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MTS V, Embedded Software

REQ: REQ-143824 Engineering

Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • Irvine, CA, United States
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Our new global headquarters is conveniently located in Irvine, CA near John Wayne Airport in the Park Place development. For our onsite and hybrid employees you will be able to enjoy amenities such as access to many restaurants and shops, running trails, a fitness deck, outdoor seating, dry cleaning, car wash, free garage parking, car charging stations, shuttle service for train commuters, outdoor games like bocce, horseshoes, gaming tables, pickle ball, and basketball. For more information on Park Place visit  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   The Position: 

  • Responsible for taking a leading role in researching, developing, and maintaining real-time embedded software including complex development. Linux OS/Kernel configuration for various hardware architectures as well as verifying hardware through software. High-level architecture development in C/C++, hardware device drivers, networked client-server applications, multiple database driven applications, and network security methodologies. Has specific technical project or product responsibility. Provides mentorship, leadership and/or technical guidance to engineers on a project.

  • Translates designs into software by analyzing functional specifications and interpreting complex system design specifications and provides systems engineering support on large- scale systems, major system elements, and/or interfacing systems, requiring extensive investigation and clarification.
  • Develops functional block diagrams and data/logic flow charts. Develops strategic and implementation plans for large-scale information systems.
  • Codes, integrates, tests, debugs, and refines the software to produce the required product.
  • Designs complex software tools and subsystems to support software development, test, and reuse, and manages their implementation.
  • Enhances software to reduce operating time or improve efficiency.
  • Develops system architecture and design including software, hardware, communications and interface requirements.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and analyzes design interfaces. Prepares, reviews, and evaluates interface documentation, specifications, test plans and procedures.
  • Conducts analysis to define, analyze and allocate requirements. Prepares program-level and user-level documentation.
  • Supports system test programs and analyzes system testing.
  • Supports strategic system migration.
  • Performs analysis to define, analyze and allocate requirements and conducts analysis of system requirements and components and performs system audits to ensure all intended system functionality, operations and performance requirements are achieved.
  • Documents designs in engineering documents including functional block diagrams and data/logic flow charts.
  • Provides systems engineering support on systems, major system elements, and/or interfacing systems.
  • Leads and directs the work of others.
  The salary or hourly wage range of $128,000– $215,000 is just one component of Panasonic’s total package. The final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to individual’s knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this role may be eligible for discretionary bonuses and incentives. The minimum hourly wage for this role will be the greater of the posted range, or minimum wage for the location where the employee will be working, subject to local minimum wage requirements.    What We’re Looking For:  EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Advanced degree is preferred.
  • 15+ years' of embedded software development experience and 3+ years of Linux application development experience.
  • IFE system development experience is a plus.

  • Expert level of C/C++ programming experience in a Linux environment including TCP/IP network programming and device drivers.
  • Familiarity with network security methodologies a plus.
  • Prior experience with multimedia application development including streaming audio/video servers and clients highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and make efficient use of given resources such as system lab time and down stream process owners and tasks.
  • Ability to resolve complex problems quickly and efficiently. IFE development involves many system level issues including real time, performance and reliability requiring understanding of distributed processors in an embedded system environment. Many problems are multi-dimensional requiring non traditional solutions to fit within the constraints of an embedded system providing highest value to the customer and end user to bring entertainment in an aircraft. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-function teams to achieve positive results for complex projects.
  • Performs as mentor, leader, technical expert and a source of information.
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and provide guidance to other technical positions.
  • Highly proficient in project planning to ensure timely completion of complex, independent tasks or one or more complex projects. Must know, plan for and integrate internal and external dependencies across mult- functions.
  • Proven ability to develop technical approach or design, resource, allocation or time schedule on projects.
  • Demonstrated high level of experience providing identifiable technical contributions to the success of a specific product/project.
  • Utilizes specialized knowledge in order to provide recommendations and make decisions in matters of significance to the product and company.
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Expert with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the Electronic Engineering field.
  • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel.
  • Internal and external contacts often pertain to company plans and objectives.
  • Demonstrated engineering communication expertise including concise written and verbal skills.

  • Ability to travel to domestic or international locations as required, up to 10% of the time
 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 aspects in leading our industry are the bright minds behind everything we do. We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive, comprehensive, and flexible benefits program.
  • Paid time off: Exempt Salaried employees receive flexible paid time off. 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.
  • Washington residents only are eligible for: Washington’s Family and Medical Leave program and Washington’s Paid Sick Leave program.
  • 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 a reasonable accommodation because 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 customer, 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 Corporate.


REQ: REQ-143824 Engineering

  • Irvine, CA, United States
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