Software Engineer – AWS, Java

at Intelsat
Published June 22, 2022
Location Chicago, IL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description
Your role in helping us shape the future:
You will play a critical role in developing the billing application software that enables Intelsat Commercial Aviation to invoice our customers and generate revenue. You will drive the transformation of Intelsat’s billing systems from on-premise to AWS Cloud. Bring your passion for AWS application design and Data Engineering to this exciting opportunity where wireless and aerospace unite.
World class AWS development and deployment. Imagine the future of cloud-based billing in the wireless aerospace segment. Deliver new concepts utilizing new tools and techniques to add value to the business.
Are you up to the challenge?

  • Develop high-quality financial system software design and architecture in AWS
  • Produce consistent, high quality code by following industry best practices and company standards
  • Leverage automation across testing, integration, and deployment activities
  • Ensure unit tests are well written to provide maximum code coverage.
  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle
  • Participate in Code Reviews and providing constructive feedback
  • Carry out root cause analysis on defects, ensure fixes are happening in the right way
  • Document development phases and monitor systems
  • Can identify and address performance bottlenecks in a production environment
  • Participate in POC and Research and Development Efforts for leading edge technologies in area
  • Manage monthly financial transaction processing in AWS

You should definitely have:

  • Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-4 years’ experience developing and deploying applications in AWS, with commensurate expertise in relevant AWS components including S3, EMR, EC2, Lambda, AWS Data Pipeline, RDS, DynamoDB, etc.
  • 2-4 years’ experience of writing code using Java as primary programming language
  • 1-2 years’ experience writing code in Scala or Python
  • 1-2 years demonstrable knowledge working with traditional RDBMS solutions e.g. MySQL, Oracle, Postgres
  • 1-2 experience writing ETL jobs using Apache spark, Hadoop etc
  • 1+ years demonstrative knowledge working with NoSQL Solutions such as DynamoDB, MongoDB etc
  • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
  • Ability to work independently in individual contributor role
  • Excellent knowledge of object-oriented design

It would be nice if you had:

  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Professional Certification
  • Good knowledge of message queues
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and tools like Jenkins, spinnaker etc

What it’s like to work with us:
Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite and inflight connectivity landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

  • We emphasize personal and professional growth
  • Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture

About Us
As the foundational architects of satellite technology, we apply our expertise to develop breakthrough solutions that advance and secure boundless applications for our customers and partners.
At Intelsat, we increase human potential by connecting people, communities, businesses, and governments. Our employees enjoy a casual and collaborative environment, where we celebrate professional excellence in pursuit of the corporate mission. We hire skilled professionals who work in various areas such as: satellite engineering, network operations, cloud architecture, accounting, sales, legal, and more. Browse our current job openings or create a professional profile to stay informed about opportunities that match your interests and expertise.

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