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Automation Platform Engineer

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Location: Genova Italy
Job ID: 50021798.9HRSTS
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Engineering
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Who We Are

At Hitachi Rail STS, we help our customers solve the world's most complex mobility challenges.
We design, manufacture, test, install and commission solutions that meet the safety and management needs of freight, passenger and metro rail operators.

An international provider of turnkey services and solutions, we employ more than 4,300 people in 30 countries. We deliver innovations that answer society's challenges. With our talented teams and proven experience, we can inspire the world .
We are looking for a Senior Automation Platform Engineer
Develop cost effective and innovative products and platforms with longevity, versatility, and interoperability through the use of industry standards, product reuse, COTS items, and supplier independence in a rapid development environment.
  • Ensure the proper requirements management for all the phases of the hw/sw platform solutions lifecycle, according to company standard processes and guidelines.
  • Guarantee the design and the implementation of a complete platform solution (components, documentation and tools), including obsolescence management avoiding lock-in solutions
  • Guarantee the reference-architecture and updating of platforms (both physical and virtualized) to be used as baseline solution in tender offers and new projects
  • Guarantee the readyness in adoption of new technologies, or in evolution technologies already adopted, for HW infrastructures and platforms.
  • Contribute to the definition and ensure the application of common methodologies, technical solutions and best practices related to the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Automation SW on platforms"
  • Ensure the execution of the Verification activities on issued documents, according to the V&V Plan
  • Ensure a technical feedback on platform vendors and resellers during the selection process.
  • Ensure technical interface with vendors pre-sales technical offices for the relevant platform.

Job requirements
Skills & Knowledge:
Big Data Infrastructure Administrator activity:
  • Ability to design and implement infrastructure for Big Data & Analytics
  • Ability to support developers in setup, configuration and system administration (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Unix POSIX)
  • Ability to develop new reference architectures, based on OpenStack, with investigation, design, test and release activities
  • Script programming
  • Setup and administration of Hortonworks Data Platforms
Products in use:
Big Data & Analytics : Hortonworks Data Platforms
Operating systems: Red Hat Linux, CentOS, Debian
IT Automation: Ansible
Platforms: OpenStack, Kubernetes, OpenShift
Networking - basic knowledge of IPv4 and IPv6
Operating Systems - POSIX Operating Systems (Linux, Unix BSD)
Programming - Dynamic and scripting languages (Bash, Python, others)
Big Data & Analytics (Hadoop) - knowledge of Hadoop platform
Education Required:
Graduate in Computer Science o equivalent Technical background
English: intermediate level. Any other additional language would be a plus
Place of Work : Hitachi Rail STS ITALY - Genoa
Availability to travel is requested.

If you meet the requirements, please send a CV to the following address:
[email protected]

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