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Embedded Systems Validation Engineer Job

Date: Jan 9, 2022

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

Company: PACCAR

The Control Systems 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, develops risk analysis, recommends test scope based on risk, compiles comprehensive test documentation, coordinates testing tasks between various groups and provides metrics on test readiness, defects and progress. This position communicates with multiple levels of management, external suppliers, customers and project stakeholders. 


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!

Job Responsilities:

  • 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%.

  • 3+ Years of applicable experience in test development and execution, strong background in test process and design
  • Familiar with quality assurance methodologies preferably V model, A-SPICE and ISO 26262
  • 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

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