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Our products lead the industry, our people are at the top of their game, and our momentum in the market place continues its upward climb. Our global teams help transform valuable data into invaluable knowledge.

HDS honored as one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”

FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For

For the second year in a row, Hitachi Data Systems has been ranked among FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in the United States, at number 63.

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We offer challenging work in an exciting environment, competitive pay and a diverse work environment.

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Hitachi Spirit

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.

  • Wa: Harmony – Trust – Respect
  • Makoto: Sincerity – Fairness – Honesty – Integrity
  • Kaitakusha-Seishin: Pioneering Spirit – Challenge


A Global Powerhouse

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.

  • 10th largest software company with total FY11 revenues of US$118 billion
  • Number 38 on the Fortune Global 500
  • More than 320,000 employees and more than 900 subsidiaries

Hitachi manufactures and markets more than 22,000 products, including computers, semiconductors, consumer products, and power and industrial equipment. To ensure the technological leadership of its products, the company invests more than US$5 billion annually in global research, development and innovation.

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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.


Help to Learn and Improve

We encourage employees to learn continuously and we support ongoing professional development. Our Leadership Development program focuses on key leadership skills based on our Hitachi Spirit and Leadership fundamentals. The Hitachi Data Systems Academy provides technical and sales training as well as customer certifications. Of course, on-the-job learning and stretch opportunities are part of our development philosophy as well.


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.

Social Responsibility

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. To learn more visit and

Honors and Awards

Awards Are Not the Only Rewards

We take tremendous pride in the many awards and honors we’ve received around the globe. But the measure of success is not how many awards we win. We’re successful when our employees are happy and empowered to do the right thing. We’re successful when our local and global communities are thriving, and when our customers and partners feel well-served. That said, winning awards is certainly nice, too.

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Real Passion

Real Passion

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Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) provides information infrastructure, storage solutions and services that help companies innovate with information to make a difference in the world. HDS offers a single, virtualized platform for all data – structured and unstructured – to help organizations store, manage, search and protect their information and big data in the data center and the cloud.