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Embedded Systems Automation Engineer Job

Date: Nov 23, 2022

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

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary


The Embedded Systems Automation Engineer investigates, develops, and implements automation tools and procedures to improve overall levels of testing automation for vehicle electronic control units (ECUs). This role is also responsible for increasing the fidelity and repeatability of automated embedded systems tests ran on Hardware-In-The-Loop (HIL) benches. This position communicates with multiple levels of management, external suppliers, customers, and project stakeholders.  


Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts projects of small to large scope with minimal supervision.
  • Creates risk analysis on the content of software releases to prioritize testing
  • Ensures requirements are covered by automated executable test cases.
  • Identifies testing optimization opportunities by leveraging emerging tools and technologies.
  • Leads processes improvements through test automation and recommends best test method based on the needs of the test plan.
  • Continuously improves capabilities and refines feature sets of existing automation framework
  • Tracks expected implementation dates for functions and requirements.
  • Manages the application lifecycle database to modify fields and generate reports.
  • Manages individual projects of moderate scope from project planning and quoting through execution and reporting.
  • Fosters excellent communications.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative and productive work relations with other working groups and departments.
  • Local travel in the Puget Sound area up to 20%, domestic and international travel up to 5%.


Qualifications & Skills


  • BS Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or applicable field
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and coordinate between various on and off shore resources to accomplish team goals
  • Familiarity with HPQC, SQL, dSpace Scalexio hardware set, dSpace Control Desk, Python, Matlab Simulink Model scripting languages, requirements management tools a plus. 
  • Experience with test automation software creation and development
  • 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 
  • Experience with ISO26262, Six Sigma, aSpice and agile methods a strong plus. 
  • Strong understanding of product liability as it pertains to safety and regulatory related items a strong plus.
  • Strong presentation skills  


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.
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.  

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!


Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site. 

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

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