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Software Configuration Management Specialist Job

Date: Sep 10, 2021

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

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The Powertrain Systems team is responsible for the software and calibration releases on embedded real-time automotive controls (including systems such as transmissions, engines, and exhaust aftertreatments). As a subset of Powertrain Systems, the Software Configuration Management Team is responsible for verifying software/calibration releases and the management of this content for North American vehicles. This team acts as an essential intermediary between various engineering organizations who are dependent on the team’s support for the delivery of quality Powertrain products.

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

•    Perform vehicle, engine, and aftertreatment calibration content verification
•    Train in and apply industry-standard configuration management tools, including CRETA, Vector, ATI
•    Run simple verification simulations and perform basic troubleshooting based on results
•    Basic Engine Control Unit (ECU) software and hardware troubleshooting
•    Improve and maintain configuration management of vehicle software and calibrations
•    Facilitate meetings with Powertrain engineers as required
•    Provide support for various engineering departments, on both a scheduled and ad hoc basis
•    Contribute to process definition as well as improve upon existing processes
•    Create and maintain organizational, procedural, and technical documentation
•    Light travel may be necessary


Required Qualifications

•    1 year of applicable experience
•    Ability to excel in a team environment as well as self-direct
•    Ability to redirect as project priorities shift
•    Ability to understand technical issues and relay them to varying expertise levels
•    Ability to work well across many different organizations and divisions
•    Close attention to details on individual work product
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office


Preferred Qualifications & Skills
•    Familiarity with programming or scripting: MATLAB, Visual Basic, Python, C#
•    Knowledge of databases and SQL
•    Prior HIL/SIL experience


Bachelor of Science Degree (eg. Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Management, etc.) required.

Additional Job Board Information

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

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