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Embedded Systems Validation Engineer 20350 Job

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Date: Mar 6, 2019

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The Embedded Systems Validation Engineer specifies and develops test plans for embedded vehicle controllers. This role is responsible for working with requirements authors to coordinate and track testable requirements through the development process across all levels of testing, recommends test scope based on risk analysis, compiles comprehensive test documentation, coordinates testing tasks between various groups and provides metrics on test readiness. This position communicates with multiple levels of management, external suppliers, 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 moderate to large scope with minimal supervision.
  • Creates risk analysis on the content of software releases to prioritize testing
  • Ensures requirements are covered by executable test cases and executable test cases are supported by requirements.
  • Recommends best test method (HIL or vehicle) based on the needs of the test plan.
  • Tracks expected implementation dates for functions and requirements.
  • Manages the application lifecycle database to modify fields and generate reports.
  • Fosters excellent communications.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative and productive work relations with all other departments.
  • Local travel in the Puget Sound area up to 20%, domestic and international travel up to 5%.


  • 3+ Years of applicable experience in test development and execution, strong background in test process and design preferred
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Familiarity with HPQC, SQL, scripting languages, requirements management tools a plus.
  • 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.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

Job Segment: Developer, Embedded, Informatics, Engineer, Electrical, Technology, Engineering

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