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Principal Software Engineer-Apache HIVE

R&D - Core | Bangalore, India


Hortonworks is looking for an exceptional passionate software engineer with strong distributed systems expertise to join our engineering team. Apache Hive is among the most popular open-source projects. We are looking for engineers with experience in large-scale, distributed systems to help drive Hive and build additional components around it to enhance the Hive ecosystem.


  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science
  • Passionate about programming. Clean coding habits, attention to detail, and focus on quality
  • 15+ years of experience designing and developing large-scale systems with strong understanding of scaling and performance
  • Hands on programmer with strong data-structures and algorithms skills. Java/C++ experience desired.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Take up technical leadership for multiple projects / teams

Big pluses:

  • Experience with Apache Hive/Hadoop
  • Good understanding of database internals, query processing and query optimization
  • Javascript expertise to build web 2.0 apps.
  • Experience with public cloud infrastructure such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon web services and Google cloud platform
  • Recognized contributions to open source projects

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Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing big data. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on Hadoop, and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators, and technology vendors. For more information, visit

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