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2023 Summer Internship - Cloud Engineer Intern Job

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98057

Company: PACCAR


PACCAR, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905 and is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture, and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under its internationally recognized brands Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.


Your next career move is waiting at PACCAR 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. Join the PACCAR team today!


Requisition Summary and The Role

PACCAR ITD is searching for talented individuals to join our 2023 Summer Internship Program!

Internships include unique learning opportunities:

• Learn first-hand from the industry's top professionals

• Work directly with Managers and Senior Managers

• Develop mentoring relationships

• Gain valuable hands-on experience

PACCAR is looking for a curious, creative, and motivated individual that is passionate about information technology, with a special interest in learning about Enterprise Scale Cloud Services and Data Streaming technologies. During your internship with PACCAR you’ll have the opportunity to explore new technologies, work with technical teams, and possibly lead projects. Our internship program is designed to give you real world experience and develop skills to help you succeed.


About the Team

As a Cloud Engineer Intern, you will work with Cloud Engineering (CE) team. The CE team develops foundational Cloud components with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) for all divisions of PACCAR. The team also builds infrastructure framework for strategic digital initiatives including Data Streaming, App Modernization, Cloud Cost Optimization, and Observability. Automation is the lifeblood of the team that enables us to achieve scalability and reliability needs. If you see yourself working on transformation projects having PACCAR wide impact, come join the us!


Job Responsibilities & Projects

Projects may include:

· Deployment of Cloud services to multi-cloud environments using DevOps methodologies

· Instrumentation of deployments to enable Observability and Actionability

· Real-time data processing

· Develop automation scripts to meet scalability and reliability needs

· Cloud cost optimizations

· Cloud operations


Required Experience & Skills

Minimum Technical Qualifications

· Experience coding in a minimum of one of the following higher-level Object Oriented Programming languages (Python, C++, Java)

· Familiar with Cloud Computing concepts

· Familiar with at least one Linux distribution.


Preferred Technical Qualifications

· Experience working with any Cloud Computing platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure) and Containers is highly desired

· Experience with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, CloudFormation)

· Experience in distributed systems and the three pillars – Scalability, Reliability, and Performance

· Experience with CI/CD and Pipeline as Code (Jenkins, GitHub Actions, Travis CI, Circle CI)



·Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Science or related field.


Physical Demands

• Sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time

• Lifting to 55 pounds

• Team lifting large objects such as servers using lifting equipment


As a U.S. PACCAR intern, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Sick Leave
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth, training, and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field


The salaries for intern positions are as follows:

  • Undergraduate Enrollment - $25 / hour
  • Graduate Enrollment - $30 / hour


Diversity & Inclusion

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability corporation. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions, and increases employee engagement.

PACCAR’s IT Division promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, celebrations, and affinity groups. The IT Division has an active Diversity Council and supports initiatives and activities for all. PACCAR supports women through the PACCAR Women’s Association (PWA), Women in Trucking, and Women in Technology International (WITI). Educational awareness programs such as Unconscious Bias, Male Allyship and Inclusive Leadership are just a few of many trainings offered. PACCAR is a supporter of PRIDE and celebrates many different multi-cultural events.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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