Mission: Society's need for advanced technologies is constantly evolving; in turn, so is Hitachi. With its determination to improve the quality of life for the global community, Hitachi decided to focus on the Social Innovation Business.
Hitachi Spirit is what distinguishes us as the employer and partner of choice. It’s more than our foundation, more than a poster on the wall. It’s how we operate every day, how we get things done. It’s who we are.
Hitachi Data Systems was formed in 1989 as a joint venture between Hitachi, Ltd., and Electronic Data Systems Corporation, and became a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., in 1999.
We have grown to now provide information technologies, services and solutions that help companies improve IT costs and agility, and innovate with information to make a difference in the world. With approximately 5,900 employees worldwide, Hitachi Data Systems does business in more than 100 countries and regions. Our products, services and solutions are trusted by the world's leading enterprises, including more than 70% of the Fortune 100 and more than 80% of the Fortune Global 100.
Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is the parent of Hitachi Data Systems. It was founded in 1910 as a repair shop for mining equipment. Now, Hitachi is one of the world’s largest integrated electronics companies and it has made strategic decision to focus on social innovation for the good of its customers and its many communities around the world.
Competitive Benefits for You and Yours
Benefits, compensation, rewards and the proper balance between work and life are important to us all as individuals and employees. Our goal is to provide benefits to support your needs and those of your family. We recognize those needs change and we offer a wide variety of benefits to meet them.
In each country where we operate we offer a competitive pay, bonus and benefits package. In general we offer health and dental coverage, paid time off for holidays and illness, retirement (or company investment plan), assistance with furthering your education and a variety of other special benefit programs. Most benefits are effective on your date of hire unless stated otherwise.
We also offer competitive levels of annual, parental, military or personal leaves (specific to each country). Many employees take advantage of special work arrangements such as telecommuting, working from a remote office or utilizing flex-time to start their day earlier or later to fit their needs. All our programs are based on what is appropriate and possible for the position and the location where our employees reside.
Social Innovation Is What We Do
Now that social issues are global, corporations like Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Data Systems have an increasingly important role to create and support a sustainable society. Under these circumstances, the Hitachi Group has reaffirmed the significance of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Our vision is to realize a world that is made safer and more comfortable to live in by harnessing our knowledge and technologies to resolve the basic issues facing global society. We are deeply aware that a business enterprise is itself a member of society. Hitachi is resolved to be a good citizen of the community and work towards the realization of a truly prosperous society. We strive to conduct our corporate activities in a fair and open manner, promote harmony with the natural environment, and engage vigorously in activities that contribute to social progress.
Each of Us Is as Important as All of Us
A diverse workforce creates a richer work environment complete with better thinking, creative solutions and teamwork that spans culture, time zones, gender and areas of expertise. We are committed to a diverse workforce leveraging the best every employee has to offer.
Hitachi Data Systems was hand-selected as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2012. We truly value our employees and organizational culture and were honored by this recognition.
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2010 revenue ($ millions): 3,270
I have been working at Hitachi Data Systems full-time
Work/Life Balance Stability Financially successful Genuine Management Corporate Values
Lack of Systems Slower pace than most Tech companies Primarily Sales/numbers driven management style
Advice to Management
It's hard to argue with continued financial results however time will tell if the goto strategy of squeezing profitability from limited investment in back office systems and resources is sustainable. Management is genuine and promotes a good work/life balance and corporate values though some elitism and entitlement is sneaking in as the CEO becomes more involved in the greater Hitachi role and becomes less focused on HDS. Stay humble. Pride comes before the fall. Learn from other tech *greats* who left nothing behind but their logos on t-shirts and coffee mugs.
I applied online. I interviewed at Hitachi Data Systems (Atlanta, GA) in November 2015.
It was done on Hangouts. Employer had red flags kept inquiring at bizzard times to contact me when check would be deposited. How far and how long it will take me to get to bank and deposit in ATM