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Internship - AR/VR Engineer Job

Date: Feb 20, 2021

Location: Renton, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

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 high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines 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

PACCAR’s Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Renton, WA utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide systems development, consulting, voice and data communications services to the entire Corporation, which has high visibility in the technology sector.

Requisition Summary

PACCAR ITD is searching for talented individuals to join our 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 augmented and virtual reality technology to join our innovation group. This position will provide the opportunity to explore emerging technologies in the vehicle, aftermarket, manufacturing and consumer markets, to work with technical teams and lead proofs-of-concept. Our internship program is designed to give you real world experience and develop skills to succeed within the industry.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Maintain a high awareness level of emerging technologies and trends in the extended reality (XR) enterprise and consumer markets.
  • Establish and expand PACCAR business knowledge in order to discover solution opportunities.
  • Design, build, and test prototype solutions with the business using rapid prototyping and human-centered design methodologies.
  • Document designs, test plans and concept results as deliverables for all technology engagements.
  • Provide business value estimates for proposed ideas using best-practice methodologies in coordination with the innovation department.
  • Contribute strong concepts to the innovation backlog.


  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • High degree of flexibility in adjusting to changing priorities
  • Extremely high degree of enthusiasm for new technology



  • Currently seeking Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or equivalent in computer science, engineering, programming or 3D design fields.
  • Programming experience in .NET (C#) or Python.
  • Experience in development of 3D applications utilizing Unity.
  • Experience in 3D creation solutions such as Blender, AutoDesk Maya, 3ds Max or similar.



  • Experience with CAD tools such as PTC CREO, AutoDesk AutoCAD, DS SolidWorks or similar.
  • Experience with Unity libraries such as Microsoft Mixed Reality Toolkit (MRTK), Vuforia Engine, Microsoft Azure Object Understanding and/or Azure Remote Render.
  • Experience with CAD decimation and optimization tooling such as PIXYZ, InstaLOD or similar.
  • Experience with AWS and/or Azure cloud managed services and offerings.
  • Six Sigma lean/green belt training or certification

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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