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Python Solution Architect - Empower (remote/Canada-based)

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Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job ID: 743999893741939HS
Date Posted: Mar 20, 2023
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Solutions
Company Name: Hitachi Solutions Ltd
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Company Description

Company Overview

Hitachi Solutions is a global solutions integrator passionate about designing, developing, and delivering cutting edge cloud solutions to help our clients innovative across their entire business. Our firm develops the business services and technology powering some of the products you use every day - and is closely aligned with Microsoft and other leaders in the cloud computing space.

What sets Hitachi Solutions apart is both our industry focus, and the intellectual property that we bring to our customers. Recognized for our achievements year after year, we strive to be the trusted advisor of large and medium sized enterprises alike - helping them move fast to achieve strategic business initiatives with distinguished engineering, hard work, and compassion. With over 3,000 team members across 14 countries, in our 18 years of focus our company has seen explosive growth and high customer satisfaction. This has allowed us to offer exceptionally compelling salaries, 401k match, family leave, and health benefits. And no - we will not make you come into an office or ask for an inflexible work schedule.

A part of Hitachi, Ltd., our company has a long and rich history of innovation, financial strength, and international presence of one of the world's largest companies. Since 1910, Hitachi, Ltd. has been a leader in manufacturing innovative products and solutions that support industry and social infrastructure around the globe supported by 303,000 employees in over 100 countries and across 864 companies

Job Description

Product Development Team - Empower

This position in our company is housed in our Product Development team. Joining this team represents an opportunity to fast-track your career and to work in a atmosphere focused on hypergrowth, moving quickly, and advancing innovation and sound engineering. It is the goal of this group to transform our company into a billion-dollar product company, by focusing on engineering excellence and making the cloud easier for our customers.

Our Python Solution Architect role is a full-time position to build the APIs and services that deliver SaaS and PaaS experiences underpinning our enterprise Analytics as a Service product and other initiatives.

Individuals in this role will architect and build Python APIs and packages leveraging FastAPI, SqlAlchemy, and related packages. Qualified candidates have a strong software engineering background with 10+ years in Python development and 6+ years in API development plus have leadership skills and team lead experience.

  • Write clean and reusable code with comments, unit tests, and documentation
  • Work closely with team members across engineering, marketing, sales, product, design, and others
  • Mentor engineering staff and help encourage and enforce good coding practices
  • Build secure, scalable back-end systems that people rely on for real-world outcomes
  • Understanding and practice of DevOps principles
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Promote usability best practices and reusable code


Please note: Although the opening is 100% Remote / Virtual / Work-from-Home you must reside, and be authorized to work, in Canada.
  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field is highly desired; work experience in lieu of experience is acceptable
  • At least 10 years of relevant software development experience including 6+ years with Python 3.x, FastAPI (or other standard industry API such as Django, Flask or Rest), and relational databases (SQL/ORM) is REQUIRED
  • Proven work history of leading teams of 3-5 software development professionals as well as being a hands-on/individual contributor
  • Expertise in microservices-based architecture and modern cloud-based architecture is REQUIRED
  • Expertise taking complex requirements and architecting those features for other software developers is REQUIRED
  • Experience with front-end frameworks such as React or Angular is a plus
  • Experience in the Azure cloud platform including cloud architecture, development, and deployment practices is highly desired; knowledge/experience with other cloud platforms is acceptable in lieu of Azure
  • Competency in performing integrations into enterprise applications
  • Strong commitment to writing reliable, scalable, testable, and maintainable code
  • High-level of ambitious determination to complete tasks within realistic time frames
  • Previous experience in a full or partial remote work environment
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in written English (being multi-lingual is a plus)







Additional Information

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
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