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Senior System Engineer

Location: Pune India
Job ID: 1017059HV
Date Posted: Apr 29, 2022
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Vantara
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science

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The Company

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., guides our customers from what's now to what's next by solving their digital challenges. Working alongside each customer, we apply our unmatched industrial and digital capabilities to their data and applications to benefit both business and society. More than 80% of the Fortune 100 trust Hitachi Vantara to help them develop new revenue streams, unlock competitive advantages, lower costs, enhance customer experiences, and deliver social and environmental value.

The Role

We are looking for a senior system engineer with excellent design, tuning, and debugging experience within a Ceph scale-out environment. This role requires the ability to work in various areas of the Linux operating system; deployment, configuration, performance tuning, and security at an expert level.


Participating in bi-directional code reviews, design discussions, and task breakdowns

Collaborating with teammates in an Agile software development lifecycle

Configure and integrate Ceph to support the environment our solution is being design for

Build scripts to perform automated install, setup, and configuration tasks for both Ceph and Linux related operations


4+ years' experience working with Ceph and scale-out storage technologies

Direct experience architecting, implementing, configuring, troubleshooting, and performance tuning of Ceph scale out storage environments

Understanding of the Ceph components and their configuration flags

Expert scripting experience within the area of Linux administration and configuration

Excellent analytical and debugging skills

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Active participation in a modern/distributed team environment

Applying your knowledge of Ceph and Linux technologies as the team's SME

Demonstrated experience with bash and Python scripting

Desirable Skills:

Deep working knowledge of file system architectures and principles

Understanding and experience with software development of storage, networking protocols, and network attached storage

Exposure to enterprise level storage technologies, distributed file systems, snapshots, replication, clustering, high availability, de-duplication, and related concepts

Conversance with agile methodologies and task break down methodologies, such as: scrum-ban, stand-ups, story mapping, planning poker, etc.

Familiar with source control systems (gitlab, github)

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent.

Keywords: Linux, file system, metadata, replication, distributed file system, block storage, NAS, SMB, Samba, NFS, POSIX, SDS, op-locks, ACLs, locking, versioning, snapshots, replication, caching, clustering, multi-threading, Ceph, Open-stack, NAS, performance tuning, storage architect, storage solutions.

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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