Meet our Team
We are the software defined storage QA team within Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. Working both together and across component development teams we aim to learn from each other to improve our testing methods to ensure quality at every point in the development lifecycle in order to deliver a high quality, reliable product to our customers. What you'll be doing
You will be a key member of the SDET (Software Development Engineer in Test) team working on the next generation of our filesystem. You will be responsible for developing and implementing functionality in an automation framework in order to enable test in a distributed environment.
In addition, you will assist the team implementing automated test cases to be integrated into the CI/CD pipeline. The team and organization are growing quickly providing excellent opportunities for growth in your career.What you bring to the team
- An ability to think creatively to identify areas requiring test coverage, then working effectively with developers to create assertions about behaviour in order to maximise the coverage of our automated testing
- You will apply your knowledge of storage, NAS, cloud object storage and/or file systems to identify new ways to test a distributed filesystem
- You will be using your extensive skills in Python and CI tools such as Jenkins and GitHub Actions to extend and expand the capabilities of our test automation framework and tests
- Your experience of working in an Agile environment to help refine work and ensure testability in all we do
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
Research tells us that some applicants, especially those from underrepresented groups, can be put off from applying for roles if they need flexibility or feel they don't meet all of the set criteria. We strive to create an inclusive environment for all and are open to considering home working, compressed/flexible hours and part-time 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