Master Software Engineer - Backend


Waltham, MA, USA Remote

Full time

Software Engineering / Software Developer

Sep 10

The Company

Hitachi Vantara combines technology, intellectual property, and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers' experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining IT, operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. Join our team and our employee-focused culture and help drive our customers' data to meaningful customer outcomes.

The Role

We are seeking a Master Software Engineer - Backend to join a fast-paced, highly collaborative engineering team. In this role, you will work with a cross-functional engineering team to prototype, design, and develop software solutions. The Engineering team embraces a highly collaborative development model that requires deep development involvement from start to finish of each project.


- Own and drive solution software architecture and technical roadmap

- Support pre-sales in architecting large scale deployments of the software solution

- Contribute to architectural direction of the Object Storage Portfolio

- Design, develop, deploy, and support scalable software applications/systems

- Build and maintain products and solutions throughout its life cycle

- Collaborate and work with cross-functional engineering team members to turn requirements into prototypes, technical designs, and implementation

- Collaborate with a team of developers to maintain technical design and code standards

- Participate in reviews of business requirements

- Contribute to functional specifications and technical designs

- Participate in reviews of feature designs and test plans

Experience and Skills

- 15+ years of hands-on contribution in software engineering or related field

- Experience leading the design of solutions from scratch

- Experience leading design of scalable distributed software

- Expert knowledge of Object Oriented development and design principles

- Experience in designing containerized applications suitable for deployment and within Kubernetes

- Ability to influence and moderate technical discussions with engineers to arrive at the best solution for the team's biggest challenges

- Ability to ramp up on existing code base and new technologies to help evolve the solution and entire portfolio

- Deep understanding of engineering processes (including Agile methodologies)

- Advanced problem-solving skills

- Ability to convey complex technical information in a clear and concise manner

- Tech savvy, detail oriented, and highly driven

- Demonstrates outstanding interpersonal as well as clear, concise communication skills

- A genuine passion for engineering high-quality solutions

- Relevant formal education, including BSCS or MSCS

Our Values

We strive to create an inclusive environment for all and are open to considering home working, compressed/flexible hours and flexible arrangements. Get in touch with us to explore how we might be able to accommodate your specific needs.

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. With Japanese roots going back over 100 years, our culture is founded on the values of our parent company expressed as the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa - Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto - Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin - Pioneering Spirit, Challenge

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