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Date: Jan 29, 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 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

Advanced Analytics will help keep PACCAR’s factories running, parts shipping and trucks rolling, and the Advanced Analytics Center of Excellence is PACCAR’s leading team in this effort. The Center of Excellence helps business partners make data-driven decisions to achieve more by driving Advanced Analytics projects, introducing technologies, and sharing best practices throughout PACCAR.

The Advanced Analytics Center of Excellence is looking for a curious, creative and motivated individual that is passionate about driving data and Advanced Analytics initiatives in a Fortune 200 company. Though this is not a sales position, the internship participant will need to “sell” their ideas. During your internship with PACCAR you’ll have the opportunity to explore new technologies, work in a highly trained team, and lead projects. This internship program is designed to give the participant real world experience and develop skills to succeed in Analytics.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develop and evaluate Advanced Analytics models (i.e. Nonlinear Regression, Random Forest, XGBoost, and Neural Networks).
  • Extract, clean, merge, transform and compile data from various data sources, including relational database, NoSQL databases and unstructured data.
  • Work with other divisions to develop new analytics solutions, identify new data useful for analytics projects, and support analytics best practices.
  • Operationalize Advanced Analytics models as APIs, Batch Jobs, and Interactive Dashboards.
  • Create and present materials on data projects to management and business partners.


  • Familiar with data science focusing on machine learning techniques, model development and testing.
  • Familiarity with R or Python.
  • Familiarity with AWS a plus.
  • This position is in an office work setting. Prolonged sitting and manual dexterity is required.


  • Currently enrolled in a Graduate Degree in Data Science, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field.
  • Coursework in mathematical modeling, machine learning or data science required.

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Data Analyst, Database, Analytics, Summer Internship, Data, Management, Technology, Entry Level, Customer Service

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