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Sr Solution Architect

Job ID: 1029115DS
Date Posted: May 14, 2024
Segment: Digital System & Service
Business Unit: Hitachi Services & Platforms
Company Name: Hitachi Digital Services
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: Yes

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We're Hitachi Digital Services, a global digital solutions and transformation business with a bold vision of our world's potential. We're people-centric and here to power good. Every day, we future-proof urban spaces, conserve natural resources, protect rainforests, and save lives. This is a world where innovation, technology, and deep expertise come together to take our company and customers from what's now to what's next. We make it happen through the power of acceleration.

Imagine the sheer breadth of talent it takes to bring a better tomorrow closer to today. We don't expect you to 'fit' every requirement - your life experience, character, perspective, and passion for achieving great things in the world are equally as important to us.

The Sr. Solution Architect will be responsible for working with the team to create / recommend an overall architecture that will meet the ongoing needs of the client, by designing and overseeing all aspects of the program. Their duties include working with customer and project team members to create the overall solution to accommodate changes in customer and project needs. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, guide the technical direction, and ensure the architecture aligns with best practices for scalability, reliability and efficiency.

• Lead the Development end to end architecture of the new ITE application
• Develop high-level and low-level architectural documentation, including diagrams, design patterns and technical specifications
• Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to ensure alignment with the proposed architecture• Experience in working on large-scale projects with a focus on quality and timeliness.
• Experience creating and promoting guiding development principles and influencing development teams, business users and management in adoption of technical solutions.
• Experience and knowledge of Azure Cloud, Databricks, Apache Spark, Delta Lake, Apache Airflow, and Kubernetes
• Experience and knowledge of batch and streaming data pipelines
• Experience and knowledge with various data storage solutions such as relational databases, data lakes, data warehouses, document databases, SQL Databases, etc
• Experience in domain-specific architecture concepts and emerging technologies. (Design patterns, frameworks, mobile and current with application architectures of NodeJS, .Net or Java based solutions)
• Conduct an evaluation of the system architecture to ensure the application will meet the ongoing needs for the customer
• Assist in analyzing the existing applications, including inputs and outputs to ensure best in class design in the future state architecture
• Work with the team to create, maintain and / or enhance procedures, processes and designs to ensure a complete end to end solution
• Ensure the development teams can deliver solutions in alignment with the proposed architecture
• Work closely with the stakeholders and development teams to gather and analyze requirements, translating them into technical solutions
• Define security measures and access controls to ensure data protection and compliance
• Lead code reviews, architecture reviews, and technical discussions to drive continuous improvement and knowledge sharing within the development team


Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
• Proven experience as a Solution Architect with in-depth knowledge of Java-based systems
• Minimum of 10 yrs in information technology with at least 3 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross-functional team leadership
• Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems concepts and Big Data Solutions.
• Proficiency in designing for scalability, availability, and performance optimization.
• Familiarity with Java frameworks and technologies and microservices architecture.
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
• Problem-solving mindset with the ability to address complex technical challenges.
• Ability to perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions


As required by the equal pay and transparency acts, the expected base salary for this position is: $165k-$180k base+ bonus.

The expected 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 Digital Services bonus/variable/commission pay programs, where applicable, and are subject to the program's conditions and restrictions.


Championing diversity, equity, and inclusion

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are integral to our culture and identity. Diverse thinking, a commitment to allyship, and a culture of empowerment help us achieve powerful results. We want you to be you, with all the ideas, lived experience, and fresh perspective that brings. We support your uniqueness and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our team.

How we look after you

We help take care of your today and tomorrow with industry-leading benefits, support, and services that look after your holistic health and wellbeing. We're also champions of life balance and offer flexible arrangements that work for you (role and location dependent). We're always looking for new ways of working that bring out our best, which leads to unexpected ideas. So here, you'll experience a sense of belonging, and discover autonomy, freedom, and ownership as you work alongside talented people you enjoy sharing knowledge with.

About us

We're a global, team of innovators. Together, we harness engineering excellence and passion to co-create meaningful solutions to complex challenges. We turn organizations into data-driven leaders that can make a positive impact on their industries and society. If you believe that innovation can bring a better tomorrow closer to today, this is the place for you.

We're proud to say we're an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, age, disability status or any other protected characteristic. Should you need reasonable accommodations during the recruitment process, please let us know so that we can do our best to set you up for success.
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