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Software Engineer - Java + Big Data

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Job ID: 1010076HV
Date Posted: May 11, 2021
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Vantara
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science

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Meet our Team

Hitachi Vantara is looking for a talented Software Engineer to develop and maintain all parts of the Pentaho Community and Enterprise software suite. Qualified individuals must have a solid background in the fundamentals of computer science, and some background in distributed computing, large scale data processing, performance tuning and user interface design. The successful candidate will work with architects, product management, usability, quality, documentation, and the open source community to enhance and advance all portions of the Pentaho software suite.

Duties
  • Develop and test Java software components and classes as part of the Engineering Team using the Scrum development process
  • Assist the technical support team in the isolation and resolution of customer issues
  • Author developer documentation and participate in the development of end-user documentation
  • Mentor and advise junior team members
  • Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical members of the project team
  • Support consultants, partners, and the open source community
  • Simultaneously handle multiple tasks and projects

Required Skills
  • Professional experience in troubleshooting, maintaining, or developing data-driven applications connected to relations databases, XML sources, web services, flat file, and big data driven backend system.
  • 5+ Years experience in Java Object Oriented Software Development
  • Experience with multi-threaded / multi-user server-side software development
  • Experience analyzing code performance and implementing performance improvement.
  • Experience with software development best practices and design patterns
  • Experience with web service technologies (REST, JAX-WS, etc.)
  • Experience with scalability analysis and performance monitoring and measuring techniques
  • Experience with Windows and Unix/Linux
  • Experience with build related tools such as Maven, Ant, and/or Ivy
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as JUnit and Mockito
  • Must be able to quickly understand technical and business requirements and be able to translate into technical implementation
  • 4-year University degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field
  • Reliable, self-motivated, and focused on high quality delivery of work products
  • Skilled in navigating the dynamics of working as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a team environment

Desired Skills
  • Experience with modular software and services management frameworks such as OSGi and Spring
  • Experience working with Data Integration / ETL and Big Data concepts
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence concepts including ETL, OLAP, and Reporting
  • Experience with JavaScript MVC frameworks (Backbone, Angular, Ember, Knockout)
  • Experience with RDBMS systems such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, H2, HSQLDB, Oracle, SQL Server
  • Understanding of agile or other iterative software development methodologies

Our Company

Hitachi Vantara is part of the Global Hitachi family. We balance innovation with an open, friendly culture and the backing of a long-established parent company, known for its ethical reputation. We guide customers from what's now to what's next by unlocking the value of their data and applications to solve their digital challenges, achieving outcomes that benefit both business and society.

Our people are our biggest asset, they drive our innovation advantage and we strive to offer a flexible and collaborative workplace where they can thrive. Diversity of thought is welcomed and our employee base is represented by several active Employee Resource Group communities. We offer industry leading benefits packages (flexible working, generous pension and private healthcare) and promote a creative and inclusive culture. If driving real change gives you a sense of pride and you are passionate about powering social good, we'd love to hear from you.

Our Values

Research tells us that some applicants, especially those from underrepresented groups, can be put off from applying for roles if they need flexibility or feel they don't meet all of the set criteria. We strive to create an inclusive environment for all and are open to considering home working, compressed/flexible hours and part-time arrangements. Get in touch with us to explore how we might be able to accommodate your specific needs.

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. With Japanese roots going back over 100 years, our culture is founded on the values of our parent company expressed as the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa - Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto - Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin - Pioneering Spirit, Challenge

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