Software Configuration, Release & Delivery Engineer Job

PACCAR   •  

Renton, WA

Industry: Automotive


Not Specified years

Posted 40 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Design Engineer responsible for release and selection/configuration logic definition for heavy duty vehicle software.

Job Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Release control of software components and parameters for heavy commercial truck
  • Release drawings to document software and calibration part number definition and parameter characteristics
  • Complete engineering change notice documentation to manage old and new software & calibration parts and parameter definitions
  • Define calibration and software component structure to support vehicle option configuration goals
  • Evaluate and improve processes for selecting, configuring, composing, and delivering embedded software
  • Track and update overall release schedule for components within the engineers portfolio
  • Track and report progress of support activities (sales tool updates, selection logic changes, programming tool releases, software test, and any required regulatory submissions) leading to launch readiness
  • Conduct tests (paper pilot) of vehicle configuration logic and support plant pilot builds
  • Support launch at truck assembly plants as needed, and resolve field issues as identified
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with mechanical engineers, manufacturing engineers and other professionals to ensure industry-leading quality of the content delivery is met/maintained/exceeded on all releases
  • Coordinate with suppliers as needed to ensure purchased software is delivered on-time and correctly structured for PACCAR use
  • Up to 10% travel.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering (Electrical, Software, or Mechanical), Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, lean, collaborative team environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and planning/tracking skills
  • Competency with standard office software (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Able to learn and use new processes and techniques and resourcefully solve complex technical issues
  • Ability to structure logic and translate between customer-driven sales requirements and engineering-driven technical solutions
  • Commitment to reliability, value, and quality in all aspects of work
  • Willingness to grow continuously, both personally and professionally and a strong results orientation

    Desired Skills/Attributes

  • 3+ years design & release of automotive or commercial vehicle systems, including software, electronic controls, switches, driver input devices, and/or HMI desired
  • Proficiency using Engineering tools (Pro-Engineer, Mentor Graphics, Matlab/Simulink) helpful
  • Awareness of heavy duty commercial truck regulations, especially affecting instrumentation, emissions, safety, and On Board Diagnostics
  • Understanding of truck design and application as it impacts electrical/electronic systems, architecture, and software-driven functionality
  • Specific experience or expertise in one or more of:
    • Automotive HMI/ Instrumentation/Driver Controls
    • Diesel Powertrain Control Systems
    • Vehicle Controls