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Software Engineer

R&D - HDF | Budapest, Hungary

Software Engineer – HDF Platform Services

Hortonworks is looking for exceptional Engineers that specialize in Platform Architecture and Dev/Ops to help deliver containerized solutions for Hortonworks Data Flow (HDF) services.  Responsibilities shall include:

  • Working closely with HDF component teams to architect and develop containerized solutions for application deployment on Docker/Kubernetes/Mesos
  • Building the automation for container installation, upgrade and management on various platforms
  • Design and develop automated test infrastructure
  • Gain a solid understanding and deep technical knowledge of Hortonworks Data Flow components along with integration considerations


  • Relevant studies/BS or MS in Computer Science or related field
  • Five years or more of System Administration in Linux environments
  • Experience creating scripts using Python, Bash, and/or Ruby
  • Experience building and administering Docker containers
  • Experience with container orchestration tools such as Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, or Marathon
  • Experience with cluster management tools (Apache Mesos)
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet or SaltStack
  • Experience with version control (Git/Subversion)
  • Experience with Build Server/CI Tools (Jenkins/Travis)
  • Experience with cloud platform services (Azure/AWS/Google)
  • Knowledge of security best practices for containerized environments
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Previous open source contribution, with participation in the Apache Software Foundation community is a plus

All employees are required to adhere to all Hortonworks employment policies, including without limitation information security policies.  


Having gone public with its IPO in December 2014, Hortonworks is experiencing extraordinary growth as we deliver essential support to the burgeoning big data and IoT communities. Hortonworks is an industry leading innovator that creates, distributes and supports enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data-in-motion and data-at-rest. Hortonworks is focused on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, Apache NiFi and Apache Spark. Along with our 2,100+ partners, Hortonworks provides the expertise, training and services that allow customers to unlock transformational value for their organizations across any line of business.

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