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Software Development Supervisor Job



Software Engineering, People & HR, Operations
Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Requisition Summary


PACCAR, global manufacturer of heavy-duty transportation equipment, including Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  The Engineering Solutions team at the PACCAR Technical Center in Mount Vernon WA is a new, growing team within the PACCAR Global Engines group with a goal to provide highly generic, robust, and streamlined software solutions to multiple departments and divisions within PACCAR. These solutions will typically support data acquisition and analysis, rapid controls prototyping, hardware-in-the-loop simulation, calibration control, diagnostics, and software configuration management activities. We are looking for a talented and highly motivated software supervisor who is willing to manage a team that works across disciplines. The supervisor will have an opportunity to lead a team that utilizes a variety of technologies along with core engineering and computer science fundamentals to deliver solutions to achieve this goal. This role has a strong potential to continue to make a significant impact in the long term.

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!

Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Lead the end-to-end software development process from ideation to deployment, ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality software solutions to assist with data archival, analysis, and reporting utilizing a variety of technologies.
  • Ensure that all software development practices, including coding, testing, and CI/CD workflows follow industry best practices and quality standards.
  • Stay up to date with the latest software development trends, technologies, and tools, and apply them to drive innovation and improve software development processes and deliverables for PACCAR.
  • Lead the research and development of the implementation of a robust data pipeline focused on ensuring data quality, global accessibility, and conformance to regulations at PACCAR.
  • Manage the development and maintenance of software solutions that support processes for data analysis, software release, software configuration management, hardware-in-the-loop simulation, and rapid controls prototyping activities.
  • Create and manage a global strategy to align solutions within the Global Engines Group.



  • Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Electrical Engineering)
  • At least four years of experience in a professional environment
  • Use of version control systems (SVN, Git)
  • Strong programming skills required, object-oriented design/development (MATLAB, Simulink, Python, Java, C, C++, C#, embedded software development) & database development
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and project management skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to achieve business objectives
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a passion for solving complex technical challenges
  • Understanding of software architecture and design principles, with experience in developing distributed software solutions.
  • Self-directed, excellent analysis and engineering judgment
  • Organized and disciplined with ability to manage personal workload and a willingness and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%, including international travel



Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Electrical Engineering)

Additional Job Board Information


PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors, including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for SuperTruck Fleet Connectivity Development Engineer is $93,000 – $145,500 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.