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Job Description

Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World's Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company's dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks.

Requisition Summary

This position will help an already strong software development team, Design, Build and Maintain new and existing Kenworth business applications using primary Microsoft technologies (.Net/SQL).

A successful candidate will be highly self-directed, an excellent problem-solver and able to work with all levels of the organization. Strong leadership skills and excellent communication skills are required.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for the development and enhancement of applications using Web and Client technology on a variety of hardware platforms in a fast paced environment. The development and enhancement activities will primarily use Visual Studio (ASP.NET, C# and VB.net).

  • Work as part of an Agile Team to deliver projects that meet customer expectations and achieve the business benefits
  • Monitor problem tickets and support resolution for supported applications
  • Identify recurring issues and propose long-term solutions
  • Perform diagnostics testing
  • Accurately estimate time required to complete technical tasks and deliverables.

Qualifications & Skills

  • BA/BS degree required. 
  • 2 to 3 years of software development or support experience
  • 2 to 3 years minimum experience of .NET development (C# or VB.net)
  • 2 to 3 year experience of SQL Server development (SQL Stored Procedures, SSIS, SSRS)
  • Strong knowledge of software delivery methodologies. 
  • Highly self-motivated. 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to perform all functions of SDLC, including requirements analysis, design, development and quality assurance
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment using Agile methods
  • Ability to work with globally distributed development teams
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives across the organization
  • Solid understanding of Object-Oriented programming
  • Knowledge of software design and testing methodologies
  • Willing to learn new technologies
  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, customer support environment and with all levels of the organization
  • On call availability (24x7) for system administration support

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

About Paccar

PACCAR Inc, operates through two segments: design, manufacture and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket distribution of parts, and finance and leasing services provided to customers and dealers. The Company's finance and leasing activities are principally related to Company products and associated equipment. Other manufactured products include industrial winches. The Company and its subsidiaries design and manufacture heavy-duty diesel trucks, which are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The Truck and Other businesses include a division of the Company, which manufactures industrial winches in two United States plants and markets them under the Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic nameplates. In North America, Australia and 16 European countries, the Company provides financing and leasing arrangements, principally for its manufactured trucks, through wholly owned finance companies operating under the PACCAR Financial trade name. (Source: 10-K)

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