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Sr. DevOps Engineer

REQ: REQ-130647 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

The position:

The Sr. DevOps Engineer - Delivery Operations Architect (SRE, GitOps) will build out Platform Application Sandbox logging, monitoring, operations standards & best practices for GitOps delivery model to scale our customer applications via automated "delivery ops" to thousands of aircraft.  Support escalations and train up offshore Ops teams. Support Fleet Management Architect deliverables. As a member of the platform development team, you will have the opportunity to explore the latest technologies with global impact.  We enjoy a fast paced, creative learning culture built on diverse talent and collaborative problem solving.

What we're looking for:


DevOps Engineering

  • Take an automation first approach to streamline processes.
  • Design and maintain architectural strategies, support, and system documentation.
  • Build and extend cluster management of diverse compute environments.
  • Create cloud like application profiles.
  • Develop CI pipeline architectures utilizing managed clusters.
  • Develop infrastructure as code (AWS and/or Azure) using best practices and implementations for production environments.
  • Develop utilities which improve productivity in delivery orchestration, proactive monitoring, self-healing automation, high availability, performance, monitoring, backup, restore, etc.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years systems engineering experience.
  • 3+ years of experience as an established member of DevOps/SRE teams, and with a proven track record of successfully delivering services and reducing waste.
  • 10+ years of experience in Linux/Unix environments.
  • One or more of the following desired:
      • AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification
      • AWS SysOps Administrator Associate Certification
      • AWS DevOps Engineer Professional Certification
      • AWS Solutions Architect Professional Certification
      • AWS Advanced Networking Specialty
  • IFE System Development experience is a plus.


  • Application Monitoring: Grafana, Prometheus, Logstash
  • Applications: Containers - docker or podman
  • Application Deployment: Helm or Kompose
  • Application Delivery: Fleet, GitOps
  • Cluster Orchestration: Kubernetes
  • CI + Testing: Gitlab pipelines
  • Expertise in virtualized environment set-up, maintenance and ongoing development (KVM).
  • Expertise in configuration management systems (Terraform, CloudFormation, etc.)
  • Expertise in secret management systems (HashiCorp Vault, AWS Secrets Manager).
  • Expertise in one of the programming languages (Python, GoLang, Ruby, JavaScript).
  • Expertise in Services Oriented Architectures plus their operations
  • Advanced Bash scripting
  • Knowledge of cloud oriented Software Engineering best practices (DRY, 12Factor...).
  • Experience in Agile practices and methodologies.



  • Occasional travel, less than 5%. The job may require travel from time-to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties

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.

  • 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 plus a paid company-wide shut down in the U.S. between Christmas and New Year. 
  • 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 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 Corporation.


REQ: REQ-130647 Engineering

  • Irvine, CA, United States
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