Site Reliability Engineer

Hitachi Solutions, Chicago IL, US

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Duration: Full-Time

Hitachi is seeking SRE’s at multiple levels.  Candidates will be evaluated based on merit.  
This is a full-time role in our product organization for an expert in systems design with considerable skill and expertise in large software development.  Designs and implements Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) tooling using GitHub Actions / Azure DevOps, and related technologies.  This includes defining and implementing: build and test pipelines for containerized architectures, infrastructure as code (IaC) for the stateful deployment of environments, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), linting and other code quality controls, gitops and kubernetes pipelines, and managing SaaS deployment APIs.   
Individuals in this role will assist in the design, engineering, development, planning and administration of Azure Kubernetes AKS clusters for a set of critical business applications. This role will work closely with application, engineering, security and operations teams to engineer and build Kubernetes and Azure PaaS & IaaS solutions within an agile and modern enterprise grade operating model. Qualified applicants will have a demonstrated capability to learn new concepts quickly, and/or have robust domain expertise.    

Technologies (all optional; we are seeking a blend of skills)  

  • Experience with containerized architectures, especially Kubernetes 
  • Experience with deployments into Kubernetes environments using tools such as Flux or Argo CD 
  • Python (scripting and/or application development)  
  • Infrastructure as Code (ARM, Terraform, or similar) 
  • Strong Cloud Knowledge (Azure Preferred) 
  • Logging frameworks (Azure Monitor, Splunk, Elastic, or similar) 
  • Telemetry Collection (Prometheus, Application Insights, etc.) 
  • Monitoring tools (Azure Monitor Application Insights, Sentry.io, Dynatrace, New Relic, Naggios, Zabbix) 
  • Azure DevOps (pipelines and releases) or Github Actions (Yaml build pipelines) 
  • Prior experience with large Jenkins or similar CI/CD technology is also acceptable. 
  • Complete command of source control (git), including branching strategies and policies 
  • Excellent command of GNU bash  
  • Experience with database deployment pipelines (i.e. dacpac’s or similar technology) 
  • Experience with networking and security elements (VNets, Peering, Firewalls, NAT, etc.) 
  • Once or more unit testing (examples: Unitest, MS Test, Nunit) and mocking frameworks (examples:, RhinoMocks, Moq, Nsubstitute) 
  • (Bonus) Experience deploying Azure and/or Spark data components (Data Factory, Airflow, Data Lake (ACLs), Synapse) 
  • (Bonus) Experience in SSO (single sign-on), and federated security 
  • (Bonus) Experience with MLFlow and other MLOps pipeline technology  

Practices, Principles, Techniques 

  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) 
  • Instrumentation strategy and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)  
  • Release Communication and Collaboration 
  • Security and Compliance  
  • TDD (Test Driven Development, especially with respect to CI/CD and DevOps)  


  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert 
  • Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert 
  • CKAD and/or CKA certifications 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.



About Hitachi Solutions

Hitachi Solutions is a core IT company of the Hitachi Group, which employs some 400,000 people worldwide. Through systems integration, we provide ideal solutions and products for customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Hitachi Solutions' reach extends to group companies in Japan and abroad, working with a worldwide network of alliance partners. We bring solutions and products to diverse countries and regions including Asia, the United States and Europe.

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