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Manager, Cloud and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Job

Date: Jan 15, 2023

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98057

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

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

Do you have a passion for innovation and building technologies that make cloud services more reliable, efficient, and scalable? Would you like to work at global scale? Do you think infrastructure as code is the only way infrastructure should move into production?


The Manager, Cloud and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) will lead and manage organization-wide cloud SRE activities and have technical responsibilities for core AWS and GCP platforms throughout the organization.


The Cloud and Site Reliability Engineering team builds, deploys, operates, sustains, and grows the software systems that build, scale, monitor, secure, manage, and automate PACCAR’s cloud services. The team drives the stability and sustainability of next-generation systems and discovers innovative ways to scale and operate them reliably. In this role, you will work with Systems and Software Engineers to create proactive engineering mechanisms that will enable the team to manage the health of cloud services, distributed server fleets, and the software stacks across AWS, GCP and Azure. You will deploy and monitor the systems and automation to ensure that tooling is operating optimally. You will utilize trends and metrics to identify opportunities for improvements within existing frameworks, tools, and processes to continuously improve systems.


The Manager, Cloud and Site Reliability Engineering will report to the Director, Digital Services in PACCAR’s Information Technology Division.

About the Team

As a key leader in the Digital Services team, you will work with a highly celebrative team of data, cloud, and analytics professionals with different backgrounds. Digital focuses on enabling PACCAR to make better decisions, faster, injecting new technologies and capabilities that enable us to better manage and utilize data to drive the business and our customers forward. As part of a diversified, global Fortune 200 company, the Digital team works on a wide variety of projects.


The Cloud Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team handles complex cloud integrations and is accountable for improving the performance, resiliency, visibility, availability and reliability of AWS and GCP cloud technology infrastructure at PACCAR. Come join this dynamic, growing, and pioneering team, and make an impact at global scale!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead the team of SREs who oversee the enterprise-wide AWS and GCP platforms, automating using Docker, Terraform, Gitflow, Jenkins, or an equivalent.
  • Apply SRE best practices to consult, coach and provide oversight to development, business, and systems teams in defining and implementing Service Level Objective’s (SLO’s) and Service Level Indicators (SLI’s).
  • Work with System Engineers, Developers, Architects, and DevOps engineers to design and implement automated solutions with CI/CD Pipelines for infrastructure and software build, deployment, and configuration.
  • Solve problems, from epic to the mundane, effectively translating design requirements into engineering tasks and building system components, integrating appropriate technologies as needed.
  • Build scalable production systems from start to finish, adhering to the business needs and incorporating security, scalability, high availability, telemetry, and observability.
  • Ensure cloud and software costs are well managed, implementing tagging, cloud cost management, and utilization optimization, and exploring opportunities to reduce costs, improve function, and inject enterprise value.
  • Provide technical leadership for complex, long term initiatives.
  • Proactively support product health by building solutions that are automated, scalable, and sustainable – be relentlessly focused on minimizing defects and technical debt.
  • Deliver with team spirit in mind (partner with team members, ensure they understand the work being done) to ensure project success, and drive the team's agile delivery methodology.

Required Experience & Skills

  • 5 - 7 years of related industry experience.
  • 2+ years of managerial experience.
  • Sees the big picture from business perspective.
  • Does not fear complexity or scale, viewing problems as opportunities.
  • Software-centric mindset, comfortable with coding, relishing change and frequent releases.
  • Experience managing and deploying scaled cloud systems in AWS and/or GCP with a focus on operational excellence.
  • Experience working with high-availability, distributed systems and services in a hosting environment including hardware, OS, storage, network, and database solutions
  • Experience delivering projects in a highly collaborative, multi-discipline team environment, communicating clearly with both technical and non-technical partners.
  • Demonstrated direct leadership of individual contributors (training, coaching, mentoring, performance management and development)
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum team environment


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Information Technology or related experience
  • Masters’ degree preferred

Physical Demands

  • Sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time

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 Manager, Cloud and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is $102,700 - $160,700 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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