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Senior Performance Engineer

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Job ID: 1012781HV
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2021
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Vantara
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science

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Meet our Team

We represent Hitachi Vantara to enterprise clients across industries, establishing business relationships to understand customer challenges so that we can deliver profitable business for Hitachi products, services and solutions. We collaborate as a team and cross-functionally to ensure the success of our customers; success that is celebrated and shared. Our solutions bring value to every line of business and we need people like you to build those deep relationships and to passionately articulate our value proposition.

What you'll be doing
  • Contribute to a performance driven proactive culture for designing, developing, and supporting scalable software applications/systems
  • Advocate for and drive performance requirements and SLAs
  • Create actionable performance test plans from business requirements
  • Collaborate with entire engineering team to create functional specifications and technical designs
  • Build and maintain test infrastructure and automated tests to enable the engineering team to validate or discover performance issues
  • Identify performance problems, isolate root causes, and demonstrate product improvements
  • Analyze performance data and present actionable conclusions to the team
  • Work in cross-functional engineering teams to turn requirements into prototypes, technical designs, and implementation

What you bring to the team
  • Excellent analytical, debugging, and troubleshooting skill.
  • Familiarity with performance engineering concepts (modeling, testing, tuning, data analysis, etc.)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Linux and container fundamentals
  • Strong SW development skills in Java
  • Experience in performance benchmarking, analysis, and optimization of distributed, multi-threaded applications in Java
  • Solid understanding of CPU, memory, network, storage hardware, and software subsystems as they relate to performance
  • Ability to learn new languages, tools, - architectures quickly
  • Ability to convey complex technical information in a clear and concise manner

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

We strive to create an inclusive environment for all and are open to considering home working, compressed/flexible hours and flexible 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, colour, 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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