorado.
Base Pay:
77,600.00 - 97,000.00 USD Annual
Target Annual Short-Term Incentive:
Bonus Plan at 5% (% 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
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Gogo is an
Equal Opportunity Employer
Affirmative Action Employer
and works 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.
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