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Embedded Systems Engineer Job

Date: Aug 22, 2021

Location: Mt Vernon, WA, US, 98273-9671

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The Control Systems Engineer specifies and develops test plans for embedded vehicle controllers. This role is responsible for working with requirements authors to develop test cases that verify required software functionality. The Engineer will coordinate and track coverage of testable requirements, recommend test scope based on risk, verify and document defects. This position communicates with multiple levels of management, customers and project stakeholders. 

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 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!

Division Information

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts projects of small to moderate scope with minimal supervision.
  • Ensures requirements are covered by executable test cases while enforcing Spice compliance when applicable.
  • Recommends best test method (HIL or vehicle) based on engineering judgement and capabilities.
  • Tracks expected implementation dates for functions and requirements assigned to them.
  • Tests defects for closure and provide stakeholders with input on customer impact.
  • Ensures requirements in test scope are reviewed for testability.
  • Has proficiency in test environment and test execution.
  • Has proficiency in software quality assurance methodologies.
  • Fosters excellent communication, establishes and maintains cooperative and productive work relations with other working groups.
  • Local travel in the Puget Sound area up to 10%, domestic and international travel up to 5%.


  • Entry Level to 3+ Years of applicable experience in test development and execution
  • Familiar with quality assurance methodologies
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively
  • Ability to manage personal workload and willingness, flexibility and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands
  • Strong presentation skills 


BS Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or applicable field

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

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