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Electronic Systems and Architecture Engineer Job

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

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 designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and 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!

Requisition Summary

PACCAR Embedded Engineering is hiring an Electronic Systems and Architecture Engineer to join our Denton, Texas team. 

PACCAR Embedded Engineering is a rapidly expanding organization that is transforming the way control systems and software are developed for commercial vehicle applications. This includes developing the latest vehicle controls, display technology, and autonomous truck solutions that exceed customer expectations. You will collaborate with an international, cross-functional team focused on driving superior technical solutions that maximize customer uptime and operating efficiency. Successful applicants will demonstrate individual creativity in addressing challenges and opportunities while working within a supportive team to develop industry-leading solutions for the medium- and heavy-duty truck industry.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Design electrical and electronic systems and architecture for next generation heavy-duty commercial trucks.
  • Design in-vehicle network communications to support vehicle features and functions.
  • Analyze system needs and requirements and create system architecture designs.
  • Integrate a variety of subsystems into vehicle electrical/electronic network architecture.
  • Develop and document engineering specifications for new vehicle control functions, including Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Battery Electric components.
  • Obtain agreement with cross-divisional counterparts on global design direction.

Job Functions / Responsibilities Continued

  • Support test organization in identification and resolution of design issues.  Update architecture documents accordingly.
  • Provide interface documentation to wiring design, software architecture(s), and other engineering design groups.
  • Lead and participate in scrum teams to develop industry-leading, high-quality, reliable electronic system designs, software and architecture.  Manage engineering and project processes to maintain schedule, budget, and function. 
  • Keep current with emerging industry trends in the field of automotive/commercial vehicle E/E systems, network architecture and technology. 
  • Up to 10% travel (comestic and international). 

Qualifications & Skills

  • BSEE, BSME or equivalent degree required.
  • Master’s degree and PE license preferred.
  • 2+ years of design experience in automotive or commercial vehicle electrical systems or industry-related field preferred.
  • Experience in design and application of automotive electronic control modules, switches, driver input devices, software, or HMI elements.
  • Experience with automotive or commercial vehicle networks, such as CAN.  SAE J1939 and LIN preferred.
  • Solid understanding of Six Sigma disciplines and tools preferred.


Qualifications & Skills Continued

  • Proficency using Requirements Management tools and Systems Engineering tools desired.  Experience using Matlab/Simulink, IBM Rational Rhapsody, IBM Rational DOORS, IBM Rational Team Concert, and/or HP/ALMQC Quality Center is a plus.
  • Engineering knowledge of heavy-duty commercial truck systems and regulations preferred.
  • Experience in product development and new product implementation.
  • Willing to learn and use new engineering processes and techniques and be resourceful in solving complex technical problems.
  • Able to work in a team environment. 
  • Familiarity with personal computer software including project management tools, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Willingness to grow personally and professionally. 

Why work for PACCAR/Peterbilt?

  • Competitive salary, 401k with a 5% match, AND a company paid Pension Plan after 5 years of service.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Comprehensive Paid Time Off – Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick Leave.
  • Tuition Reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability corporation. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups – The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWin), Veterans Group, Peterbilt Black Organization for Leadership and Development (PB B.O.L.D) and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).


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