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Cloud Services Architect, IoT Edge Laboratory

Location: Santa Clara, California, Stati Uniti
Job ID: R0037039
Date Posted: Nov 15, 2023
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Profession (Job Category): IT, Telecom & Internet
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Cloud Services Architect, IoT Edge Laboratory

Company: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Division: R&D/IEL
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Status: Project Employee (3-6 months)

The Company

Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society through the use of data and technology. We solve customers' and society's challenges with Lumada solutions leveraging IT, OT (Operational Technology) and products. Hitachi operates under the business structure of “Digital Systems & Services” - supporting our customers’ digital transformation; “Green Energy & Mobility” - contributing to a decarbonized society through energy and railway systems, and “Connective Industries” - connecting products through digital technology to provide solutions in various industries. Driven by Digital, Green, and Innovation, we aim for growth through co-creation with our customers. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal year 2022 (ended March 31, 2023) totaled 10,881.1 billion yen, with 696 consolidated subsidiaries and approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at


Hitachi’s R&D Center, located in Santa Clara, CA, serves as a pivotal technology hub to support Hitachi’s global Social Innovation business. Our focus spans original and applied research, technology innovation, intellectual property creation, and solving real-world challenges. We collaborate closely with Hitachi’s product and business divisions, contributing to Hitachi's IoT and AI business across a variety of industries, with a special focus on optimized manufacturing.

We are looking for a Cloud Services Architect to join our team. In this role, you will help design and implement system architecture for various Industrial IoT applications, solutions and services that can seamlessly scale across multi cloud providers and heterogeneous deployments. Duties include research technology landscape, architecting of product and services, and build differentiators.

For additional information about Hitachi America’s R&D in IoT/ML/AI for industrial applications, please visit Hitachi R&D Blog.


  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to understand business problems and then design and develop required designs for scalable, secure, reliable Cloud Computing (AWS or Azure) deployments

  • Work in cross-disciplinary teams with industry experts and be able to understand and build upon previous end-to-end design and architecture and add differentiators in the Cloud component.

  • Architect data processing pipelines, machine learning and big data algorithms.

  • Be hands-on and willing to implement and test part of the proposed architecture depending on the requirements of the project.


  • Bachelors or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field with at least 10 years of industry experience in Cloud Services development.

  • Experience in cloud technologies such as AWS or Azure, database, and visualization systems with the ability to pick up new languages and technologies quickly.

  • Experience in cloud, and distributed systems principles such as load balancing, networks, scaling, in-memory vs. disk, multi-tenancy

  • Experience with Large Scale/ Big Data methods with aim to reduce overall cost and improve performance.

  • Experience in hands on development, architecting, designing and building distributed cloud based software systems.

  • Experience in go-to-market strategies and creating new cloud business

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Our Values

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to any factor that doesn’t impact your ability to do the job, including race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  We are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge  

For California only (as required by California’s Pay Transparency for Pay Equity Act (SB 1162): The expected salary for this position in our California office is $96,960 - $121,200. Pay is determined based on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, depth of experience in the practice area. Employees are eligible to participate in Hitachi America’s variable pay program, subject to the program’s conditions and restrictions.

EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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