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MTS III, Hardware

REQ: REQ-141120 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: 

  • Join a dynamic engineering team developing the next generation of In-Flight Entertainment systems. Your responsibilities will include: Developing new power supply solutions to provide on-board power and in-flight entertainment hardware including AC/DC Power supplies and high-voltage DC/DC converters (LLC and flyback). As part of this job, you will be responsible for the design, testing, and documentation.



  • Strong emphasis on:  

    • Performing qualitative and quantitative tests to determine properties, characteristics, and the performance of materials, circuits, mechanisms, assemblies, and systems.  

    • Design and development of electronic circuits and board assemblies. 
      Analysis of test data.  

    • Select hardware and material assuring compliance with specifications and product requirements.  

    • Verify embedded firmware and higher-level software functionality of the product.  

    • Ability to apply problem-solving methods to ensure compliance with all product requirements. 


      Other focus areas:  

      • Power control for USB Type C and Power Delivery 2.0.  

      • Inverter design.  

      • DSP or FPGA-base design, especially for power converter control.  

      • Hardware development and planning including layout, analysis, evaluation, prototype build, and test. 




The salary or hourly wage range of $90,000- 151,000 USD 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: 


  • BS in Electrical Engineering required followed by an MS in Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • 3 years' experience in IFE Industry required.
  • 5-8 years' experience in areas such as higher mathematics, electronics, mechanics and circuit design.


    • Ability to develop requirements from specifications, oral instructions, or preliminary sketches.  

    • Ability to analyze and design circuits; implement test methods and procedures.  

    • Proven ability to prepare technical reports and documentation.  

    • Ability to resolve a wide range of design challenges.  




    Education and Experience:  

    • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent (MS in Electrical Engineering preferred).  

    • Minimum of 8 years of experience in areas such as higher mathematics, electronics, and circuit design.  

    • Hands-on experience with analog simulators.  

    • Three or more years of experience with at least two of the following:  

    • Design of AC/DC Power supplies.  

    • Power Factor Correction  

    • High-voltage DC/DC converters (LLC and flyback).  

    • Power control for USB Type C and Power Delivery 2.0.  

    • DSP or FPGA-base design, especially for power converter control.  




    Ability to travel to Japan and other domestic and international locations as required approximately 5% of the time.  


    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 



  • Ability to travel to Japan and other domestic and international locations approximately 20% 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. 






REQ: REQ-141120 Engineering

  • Irvine, CA, United States
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