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Date: Feb 27, 2019

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 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

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

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work with stakeholders from across the organization to identify and catalog data sources for analytics projects, develop new analytics solutions and support analytics best practices.
  • Extract, clean, merge, transform and compile data from various data sources, including relational databases, flat files, NoSQL databases and unstructured data.
  • Develop process improvements to increase the efficiency and accuracy of KPI reports.
  • Provide accurate, relevant and meaningful ad-hoc analysis to management to support strategic and tactical decision-making.
  • Create and present materials on data projects.
  • Prepare Tableau dashboards to enable simple but effective insight to our data


  • Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or related fields.
  • Experience working with structured and unstructured data, including relational databases (SQL Server), flat files (CSV), NoSQL databases (MongoDB) and unstructured data.
  • Must be a highly-motivated self-starter and self-directed learner with a creative mind, high attention to detail and a solution-oriented outlook
  • Candidate must demonstrate strong analytical skills, excellent general business acumen, with the ability to concisely and clearly communicate complex topics.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Tableau skills would be a highly desirable.


Assistance and Training to Facilitate the Internship

  • Data structures and ETL processes (including SSIS).
  • Gain familiarity with cloud storage and compute on AWS.
  • Build experience with working with big data (Scala, Spark, Pig).
  • Build experience with container deployments (Docker, Kubernetes, ECS).
  • Build experience with the operationalization and maintenance of analytics APIs using Plumber, Flask, Swagger and similar.
  • Develop the ability to maintain a balance between solid “pragmatism” and “scientific rigor” to meet the needs of a dynamic business.
  • Build Tableau skills


Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program; Computer Science, Data Science or equivalent

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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