Specialist Development Engineer in Test

| Pune, Maharashtra, IND
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Meet our Team-

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.

What you’ll be doing

We are recruiting a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to work as part of the software development team in Hitachi Vantara Engineering, who are responsible for designing, developing and testing the Hitachi NAS Platform product (https://www.hitachivantara.com/en-us/products/storage/network-attached-storage-platform.html).

As part of an agile team, you will understand the deliverables and pro-actively take part in the team’s self-organisation to ensure sprint goals are met. You will play a key role in shaping the design, testing and integration of prioritised work. This will involve tackling problems of diverse scope, designing and implementing tests to ensure the quality of the product.

An ideal candidate will understand the Scrum framework for software development and will be willing to work as part of a team to achieve common sprint goals.

Duties are likely to involve software design, coding, hands-on adhoc and exploratory testing, and automated test development work. You will also help to define test strategies and promote test coverage and test automation helping us move towards shorter integration and deployment cycles.

A successful candidate must have a proven record of accomplishments in automated test development.

What you bring to the team


  • Design and implement automated tests in collaboration with the agile development team.
  • Create and execute ad-hoc and exploratory tests to ensure the quality of the product.
  • Build and support automated testing infrastructure.
  • Test and develop software across the stack (embedded C++, APIs, management applications and user interfaces).
  • Maintain existing tests, and eventually be involved in diagnosing and resolving escalated problems.
  • Work as a part of an agile scrum team to deliver team commitments and achieve continual improvements.
  • Produce and maintain high quality documentation.
  • Ensure good, automated regression test coverage.


  • Computer Science degree or equivalent industry experience. At least 8 years in quality engineering or development
  • Programming experience in Python, C++ and/or Java
  • Proficient sysadmin skills across all major OS (Linux and Windows is a must), storage systems, hypervisors, and containers.
  • Aptitude - self-starter, love of learning, inquisitive mind, openness to new ideas
  • Excellent attention to detail, and adaptability to change.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Driven, self-motivated, with a strong work ethic; an individual who has a passion for problem solving and improving engineering deliverables.

Experience with any of the following technologies would be an advantage:

  • Network Attached Storage (NAS)
  • Storage systems
  • Networking
  • Unix/Windows client/server environments
  • Virtualization
  • File serving protocols e.g. NFS or SMB
  • Experience with (or strong knowledge of) automation infrastructure would be beneficial g. Jenkins, Salt, Docker, etc.
  • Scrum master experience or certification is a plus 


Championing diversity, equity, and inclusion   

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are integral to our culture and identity. Diverse thinking, a commitment to allyship, and a culture of empowerment help us achieve powerful results. We want you to be you, with all the ideas, lived experience, and fresh perspective that brings. We support your uniqueness and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our team.   

How we look after you  

We help take care of your today and tomorrow with industry-leading benefits, support, and services that look after your holistic health and wellbeing. We’re also champions of life balance and offer flexible arrangements that work for you (role and location dependent). We’re always looking for new ways of working that bring out our best, which leads to unexpected ideas. So here, you’ll experience a sense of belonging, and discover autonomy, freedom, and ownership as you work alongside talented people you enjoy sharing knowledge with.   

We’re proud to say we’re an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, age, disability status or any other protected characteristic.Should you need reasonable accommodations during the recruitment process, please let us know so that we can do our best to set you up for success.

More Information on Hitachi Vantara
Hitachi Vantara operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Dallas, TX and Santa Clara, CA. It has 9542 total employees. To see all 46 open jobs at Hitachi Vantara, click here.
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