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Software Engineer III

REQ: REQ-124500 Engineering

Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • Lake Forest, CA, United States
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This position will be a Hybrid position working both remote and onsite. 

About PAC:

Who We Are: Panasonic Avionics takes entertainment to new heights. We’re the world’s leading supplier of (IFEC) inflight entertainment and communications systems that allow airborne passengers to get their fix of live TV, movies, music, interactive games, maps, and much more! We make traveling on airplanes more exciting!

What We Value:
As an organization, we value people who are motivated and driven. We value a collaborative work environment that enhances careers and positively impacts society. We value our diverse work culture committed to delivering products and achieving high results. Seeing our products bring delight to others is just one way we measure success.

Why You Should Join:
A job is only part of what we offer. See how you can flourish in a career while getting the support and resources from some of the most talented people in the industry. You will work on technology that makes traveling the world that much better. Lastly, you will be rewarded with world class benefits and competitive wages. Come aboard, we’ve been expecting you!

We are looking for a motivated, driven, and collaborative Software Engineer with experience in embedded software development to join a talented team that conducts research, design and development of software running on Linux to power our latest products.
You will be working on critical parts of the IFEC infrastructure to provide reliable, secure, and high throughput availability networks over numerous airside subsystems, satellite, and cell modem pipes to ensure we amaze end users with seamless services such as live TV, movies, music, interactive games, maps, and much more.

This position allows for hybrid remote working up to 50% of the time, or fully onsite if you so choose at our brand new Headquarters in Park Place Irvine where you have access to multiple amenities which includes bocce ball, horseshoes, hammock grove, fitness deck (yoga, pilates, bootcamp), pickleball courts, basketball courts, amphitheater, outdoor meeting and catering space.

• Designs, modifies, and implements complex software network solutions from functional and system design specifications.
• Codes, integrates, tests, debugs, and refines the software to produce IFE network solutions.
• Develops software tools and subsystems to support software development, test, and reuse, and manages implementation for projects requiring extensive investigation and clarification.
• Enhances software to reduce operating time or improve efficiency and robustness.
• Reviews, evaluates, and analyzes system designs and interfaces.
• Prepares, reviews, and evaluates interface documentation, specifications, test plans and procedures.
• Assists in definition, analysis, and allocation of requirements.
• Documents designs in engineering documents including functional block diagrams and data/logic flow charts.
• Maintains the developed software efficiently through familiarity with software lifecycles.
• Provides leadership and/or technical guidance to lower-level engineers, designers and support personnel as assigned.

• Strong proven experience in C/C++ programming languages
• Deep knowledge and experience in multi-threaded embedded software development.
• Proven experience in development under Linux.
• Proven experience in socket programing, IPC and PUB/SUB architecture.
• Understanding of the networking protocols TCP/UDP/IP/HTTP/HTTPS/DHCP/DNS, etc.
• Familiar with Linux iptables, IP routing, VLAN, Ethernet switch, Wi-Fi networks, Ethernet PHY, SERDES and Fiber technologies is desirable.
• Experience in troubleshooting Ethernet and Wi-Fi network issues
• Strong understanding of working with "data" such as data manipulation, data aggregation, data processing, or related.
• 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.
• Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with user-centric, iterative design and development cycles.
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and make efficient use of given resources such as system lab time and downstream process owners and tasks.
• Uses skills as a seasoned experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures.
• Resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways.
• Works on problems of diverse to complex scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of variable factors.
• Demonstrated engineering communication expertise including concise written and verbal skills is a must.
• Familiarity with network security methodologies a plus.
• In-Flight Entertainment domain knowledge and System Development experience is a plus.

• Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering, or equivalent experience.
• Advanced degree is desired.
• 5+ years of embedded software development experience.
• 5+ years of current hands-on development experience with one of the following: C\C++, and development of networking related solutions. Very high technical competence with a track record of strong coding.

• May require travel up to 5% of the time to domestic and/or international locations.

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-124500 Engineering

  • Lake Forest, CA, United States
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