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MTS 3, Software

REQ: REQ-130633 Engineering

Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • Irvine, CA, United States
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Who we are: 
Ever wonder who brings the entertainment to your flights? Panasonic Avionics Corporation is #1 in the industry for delivering inflight products such as movies, games, WiFi, and now Bluetooth headphone connectivity!  

How exciting would it be to be a part of the innovation that goes into creating technology that delights millions of people in an industry that’s here to stay! With our company’s history spanning over 40 years, you will have stability, career growth opportunities, and will work with the brightest minds in the industry. And we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that will help our organization thrive! We seek diversity in many areas such as background, culture, gender, ways of thinking, skills, and more. 

If you want to learn more about us visit us at And for a full listing of open job opportunities go to

  • Develops software for Panasonic Avionics' eXPhone, in cooperation with AeroMobile, which permits passengers to use mobile phone, smart phone, BlackBerry® and tablet computer devices to make and receive phone calls, send and read SMS text messages or email, use GPRS services, browse the web, and much more. Assist in research/development of real-time/embedded software for the eXPhone 3G product within the Panasonic Avionics Global Communications Suite.
  • Designs, modifies and implements software applications from functional and system design specifications.
  • Codes, integrates, tests, debugs, and refines the software to produce the required product.
  • Develops software tools and subsystems to support software development, test, and reuse, and manages their implementation.
  • Enhances software to reduce operating time or improve efficiency and robustness.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and analyzes design interfaces and specifications.
  • Prepares, reviews, and evaluates test plans and procedures.
  • Analyzes and allocates requirements as necessary.
  • Supports system test programs and analyzes system testing results.
  • Maintains the developed software efficiently through solid knowledge of software lifecycles.
  • Documents designs in engineering documents including functional block diagrams and data/logic flow charts.
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related field.
  • Prior experience in telecommunications with GPRS, EDGE, CDMA, UMTS or LTE is required.
  • C/C++ programming in Linux, ability to work in real-time / embedded software required.
  • 6+ years of embedded processor s/w skills (C, C++).
  • Embedded hardware and software design experience with x86, Cortex ARM microprocessors, SoCs.
  • Hands on experience w/ Linux at kernel, middleware levels.
  • Application development in C/C++, networked client-server applications, Linux kernel configuration skills are required.
  • Application-level knowledge of 2G, 3G or 4G standards (GPRS, EDGE, CDMA, UMTS, LTE).
  • Embraced version control software (CVS, SVN, git).
  • Experience with MPU's / SoCs in Communication Systems (broadband, wireless).
  • Multi-threading (pthreads, LWPs).
  • TCP/IP network programming (SNMP) and device drivers.
  • Strong Object-oriented or object-based software design skills.
  • Applied scripting techniques (shell scripting, Perl, Python) to improve efficiency.
  • Debugging and troubleshooting skills (gdb, JTAG debuggers, Eclipse).
  • Some familiarity with picocell or femtocell basestation solutions.
  • Will have specific technical project or product responsibility.

Our Principles: 
Contribution to Society | Fairness & Honesty | Cooperation & Team Spirit | Untiring Effort for Improvement | Courtesy & Humility | Adaptability | Gratitude 

What we offer: 
At Panasonic Avionics Corporation we realize the most important aspect of leading our industry is the bright minds behind everything we do. We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive, comprehensive, and flexible benefits program. 

  • We offer flexible remote work options depending on your role. Where possible, we offer fully remote or hybrid work opportunities. 
  • Paid time off: Exempt Salaried employees receive unlimited PTO. This means that there is no fixed number, range, or limit to the amount of Personal and Vacation Days that may be taken for exempt employees. Non-exempt hourly employees accrue 14 vacation days per year + 7 sick days + 3 personal days. Accrual rate increases with tenure. All employees receive 11 company-paid holidays per year. We also close our offices at the corporate level in the U.S. between Christmas and New Year. For operational positions that are expected to work on holidays, we provide additional compensation for hours worked. 
  • Health Insurance: Medical insurance offerings from Aetna and Kaiser (CA &HI). Options for Employee Only, Employee + Spouse/Domestic Partner, Employee + Children, or Family. Dental PPO and DMO options & Vision insurance through EyeMed or VSP.  
  • 401K with 50% match on up to 8% contribution, full vested from day 1 
  • Other offerings include: Wellness Program, Counseling services, FSA & HSA, Life Insurance for employee, spouse, and child, AD&D Insurance, Long-term and Short-term Disability, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Dependent Care FLSA, Education Assistance, Commuter Program, Employee Purchase Program, Service Award Program. 

All applicants are subject to Company policies, third-party customer and worksite requirements, and government requirements, regarding vaccination and/or testing for COVID-19.  Where permitted by applicable law, applicants may be required to be fully vaccinated with an authorized COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment,unless they are eligible for and obtain an exemption based on areasonable accommodationbecause of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. While the Company strongly encourages COVID-19 vaccinations, it may require vaccination and/or testing for positions in which third-party customers, worksite, or government requirements apply, in accordance with applicable law. At those locations where requirements apply, exemptions will be considered based on applicable law. 

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 Avionics Corporation. 

    REQ: REQ-130633 Engineering

    • Irvine, CA, United States
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