Embedded Systems Test Engineer

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Date: Jul 11, 2024

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

Company: PACCAR

The Embedded Systems Test Engineer specifies and develops plans and strategies for verifying PACCAR vehicle control systems. This individual is also responsible for identifying opportunities for efficiency improvements, developing tools to solve testing problems, mentoring junior engineers, and creating and executing test cases. 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.  


Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Develop and implement Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) test plans and strategies for complex systems
  • Configure HIL test setups, including selecting appropriate hardware and software components
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define test requirements and specifications
  • Create and execute HIL test scripts and procedures
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues in HIL test setups and test cases
  • Analyze test results and provide detailed reports to stakeholders
  • Identify and propose improvements to HIL test processes and methodologies
  • Stay updated with industry trends and advancements in HIL testing techniques
  • Ensure compliance with quality standards and regulatory requirements in HIL testing activities
  • Foster excellent communication, establish and maintain good working relations with other teams
  • Local travel in the Puget Sound area up to 10%, domestic and international travel up to 5%


Qualifications & Skills



  • BS Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or applicable field
  • Entry Level to 1+ 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  

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!


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 programs
  • 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 and E-Verify Employer. 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 the Embedded Systems Test Engineer is $65,500 - $98,300 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.



Job Segment: Testing, Test Engineer, QA Tester, Embedded, Technology, Engineering, Quality, Entry Level

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