Applications Operations Engineer III

REQ: REQ-113649 IT

  • Lake Forest, CA, United States
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Support the 24/7 operation of Panasonic Avionics IFEC (In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity) applications and services. Our ideal candidate for the Application Support Engineer III will have a passion for technology and a strong focus on customer experience and the drive to deliver results. The candidate will be part the Application Services team charged with ensuring a high level of service continuity and reliability across the Panasonic Avionics suite of services. The candidate will be willing to learn new tools and technologies and be willing to lead, mentor, and train others as we continue to evolve In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity.

Major Responsibilities

Applications Engineer III

  • Lead key process improvement initiatives to support business continuity and reliability of system infrastructure.
  • Lead discussions on application deployment guidelines and processes culminating in the successful execution of the deployment.
  • Lead the implementation of server upgrades, maintenance fixes and vendor-supplied patches.
  • Lead the implementation of application monitoring changes following best practices guidelines.
  • Provide on-call 24/7/365 support on production systems, services & infrastructure (in rotation with other staff)
  • Lead and Mentor Level 1 and Level II Support Engineers


  • Provide highest level escalation response to trouble tickets in a timely fashion and in compliance with NOC/CPC standards.


  • Authoring and maintaining applications services technical documentation in ordinance with Panasonic Avionics Corporation standards.
  • Develop, document, and communicate business requirements and procedures to IT staff and management.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Advanced proficiency of UNIX operating systems administration including Red Hat Linux, Ubuntu & CentOS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced proficiency of virtualization best practices and fundamentals
  • Intermediate to Advanced understanding of network and communications systems fundamentals.
  • Ability to coach and train others as a part of knowledge transfer.
  • Ability to execute on multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Intermediate understanding of network and communications systems and network monitoring concepts.
  • Ability to execute on multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining best results.
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may provide guidance to other technical positions.
Education/Experience Requirements
  • College diploma or university degree with a Technical Major, such as Engineering or Computer Science; equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of education requirement
  • 5+ years relevant IT/Development experience, including Network Operations Center and 24/7 call center experience
  • 3GPP Standards and Wireless experience a plus
  • Advanced to Immediate proficiency with mySQL or MariaDB / Certification a plus
  • Virtualization Certification a plus
  • Kubernetes / DevOps experience a plus
 Technical Documentation
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components.
  • Some domestic (<10%) and international (<5%) travel may be required for the purpose of cross training, capacity management & meeting with off-site personnel/management.
  • May be required to undertake temporary work assignments in other states, counties or countries as operational requirements dictate.
  • May be required to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Must have a current passport with the ability to travel internationally.

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.

REQ: REQ-113649 IT

  • Lake Forest, CA, United States
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