Embedded Software Developer

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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 11/15/2016

PACCAR Kirkland, WA

Kirkland, WA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Kenworth Truck Company is themanufacturer of The World s Best heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is anindustry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increasefuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company s dedication to the greenfleet includes aerodynamic trucks, advanced embedded control systems, and arange of powertrain technologies that include the MX engine family and compressedand liquefied natural gas trucks. Central to this dedication is Kenworth scommitment to advanced embedded systems that deliver industry-leading safety,fuel efficiency, and service. Kenworth wasthe first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency sClean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendlyproducts, and continues to be an industry leader in meeting the most stringentemissions standards.

Collect and track truck functionality requirements of fleets, drivers, and vocational users. Extract use cases and create solutions to provide value added functionality.
Participate in team design of instrumentation, driver information, operator controls, and other truck cabin or chassis features requiring electronic functionality.
Develop solutions compatible with existing applications, product plans, regulations (emissions, greenhouse gas, FMVSS), and performance expectations.
Derive and document system requirements for software, electronics, sensors, actuators, human to machine interface (HMI), and vehicle network messaging to achieve targeted functional enhancements
Develop and document engineering specifications for new vehicle functions
Obtain agreement from cross-divisional counterparts on global design direction.
Communicate requirements to other functional teams as needed to assure reliability and quality.
Ensure engineering solutions developed are robust using Design for Six Sigma concepts. Ensure industry-leading quality and reliability are met on all deliverables.
Develop or enhance complete functional models for vehicle software features using Matlab/Simulink.
Develop high-level visual software elements to support delivery of new and enhanced features.
Track projects or features from concept to implementation.
Provide interface documentation to wiring design, software architect(s), and other engineering design groups.
Coordinate with software verification and validation staff to certify software and process parameters meet specifications.
Support launch at truck assembly plants as needed, and contribute resolution of field issues as identified.
Contribute to development and continuous improvement of procedures and practices that ensure high-quality, reliable embedded software systems.
Manage engineering and project management processes to maintain schedule, budget, and functionality.
Keep abreast of emerging industry tren...

Additional Benefits

PACCAR offers an excellent benefits package.


PACCAR is one of the world's largest designers and manufacturers of big rig diesel trucks. The company also manufactures and distributes aftermarket truck parts for these brands. PACCAR's other products include Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic industrial winches.

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10,000+ Employees
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Bellevue, WA 27709
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