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Date: Oct 6, 2018

Location: Sunnyvale, CA, 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!

PACCAR Silicon Valley Innovation Center

The new PACCAR Silicon Valley Innovation Center, located in Sunnyvale California, will focus on identifying and advancing emerging technology research and development for all of PACCAR’s businesses. 

The PACCAR Silicon Valley Innovation Center is looking for an ambitious and self-directed Senior Software Developer! If you have a proven track record of excellence, we are looking for you!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

• Participate in team design of instrumentation, driver information, operator controls, and other truck cab or chassis features requiring electronic functionality.
• Keep abreast of emerging industry trends in the field of commercial vehicle embedded software development and technology.
• Develop solutions compatible with existing applications. 
• Derive and document system requirements for software, electronics, sensors, actuators, human to machine interface (HMI), and vehicle network messaging to achieve targeted functional enhancements. 
• Develop solutions with cross-divisional counterparts on global design direction.
• Develop or enhance complete functional models for vehicle software features using Matlab/Simulink.
• Develop high-level visual software elements to support delivery of new features.
• Communicate requirements to other functional teams as needed to assure reliability and quality.
• Coordinate with software validation team to certify software and process parameters to meet specifications.
• Manage processes to maintain schedule, budget, and functionality.
• Collect and track truck functionality requirements. 


Skills / Competencies

• BSEE, BSECE or equivalent degree required in Electrical Engineering or closely related discipline preferred.
• Master’s degree highly preferred. 
• Experience in programming using model-based software design tools for embedded real-time systems. 
• Experience with automotive or commercial vehicle networks, such as CAN, SAE J1939 and LIN.
• 7+ years design & release of automotive or commercial vehicle real-time embedded software systems, controls, and/or HMI preferred.
• Familiarity with Agile software development processes.
• Experience desired using IBM Rational DOORS, IBM Rational Rhapsody, IBM Rational Team Concert, Sparx Enterprise Architect, HP Quality Center, or other such continuous engineering or development lifecycle management tools.
• Willing to learn and use new engineering processes and techniques and be resourceful in solving complex technical problems.
• Experience in product development. 
• Able to work in a team environment.
• Familiarity with personal computer software including project management tools, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
• Results oriented and a willingness to grow personally and professionally. 


Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

Job Segment: Developer, Engineer, Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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