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Software System & Solution Architect

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

In Grid Integration Services we are at the forefront of the digital revolution. For our growing R&D team, we are looking for a hands-on software architect who ensures that our SW solutions have a high quality and can be taken over by product management with ease. Are you a result-oriented team player who fosters a positive work culture? Are you ready to drive digitalization and innovation for rapidly changing power grids? Are you willing to continuously drive improvement and occasionally get your hands dirty? Then do not hesitate and submit your application today!

Your responsibilities

  • Prepare solution / product architecture and technical design documents in response to market / product / technical / functional / non-functional requirements specifications
  • Guide product / solution development teams to creating sustainable, flexible, secure, and scalable high-quality software products
  • Support internal / external stakeholders in translating business requirements into precise and practical software requirements specifications using your solid requirements engineering skills
  • Define, own, and refine setup for operations, maintenance, and support, and continuously improve it
  • Secure technical leadership on a long-term perspective by engaging with Hitachi Energy internal and external network of architects, developers, engineers, and researchers
  • hands-on support of operations with setting up and configuring devices such as development servers, edge devices, or testing frameworks
  • Establish and enforce agile processes to ensure on-time and on-budget deliverables
  • Engage with internal / external software development vendors

Your background

  • Minimum 3 years of experience with software and systems architecture, cyber security, and industrial software development processes
  • Experience with system engineering and software architecting approaches, methods, and tools including design patterns, cloud computing, and software development vendors, preferably in the Energy sector.
  • Experience with state-of-the-art technologies such as containerization or micro-services
  • Hands-on experience with several of the following application areas and technologies:
  • Web / cloud-based applications, .NET / .NET Core, REST APIs and microservices, service bus, e.g., Kafka, and mobile application development
  • Kubernetes, Docker, logging and monitoring (e.g., ELK stack)
  • SQL, time-series, NoSQL database management systems
  • Azure IaaS / PaaS, Linux OS knowledge must have, Windows nice to have
  • Java, front-end technology stacks, Python nice to have
  • DevSecOps, CI/CD, and test automation
  • Willingness to quickly acquire in-depth knowledge of new technologies and application domains
  • Ability to work independently with a sense of ownership and responsibility
  • Fluency in written and spoken as well as technical writing English
  • Communication and interpersonal skills and intercultural sensitivity

More about us

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 38,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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Location Madrid, , Spain
Job Type Full-Time
Type of role Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)
Contract Regular/Permanent

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