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Senior Field Engineer

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Job ID: 1020819HV
Date Posted: Aug 24, 2022
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Vantara
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): IT, Telecom & Internet

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The primary role of a successful Field Engineer is the timely delivery of visualization solutions that include both hardware and software configuration, installation, and integration. Additionally, this position requires project management skills to coordinate Hitachi Employees, Hitachi affiliates and Hitachi partners through the life cycle of a project from equipment procurement through physical installation, system integration, end user training and project signoff. The Field Engineer will also work collaboratively with the direct sales and pre-sales team to provide support for all technical aspects of the sales cycle to assist in the development of a complete Bill of Material and Scope of Work. Job requirements include but are not limited to the following activities: perform site survey to develop a wireless and wired infrastructure network infrastructure to support the solution, identify power requirements, develop installation scope of work documentation, equipment configuration (cameras, switches, radios, video management servers, utility servers) and end users training.

Required Capabilities:
• Strong ability in network design and configuration
• Strong experience with Video Server Management applications
• Strong Experience with Video Analytics
• Strong experience with Linux operating systems
• Strong experience with virtual server environments
• Strong ability to understand and describe HVS's technical architecture
• Public Safety and Smart City Exposure and experience.
• Excellent customer facing and presentation skills
• Excellent organization and project management skills
• High level of energy, enthusiasm, persistence, discipline and a strong desire to succeed
Ability to 25% - 50% travel

Technical Skills:
• Experience in the Video Management Software
• Experience in Application integration
• Experience in Networking (Wired, Wireless, Cellular, Cisco certification)
• Experience in Project Management
• Experience in Microsoft Server Operating Systems
• Experience in VMWare (VCP Certification desired)
• Experience in cloud-based environments (Azure, AWS or other cloud service)
• Experience with Linux operating systems (Red Hat and Ubuntu)
• Familiarity with Docker Containers
• Experience in Troubleshooting Tools (i.e., Wireshark)

Our Company

Hitachi Vantara is part of the Global Hitachi family. We balance innovation with an open, friendly culture and the backing of a long-established parent company, known for its ethical reputation. We guide customers from what's now to what's next by unlocking the value of their data and applications to solve their digital challenges, achieving outcomes that benefit both business and society.

Our people are our biggest asset, they drive our innovation advantage and we strive to offer a flexible and collaborative workplace where they can thrive. Diversity of thought is welcomed and our employee base is represented by several active Employee Resource Group communities. We offer industry leading benefits packages (flexible working, generous pension and private healthcare) and promote a creative and inclusive culture. If driving real change gives you a sense of pride and you are passionate about powering social good, we'd love to hear from you.

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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