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Senior Systems Engineer

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General information:

Hitachi Energy is seeking for a Senior Systems Engineer for it's San Jose, CA location. This role is responsible for designing, Implementing, and maintaining the Energy Market Management systems and environments.


OS Setup - Different versions of Linux/Unix for several projects. High Availability Setup - Including RedHat GFS and other cluster file system. Define and follow advanced Cyber Security controls and processes. Performance Tuning. Monitor and Maintain infrastructure. Be available on-call to help resolve any critical issues. Will need to work with Client System Admins to resolve any Infrastructure issues. Design, develop, and maintain infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools. Develop and maintain configuration management solutions. Linux/Unix Application Troubleshooting. Help Application Engineers debug issues. Design, Implement and maintain CI/CD tools and processes. Monitor and Maintain integration and delivery infrastructure. Will need to work with Client to resolve any delivery, release issues. Document all processes and setup in detail. Must be willing to travel for short periods of time to visit or support customers around the world. Living Hitachi Energy's core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering or related field with minimum 5 years experience in Linux administration or leading system administration teams. Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States. Linux administration in virtualized environments (both Hyper-V and ESX) Experience with administration of different Unix flavors is a plus. Experience with Linux Shells. Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Linux services. Strong grasp on configuration management tools, such as Puppet and Chef. Proficient with network tools such as iptables, Linux IPVS, HAProxy, Wireshark, etc. Strong understanding for SELinux. Experience with Perl, C, Bash and other scripting languages. Ability to engage with customer and resolve any issues. Technical writing to document the setup and troubleshooting processes. Expertise with tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, GIT, Azure DevOps. Strong grasp on configuration management and release tools. Experience with Cyber Security tools a plus.

Basic Info
Location San Jose, California, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-03-29
Reference number US54945966
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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 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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