Sales Application Developer Job

Date: May 17, 2023

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.


Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company, founded in 1923, is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. With an excellent heritage of quality, innovation and technology, Kenworth has played an essential role in the development of trucks that are more fuel efficient, productive, and economical to operate. Today, Kenworth is leading transportation innovation with the introduction of battery-electric vehicles, exploration of fuel cell electric powertrains, and autonomous driving systems. Kenworth is committed to fostering an environment of diversity, equality and inclusivity in the workplace.

PremierSpec is the sale tool in which Kenworth dealers configure truck specifications and place orders. The Sales Application Developer will act as the key member on adding & maintaining content into the sales tool based on the direction from Division’s sales & marketing campaigns, as well as being a key resource for fielding questions and requests from dealers and internal support on the Sales Tool.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Works with the product change process to integrate new content into the sales software by:

  • Interpreting and writing logic rules to support complex component configurations
  • Developing solutions to guide users through the truck configuration process
  • Acting as a liaison between Engineering, Marketing and ITD software developers
  • Certifying the outcome of the software developer enhancement efforts
  • Serves as the champion of the sales software user experience, providing on-going support by:
    • Providing support to Kenworth dealership users of the sales tool
    • Initiating process improvement opportunities to enhance the sales tool
    • Seeking technological solutions to organize, automate, and synchronize business needs
    • Recognizing the impact of software changes to the business
    • Training internal and external clients on the use of the sales tool
    • Creates technical documents to define enhancements to the sales tool

Qualifications & Skills

  • BA/BS required
  • Experience working with a technical, system, and/or business team to develop creative approaches to problems and effectively communicating changes to stakeholders
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office
  • Analytical and detail-oriented with ability to effectively communicate technical data
  • Familiarity with programming, logic sets, and relational database structure
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with varying schedules and shifting priorities; highly organized
  • Determined to succeed despite unanticipated obstacles
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Working knowledge general truck knowledge and/or mechanical systems desired


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


As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including: 

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match 
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement 
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time 
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family 
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA) 
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs 
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance 
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more 


Additional Job Board Information

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for Sales Application Developer is $72,000 - $108,000 annually. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.


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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