Embedded Systems Test Engineer 1 1 Job (Sammamish)

  • Sammamish, WA

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Automotive

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Requisition Summary

The Control Systems Engineer specifies and develops test plans for embedded vehicle controllers. This role is responsible for working with requirements authors to coordinate and track testable requirements through the development process across all levels of testing, develops risk analysis, recommends test scope based on risk, compiles comprehensive test documentation, coordinates testing tasks between various groups and provides metrics on test readiness, defects and progress. 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 small to moderate scope with minimal supervision.
  • Creates risk analysis on the content of software releases to assist in prioritizing testing
  • Ensures requirements are covered by executable test cases while enforcing Spice compliance when applicable.
  • Recommends best test method (HIL or vehicle) based on engineering judgement and capabilities.
  • Tracks expected implementation dates for functions and requirements assigned to them.
  • Manages the application lifecycle database to modify fields and generate reports.
  • Manages defect closures and collaborates with stakeholders to set priorities.
  • Ensures requirements in test scope are reviewed for testability.
  • Has proficiency in test environment and test execution.
  • Has proficiency in software quality assurance methodologies.
  • Fosters excellent communication, establishes and maintains cooperative and productive work relations with other working groups.
  • Local travel in the Puget Sound area up to 20%, domestic and international travel up to 5%.


  • 3+ Years of applicable experience in test development and execution, strong background in test process and design
  • Familiar with quality assurance methodologies preferably V model, A-SPICE and ISO 26262
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Familiarity with HPQC, SQL, scripting languages, requirements management tools a plus
  • 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 Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or applicable field

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett
Job Segment: Embedded, Informatics, Engineer, Electrical, Systems Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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