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Electronic Systems and Architecture Engineer Job

Date: Jul 2, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR


PACCAR Embedded Engineering is hiring Electronic Systems and Architecture Engineer to join our team in Kirkland, Washington office.


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. 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.
  • Support test organization in identification and resolution of design issues.  Update architecture documents accordingly.
  • Provide interface documentation to wiring design, software architect(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 (domestic 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.
  • Proficiency 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.Responsibilities



Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?


  • 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.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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