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2023 Summer Internship - Software Developer - Vehicle Software Delivery Intern Job

Date: Jan 26, 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!


The Role

As a software developer intern, you will get the opportunity to learn about various aspects of our trucks and how they correlate to the work that our team does. You will get to see the development work that we do in support of our future truck launches and the production support as issues surface. You will get exposure to Agile Methodology for software development, internal customer interviews and developing tools based on their needs!


About the Team

As a software developer, you will get to be part of a team that focuses on vehicle software delivery for our PACCAR Trucks! We develop and maintain our applications that enable telematics, over-the-air software updates and our service tool solutions that programs software on our PACCAR vehicles. This role also gets the opportunity to work with our other PACCAR divisions to understand, design and implement features for the manufacturing environment where we build trucks as well as solutions that aid our aftermarket trucks. Come join our amazing team!


Job Responsibilities & Projects

• Learn about our ITD team

• Learn about Vehicle Software Development in our contribution to PACCAR trucks

• Learn about Agile Methodology that enables software development which includes backlogs, sprint planning, daily stand-ups etc).

• Work with a mentor to develop time boxed project


Required Experience & Skills

• 2+ years hands-on IT technical experience

• Ability to work under pressure and multitask within a fast-paced environment

• Communicate clearly with team members, technical support groups, and management

• Strong understanding of OOO, SOA concepts and SOLID Design Principles

• Working knowledge around secure web development (Web Applications, Web API, Web Services)

• Programming experience:


· C#

· JavaScript


· ReSTful web services


· SQL/TSQL – SQL Serve



• Undergraduate degree in IT, Computer Science or related field desired in progress


Physical Demands

• Sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time

• Lifting up 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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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