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Technical Media Specialist I - Onsite

REQ: REQ-144821 Operations

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:
Track incoming digital media assets and coordinate quality control, technical compliance and status with internal and external parties. Assist in configuring, processing, integrating, testing and releasing customer media for In-Flight Entertainment Systems to support program development and media updates. Reconfigure, test and troubleshoot multiple system test configurations, maintain integration rack test harnesses and use specialized equipment as part of the rack integration process. Perform a wide variety of electronic, electro- mechanical, and mechanical production of sub-assemblies and assemblies.

The salary or hourly wage range of $21.15-$35.58 is just one component of Panasonic’s total package. The final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to an 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.
  • Tracking and Quality Verification
    • Logs and tracks all incoming assets and communicates status of delivery to internal and external parties.
    • Validates quality of content and technical compliance including audio/video sync issues, language verification and metadata correctness.
    • Communicates and coordinates re-work of rejected media and dry run issues with internal & external parties.
    • Learns to validate official ship set submissions and documentation.
  • Assembly
    • Assist in creating and configuring assemblies and sub-assemblies per engineering related drawings, customer specifications, schematics, Bill-of-Materials, and work instructions.
    • Identify and install various electronic, electro-mechanical and mechanical assemblies.
  • Configure, Integration and Test
    • Rack set up and wiring with ability to troubleshoot rack and wiring issues.
    • Learns to process and integrate customer software and media.
    • In preparation for rack testing, generate exports and SDS as needed.
    • Learns to conduct customer software loading, set up and configure Inflight Entertainment system, perform system testing, and log all failures and anomalies per standard test requirements.
    • Coordinate and confirm resolution of failures and anomalies.
    • Create and duplicate customer ship sets including corresponding release documentation.
    • Learns to maintain integration of rack test harnesses and specialized lab equipment.
    • Learns to solve minor system, software, rack wiring and/or LRU interface problems.
    • Follow Project Level Labor Track procedures and routine work instructions as defined in PAC’s Quality Management System.
  • Research and Problem Solving
    • Researches and supports problems reported by internal and external parties.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
What we’re looking for:
  • 4 year IT/Computer/Engineering degree preferred with 1-2 years work experience or 2-3 years relevant work experience that include the following:
    • MySQL
    • Linux-Fedora, Red Hat
    • MAC OSX
    • Windows 7+
    • SSH, FTP, Telnet protocols
    • Knowledge of MPEG standards
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Windows, OSX and Linux environments at the user level.
  • Exposure to:
    • MySQL
    • Secure Shell (SSH)
    • VI
    • File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Secure Copy Protocol (SCP), Internet Protocol and Telnet
    • File Systems (FAT32, NTFS, EXT3)
    • MPEG Standards
  • Working knowledge of electronics and wiring standards.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of techniques, terminology and repair skills typically used in electro-mechanical environments.
  • Knowledge of cable harness components like connectors, pins, back shells, wire gauges, etc.
  • Experience with small scale soldering.
  • Manual dexterity, experience with hand and power tools.
  • High level of attention to detail and the ability to work effectively as part of a team while under pressure to deliver to strict monthly deadlines.
  • Ability to analytically resolve issues and problems, to maintain workflow, quality, and on-time delivery.
  • High command of written English and numbers.
  • Learns to use professional concepts and applies company policies and procedures to resolve issues.
  • Follows defined practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.
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 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 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-144821 Operations

  • Irvine, CA, United States
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