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Mt. Vernon Wash Full Time Posted: Monday, 19 June 2017
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Requisition Summary

This position specifies and develops tests for Embedded vehicle controllers. The test developer works with requirements authors to ensure testable requirements are developed, creates test instructions in a test tracking system, and communicates the test needs to test engineers for execution in a hardware-in-the-loop environment and on vehicles. This position communicates with multiple levels of management, external suppliers, customers, and project stakeholders.

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

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts projects of moderate scope with minimal supervision.
  • Interprets function requirements to develop software integration test requirements and test plans.
  • Constructs test plans in a test tracking tool
  • Ensures tests are traceable to development requirements
  • Communicates test requirements to test engineers.
  • Identifies gaps between test requirements and hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) test bench capabilities. Helps specify HIL changes needed to meet test requirements
  • Determines best test method (HIL or vehicle) for maximum test efficiency.
  • Fosters good communications.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative and productive work relations with all other departments.
  • Travel up to 10%


Minimum three years of experience specifying and/or validating Embedded control systems
Demonstrated ability to translate software function requirements to test specifications
Familiarity with Controller Area Network (CAN) operation, especially J1939
Experience with Matlab/Simulink
Experience with dSpace AutomationDesk and ControlDesk preferred
Ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively
Ability to manage personal workload and willingness, flexibility and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands
Strong presentation skills


BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

Additional Job Board Information

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

Mt. Vernon Wash, United States of America
6/19/2017 4:07:42 PM

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