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Embedded Software Engineer Internship Job

Date: May 6, 2022

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

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Embedded Engineering Team is looking for a skilled engineer to perform develop and document prototype embedded software for PACCAR powertrain and vehicle management systems. 
Skilled candidates will develop embedded software based on customer/vehicle requirements following the established corporate software engineering process. 
This position will be a part of a global engineering team; including our Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF subsidiaries while residing at PACCAR Technical Center. 

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

  • Support Rapid Control Prototyping (RCP) of embedded software solutions in order to meet customer requirements utilizing a range of development tools (MATLAB / Simulink in a model-based design environment, GIT/Java /C++/ embedded Linux / Python / C# in a software development environment, and Kanzi in a UX/UI environment)
  • Update written system and component technical specifications for powertrain and vehicle embedded software based on product and customer requirements.
  • Analyze, interpret, and provide feedback on verification / validation tests for conformance to customer requirements.
  • Gather data and analyze system performance utilizing test equipment and other standard EE lab equipment for verification and validation of embedded software products.
  • Perform troubleshooting and first-line diagnosis of issues, detailed analysis, root-cause investigation, problem resolution and defect reporting.
  • Interact with team members and other personnel within the company and provide on-site customer support.
  • Work to develop professional relationships through collaboration, respect, professionalism, trust and integrity.


  • Candidate will be independent, motivated, demonstrate excellent analytical and written communication skills, and exercise sound engineering judgment.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment with strong organizational skills.


  • Enrolled in a degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline - Junior or Senior standing.

Additional Job Board Information

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

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