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IoT Platform Development Engineer

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Location: Santa Clara, California, United States
Job ID: 44050
Date Posted: Dec 20, 2019
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): R&D
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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IoT Platform Development Engineer

Company: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Division: R&D/IEL
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Status: Temporary for approx. 6 months



Hitachi’s R&D Center located in Santa Clara, CA is a leading technology provider to support Hitachi’s global Social Innovation business. We focus on original and applied research, technology innovation, creating intellectual property and solving challenging real-life problems. We also work closely with Hitachi product and business divisions to engage with customers and contribute to Hitachi’s IoT business across multiple industry segments.


We are looking for a IoT Platform Development Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will contribute to our Industrial IoT software platform project in terms of implementation, new feature and solution development. You’ll get a chance to engage in real-world deployments in manufacturing facilities at scale. This position is a perfect match for an motivated software developer who is passionate about empowering society through the tremendous potential of Industrial IoT.


More information about Hitachi Industrial IoT technology can be found at:


  • Contribute to ongoing software development and maintenance of a resilient, secure, and efficient IoT platform.
  • Automate software deployment, monitoring, management and incident response
  • Work in a cross-disciplinary team with software, network, sensing and domain experts and be able to understand and build upon previous design and architecture and add differentiators.


  • Bachelors or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field with at least 2 years of industry experience in software development.
  •  Fluency in several programming languages such as Python, C/C++, Javascipt,
  •  Experience in database systems (esp. time series database such as Influxdb/Elasticsearch) and visualization systems (Grafana, Kibana)
  •  Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  •  Experience with Node-Red and Node-JS.
  •  Experience in IoT data transport protocols (e.g. MQTT, RabbitMQ, HTTPS, CoAP, REST, Websockets).
  •  Experience in Linux and shell scripting.
  •  Experience with Git and agile software development process.
  •  Experience in a configuration management and automation tools is a plus (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt)
  •  Experience in networking concepts and technologies is a plus (e.g. TCP/IP stack, VLAN, Overlay network (GRE, VXLAN), VPN tunnel, Load-balancing, Firewall and WAN technologies.
  •  Prior experience with Industrial IoT applications and architecture including Cloud/Edge functionalities is a plus.
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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