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7/31/2017
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Paccar | Sunnyvale, California
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Requisition Summary

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 high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines 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!

 

PACCAR Silicon Valley Innovation Center

The new PACCAR Silicon Valley Innovation Center, located in Sunnyvale California, will focus on identifying and advancing emerging technology research and development for all of PACCAR’s businesses. 
Requisition Summary
The PACCAR Silicon Valley Innovation Center is looking for an ambitious and self-directed Data Engineer!  If you have a proven track record of excellence, we are looking for you!


 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

• Collect and manage data from onboard vehicle systems.
• Build high-performance algorithms, prototypes, predictive models and proof of concepts. 
• Apply sound statistical and quantitative methods to explore and prepare datasets for programing and modeling.
• Research, build and evaluate data-driven products including forecasters, recommenders, classifiers, language processors and other statistical and machine learning-based solutions.
• Consult with a wide variety internal and external customers on project goals. 
• Communicate insights to customer and leadership teams.
• Work with large and small data sets; unstructured, sparse, fragmented and dispersed over multiple sources.
• Develop data set processes for data modeling, mining and production. 
• Design the platforms that will deliver data products in a usable format.

Skills / Competencies

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering or other quantitative field required. 
• Master’s degree preferred. 
• 5+ years of experience in advanced analytics, forecasting, statistical modeling, signal processing, or other technical analysis domains. 
• 2+ years machine learning experience; NLP, supervised/unsupervised, classification, regression. 
• 2+ years of experience in Python. 
• SQL and API data ingestion. 
• Strong communication skills; ability to explain complex concepts to non-technical audiences.
• Hadoop/Spark ecosystem expertise desired. 
• Familiarity with cloud computing (AWS, Azure). 
• Experience in product development. 
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• Results oriented and a willingness to grow personally and professionally.

Additional Job Board Information

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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