Software Engineer

Location: US-Illinois-Chicago
Department: Connectivity Systems R&D (3710)


About Anuvu 

For over a decade, our clients in aviation and maritime have used our technology-driven products and services to keep their passengers entertained and connected to the things they love, from anywhere in the world. Brands such as Southwest Airlines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Emirates and Celebrity Cruises have trusted us to provide solutions from high-speed broadband internet to movies, television and games.  

Our team of global experts take pride in providing clients what they need today while creating a strategic road map for tomorrow through reliable, scalable, and affordable content and connectivity solutions designed to meet the ever-changing technology needs of our clients' passengers and guests. 

Be Part of the Movement 

Anuvu is embarking on a new chapter with a new story to tell. As one of the leading providers of high-speed connectivity and entertainment solutions for worldwide mobility markets, we deliver what customers need today, while remaining flexible and future-focused.  

Role Summary

The position will support Anuvu development/connectivity team in Lombard, IL. It will focus on the air-side equipment that contains avionic equipment including: Server Management Unit (SMU), Satellite tracking system, Motorola/Aruba Wireless AP, High power transceiver and a Ku/Ka band modem. The SMU is a central component in the system running Arch Linux. It offers web portal services, video services, firewall, connectivity, and other backend services. Video services include IPTV and VOD content with Widevine/FairPlay DRM and HLS. Ground-side support as needed. We are a Python, Linux, GIT centric development team.

Location: Lombard, IL

Remote Options: Once we are cleared to return to the office, this role will be on a hybrid work arrangement, 3 days a week in the office and 2 days at home. 

What You'll Be Doing

  • Develop and maintain applications on Arch Linux or similar environment
  • Develop and maintain software for the Server Management Unit, running python as the standardized language and shell scripts
  • Maintain software using Pacman (Arch Linux package manager) and GIT
  • Install/configure/Integrate aviation equipment 
  • Coordinating with colleagues such as managers, system architects, and designers to communicate ideas and clarify/enhance requirements
  • Testing and enhancing systems to ensure that they operate reliably

What We’re Looking For 

  • BS: CS/CE/EE or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ yrs object-oriented programming experience (Python/C/C++/Java). Python preferred.
  • 2+ yrs Linux user experience
  • Comfortable in an Agile software development model
  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies 

Desired Experience

  • Understanding of web services: Squid, Apache, DNS, DHCP 
  • Understanding of Networking concepts: TCP/IP, Nmap, Vlan, Multicast, Iptables firewall, etc. (keyword CCNA)
  • Automation tools such as: Selenium, Jenkins, Ansible, Kubernetes 
  • Familiar with packet capture tools and analyzing network traffic: wireshark, tcpdump, etc. 
  • MySQL databaset

This Might Be the Right Place if You…. 

  • Are a team fit; can help advance our global, inclusive culture. 
  • Are self-starter who likes to roll up your sleeves and take initiative with minimal direction.  
  • Can think about tomorrow, while getting your work done today. 
  • Are a collaborative team player. 
  • Are curious and open to learning and finding new solutions. 
  • Are able to provide and accept feedback in a constructive manner.  
  • Are organized, have strong communication skills, and do whatever it takes to get things done. 

The Benefits of Working Here 

A career with  Anuvu is a unique opportunity to grow your knowledge and skills within a culture that thrives on collaboration and innovation. In addition to being a part of an amazing group, we also have competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k, disability and life insurance, flexible scheduling, pet insurance, and discounts on gym membership, concerts, amusement parks, hotels, and more!

Advanced | Agile | Applied 

Anuvu is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Due to COVID, our interviews are now done in a safe environment using online platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams. 

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