DITA/XSLT Developer Job

Date: May 20, 2023

Location: Lewisville, TX, US, 75067

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

PACCAR, the global manufacturer of heavy-duty transportation equipment, including Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks, seeks a DITA/XSLT Developer to support emissions regulatory and onboard diagnostics documentation at its Technical Centers in Lewisville, TX.

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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and 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!


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Implement, update, integrate, validate, and maintain DITA authoring and publication plugins and tools
  • Develop and maintain XSLT DITA to PDF transforms that meet established style guide and publication requirements
  • Validate code and debug code, report bugs and issues
  • Gather requirements related to authoring and system inputs, such as XML data files
  • Determine requirements for specialized DITA DTDs and DITA elements
  • Collaborate with global documentation team to continually improve processes and content architecture
  • Determine requirement for metadata for attributes and conditionals to publish content for a specific engine model and model year
  • Author and edit DITA content and DITA maps following established information model
  • Design content reuse and cross-referencing strategies



  • DITA or XSLT experience-Required
  • Experience with industry-standard tools, with the ability to learn and adapt (such as ANT, Antenna House, Azure DevOps Pipelines, Git, Oxygen XML, Schematron, and XML)
  • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with engineers, developers, SMEs, stakeholders, and other PACCAR personnel in a deadline-driven system development environment
  • Demonstrated initiative in innovating and implementing workflow, process, and technical solutions
  • Ability to work independently, adhering to agreed schedule, and documentation priorities
  • Proficient in Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Office products, especially Excel, Visio, and SharePoint
  • Ability to adjust work schedule to accommodate different time zones as needed
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed


  • BA/BS degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, Technical Communications, or a related field) and 3 or more years related experience

Paccar Benefits

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 program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors, including your education, training, or experience. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above.

Learn more at www.paccar.com.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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