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Network Engineer Job

Date: Sep 4, 2021

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 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

This position works with multiple stakeholders and partners across PACCAR to analyze business requirements and execute the global network strategy and technology roadmap. This positions responsibility include designing and implementing PACCAR’s global networks meeting design criteria in a cost effective, secure and maintainable manner.  Supports multiple systems through maintenance, modification, optimization and tier 3 problem resolution. The Network Engineer works closely with other Engineering leads in the broader Global Technology & Operations (GT&O) organization as well as Security Operations organization to provide and support end-to-end solutions for our business partners. This position requires a broad knowledge across network, compute platforms, cloud, and security disciplines.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated technical expertise in domain of network, performance and security technologies, which will be supplemented with DevOps automation experience.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Support the development of the department’s technical vision and strategy for PACCAR’s networks including WAN/LAN, Wireless/Mobility, Unified Communications, and SAN.

  • Implement automation to streamline all aspects of network management including processes, provisioning, performance, and notification.  

  • Support global strategies to implement new technologies based on developed vision.

  • Present new and emerging technologies to management through vendor presentations and/or personal experiences, which provide financial benefit or increase productivity.

  • Support and work with peers in cross-functional global teams.

  • Promotes cross functional training and development for network engineers.

  • Contributes to the development of PACCAR network standards and publish RFCs as requested.

  • 3rd level support on PACCAR’s network infrastructure and its peripheral equipment. Document network problems and resolution for future reference and automate to reduce support.

  • Up to 25% travel


  • 6+ years of professional Networking Technology experience at an enterprise level; 4+ years of hands-on networking Engineer (Cisco, Proxies, Firewalls, Load Balancers, WAN Optimization) Knowledge of Virtual Networking Products like Cisco DNA, Cisco ACI, SDDC, SD-WAN and Premised based and Cloud based networking and security solutions.

  • Knowledge of Cloud Apps, Cloud technologies & ecosystems, mainly AWS and Azure

  • Experience with Red Hat Ansible, automation and DevOps environments.

  • Experience with IPv6 migration   

  • Proven track record in the support of secure enterprise level networks.

  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP applications and protocols, MPLS, BGP, OSPF, HSRP, STP.

  • Experience with IPSEC and SSL based VPN equipment.

  • Strong knowledge of IP switched storage networks.

  • Experience with converge network LAN/SAN/SDN. 

  • Palo Alto Firewall, Silver Peak SD-WAN, and F5 BGigIP Load balancer administration experience is a plus.

  • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies and Microsoft Azure DevOps environment recommended.

  • Understanding of current and emerging wireless network technology in an enterprise setting.

  • Knowledge in security including authentication and encryption protocols.

  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, presentation) and strong analytical abilities.

  • Ability to exert influence, gain consensus and broker solutions between senior leaders and peers.

  • Cisco Certifications: CCNA, CCNP, CCIE or CISSP desired.


Bachelor degree in related field strongly desired

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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