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Date: Apr 5, 2018

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

The Mainframe System Engineer supports the mainframe infrastructure focusing on z/OS, 3rd party software installations and level 3 support in a multi-LPAR environment. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Skilled with installation, maintenance, upgrade, customization tuning of mainframe OS and other mainframe products
  • Considered to be Subject Matter Expert (SME) in regard to the mainframe OS, utilities and products
  • Ability to develop and define technical direction/architecture for strategic planning and projects
  • Storage administration skills highly desirable (DFHSM, DFDSS, DFSMS, IODF)
  • Ability to update JES2 exits in Assembler
  • Hands on experience with performance tuning/configuration management and updating WLM policies
  • Proficient with Assembler programming language
  • Install and configure mainframe automation software.
  • Proficient with dump analysis and problem resolution.
  • Perform the duties of the Project Manager and other leadership roles for mainframe project.
  • Maintain change control practices and procedures for mainframe changes.
  • Capacity planning evaluate and recommend software and hardware needs.
  • Other desired language skills:  SQL, REXX, CLIST, COBOL, SAS, MXG
  • z/OS components and features:  ICF catalogs, OMVS, USS, SDSF, SMP/E, TSO, JCL, RMF, Coupling Facility
  • Other products and software:  TMS, Top secret/RACF, CA-Endevor, DB2 Connect, IDz tools, Omegamon


Minimum of six years of experience and/or knowledge of z/OS systems programming.

Experience programming in one or more structured languages.

Experience with installing software via SMP/E.

Knowledge of z/OS system internals.

24x7 on-call availability as required. 


Bachelor's degree desired.

Additional Job Board Information

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

Prolonged sitting and manual dexterity are required. This position is in an office/desk work setting.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Mainframe, Security Clearance, Developer, Systems Engineer, Engineer, Technology, Government, Engineering

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