Senior Core Product Performance Engineer at Hitachi

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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Meet The Team

The Hitachi Vantara Center for Product Performance and Innovation team is looking for a Senior Core Product Performance Engineer to work on developing and helping execute performance tests for current and up-and-coming industry-leading storage architectures. The Product Performance and Innovation team collaborates with the R-D teams in product design and overall performance architecture. The architectures possess the ability to achieve high level of performance, quality, and availability that our customers have grown to expect from our products. Our engineers work with customers in designing their architecture by leveraging these capabilities while achieving their business goals without compromise.

The Senior Core Product Performance Engineer is keen on collaborating with many internal stakeholders and providing insights and guidance to team members their junior. With a broad knowledge coverage within the organization, the candidate will be able to not only leverage their expertise but also foster their own technical growth through a fast-pacing technology arena. Working with existing and pre-GA automating tools while also being able to influence the direction of these tools.

The Senior Core Product Performance Engineer will be the main will be responsible for working closely with Product Managers and other internal stakeholders in reviewing and creating content from architectural guides to performance debrief for our most customers and channel partners. The engineer will also set up test environments and run performance benchmarks using IO workload generator Tools to identify and simulate most customer reference workloads. And develop detailed technical documents providing low-level technical and high-level summarized performance analysis of our products to our sales, systems engineers, partners, and customers. Therefore, the candidate should possess professional experience in deploying, evaluating, or testing storage solutions, features (including Dedupe, Compression, NVMeOF mode, etc.), and automation scripting.

What You Will Be Doing
  • Research, develop, and present highly technical test plans, performance briefs, Architectural and Implementation Guides, and other technical documents that detail the configurations, test methodology results and Best Practices of our core product line.
  • Establish and execute best practices on setting up test environment, develop new testing methodology based on different product offerings and execute benchmarks (features, functionality, performance etc.).
  • Design, develop, and maintain a dynamic lab environment that can be rapidly configured to suite specific hardware or software solutions
  • Test and measure integrated solution performance for potential bottlenecks and identify possible resolution
  • Deliver detailed technical documents providing low level technical and high-level summarized performance analysis for our sales, systems engineers, partners and customers
  • Participate in external communications and social media campaign to drive maximizing the industry awareness of our partner ecosystem, capabilities, and key features
  • Develop automated test scripts (i.e.: using Python, Perl, Shell, etc.)


What You Bring To The Team (Qualifications)
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering/ Computer Science or equivalent
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience or at an expert level with any one of the Hitachi/Pure/EMC/NetApp storage products in block and file services.
  • 7+ years of experience with scripting languages (Python/Perl/Shell/etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge on key storage features (like deduplication, compression, snapshot, and replication etc.), protocols (like NFS, CIFS, TCP/IP, Fiber Channel, and iSCSI etc.) and associated performance tuning
  • Knowledge of performance analysis of storage solutions and how it relates to the hosts
  • Hand on experience on different benchmarking tools like Vdbench, FIO, IOmeter, IOzone etc. is a huge plus
  • Hands on experience with different Operating Systems - Linux, Hypervisors - Windows
  • Excellent writing and documentation skills in creating test procedures, workflows, diagrams, and customer facing white papers
  • Very good verbal communications (including presentations and providing technical training).
  • A team player and fast technology adoption is a must.
  • Good experience dealing with customer escalations and talking to customers on their issues.


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 as 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

With Japanese Roots Going Back Over 100 Years, Our Culture Is Founded On The Values Of Our Parent Company Expressed As The Hitachi SpiritWe 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.

Wa - Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto - Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin - Pioneering Spirit, Challenge

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More Information on Hitachi
Hitachi operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA. Hitachi was founded in 2022. It has 33676 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 267 open jobs at Hitachi, click here.
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