Mainframe Engineer

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Date: Jun 25, 2024

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98057

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

This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of PACCAR's Mainframe applications. The development and maintenance activity predominantly uses COBOL, IMS, DB2, and CICS. As a Mainframe Engineer, you will work with a talented PACCAR mainframe team that supports some of the most critical processes within the company for building medium and heavy-duty trucks across North America. This position is located in Renton, WA.


Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Work with customers to define, design and propose alternative solutions in response to changing business needs.
  • Work with customers to troubleshoot reported issues.
  • Provide system administration support.
  • Must be able and willing to work weekends and evenings to support on-call responsibilities as needed is required.



  • 5+ years software engineering experience including code development, scripting, workflow and data mapping.
  • 5+ years mainframe support experience: COBOL, IMS (DB), DB2, CICS, JCL.
  • Advanced computer system skills including use of word processing, databases, and spreadsheets. 
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and/or as a team member. 
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • PACCAR systems experience a plus.



  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field desired.


PACCAR Benefits 

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

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more


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. 


Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors, including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for the Mainframe Engineer is $84,000 - $131,700 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.



Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Computer Science, Mainframe, Software Engineer, Information Systems, Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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