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Software Development Supervisor Job

Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR



PACCAR Embedded Engineering organization has an immediate opening for a Display HMI Software Development and Dev-Ops Supervisor. This role will be located in Kirkland, WA.


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 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!



PACCAR Embedded Engineering


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. Join our team as we continue to grow to deliver on PACCAR’s connectivity, security, electric vehicle, and autonomous future!



Requisition Summary


PACCAR’s Embedded Engineering department, which serves both Kenworth and Peterbilt, has an opening for a supervisor of display HMI software development and dev-ops team.  The successful candidate will oversee software development for displays across multiple concurrent vehicle programs globally to meet build schedules.  This will include coordinating the work of teams across all Embedded Engineering locations and supplier partners globally for application software development on displays as well as the development operations (dev-ops) infrastructure that supports quality software releases. In this role, you will be able to lead engineers to deliver critical program goals across multiple programs and continue to enhance PACCAR’s global software development processes as they relate to User Experience and User Interface (UX/UI) designs that the team will implement. 




Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Lead a team of engineers to decompose requirements specifications into HMI software development deliverables
  • Manage team deliverables across multiple projects and programs for all stages of software development (Definition, Concept, Engineering, and Verification/Validation), and adapt job responsibilities within the team to ensure successful completion
  • Supervise design, development, release, and maintenance of display HMI software in the Rightware Kanzi environment for heavy commercial trucks
  • Supervise development and maintenance of development operations (dev-ops) infrastructure that supports quality software releases
  • Work with counterparts throughout PACCAR to provide a global approach to embedded software development, and maintain corporate specifications where appropriate
  • Provide written and verbal updates to PACCAR senior management on display HMI software development progress
  • Recruit, mentor, and develop embedded software engineers
  • Up to 15% travel (domestic and international)



Required Skills



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 3+ years of design or validation of embedded software required with relevant experience in the automotive or trucking industry
  • Must demonstrate an ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment, manage multiple simultaneous projects, and respond dynamically to shifting priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills



Preferred Skills



  • Experience with user-interface software development for in-vehicle displays or video game applications
  • Knowledge of ISO26262 and ASPICE
  • Experience with Application Lifecycle Management and graphics engines tools such as IBM DOORS, IBM Rational Rhapsody, IBM Rational Team Concert, HP Quality Center, Unity, Unreal, or Godot
  • PACCAR plant and service experience are desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with software design and release, multiplexed communications, diagnostics, powertrain and/or other embedded systems leadership experience
  • Significant experience with advanced features in Microsoft Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Solid Understanding of Six Sigma disciplines and tool
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Prior experience with Agile Development practices
  • Overall product knowledge







Why work for PACCAR?


  • 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.
  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays and sick leave.
  • 401k with 100% company match, AND a company paid pension plan after 5 years.
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.


Additional Job Board Information


PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

PACCAR promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups – The Diversity Council, PACCAR Women’s Association (PWA), Veterans Group, and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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