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Company: PACCAR
Location: Renton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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

PACCARs Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Renton, WA utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide systems development, consulting, voice and data communications services to the entire Corporation, which has high visibility in the technology sector.

Requisition Summary

PACCAR is a global truck technology leader with operations around the world. As part of the Digital Solutions team at PACCAR, the Data Services team is on the verge of the next phase of their evolution, adopting the newest cloud data infrastructure, industry DataOps practices, and unlocking a new era of productivity & value. We are looking for a technology leader to drive this evolution while also continuing the high level of service established by the existing team.

You will define a technical vision for PACCARs data at rest, emphasizing self-healing architectures, next-generation technologies, automated deployments, and streamlined processes, while maintaining these vital data assets uptime and security. You will also be responsible for executing Proof of Concepts (POCs) to demonstrate the value & feasibility of this vision and work with the rest of Digital Solutions to implement programs to realize your vision. You will work with an established team of DBAs supporting PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, and MySQL in both an on-premises data center as well as in a multi-cloud environment.

If you are an outstanding technology leader with a deep sense of ownership and a passion for technical excellence, who can work in an organization of high-performing, collaborative and innovative experts to deliver highly available, performant database systems supporting application and analytics needs, this is the job for you.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

In addition to owning and executing a technical vision for the databases across PACCAR, this position will provide day-to-day support for a team of DBAs and serve as a leader in the Digital Solutions organization.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leads a disciplined, responsive, business-focused and cloud innovated team of high-performing DBAs enhancing and supporting mission-critical applications where downtime is measured in $Ms per minute.
  • Creates, maintains and modernizes databases by setting and enforcing PACCAR technology vision, standards and controls through automation.
  • Enhances the scalability and performance of existing database architecture.
  • Develops database structures and features according to organizational next-generation technologies vision.
  • Develops procedures aligned to newest cloud data infrastructure and maintains procedures to ensure data integrity and quality.
  • Keeps management and stakeholders informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems.
  • Performs database maintenance, migration, and upgrading of hardware and software.
  • Secures cloud and on-premises data by developing data security and restoration policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Develops work plans and provides delivery oversight for database development, provides project management, as appropriate.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative partnerships with internal customers, vendors, ITD departments and PACCAR executives.


  • Minimum of 5 years enterprise level database management experience

  • Demonstrated project architecture and project management ability at enterprise scale

  • Experience using CI/CD pipelines for databases deployments

  • Broad range of platform, database, data warehouse, operating system middleware, and integration experience. Focused on:

    • Oracle

    • Microsoft SQL

    • Postgres

    • MySQL

    • Snowflake

    • AWS

    • GCP (Google Cloud Platform)

    • Azure

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Creative and advanced analytical, leadership, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to make sound independent decisions


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Business

  • MBA or advanced degree preferred

Additional Job Board Information

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

Keywords: PACCAR, Renton , Data, Other , Renton, Washington

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