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Sr. Training Engineer

Training | London, UK

Title: Sr. Training Engineer
Location: London, UK
Opening Date: 31/05/18
Closing Date: 28/06/18
Salary: Competitive

Big Data Consultant or Instructor with previous experience working with Big Data technologies, particularly Hadoop, Spark, Java, and Data Science frameworks, database systems, and distributed systems. Responsible to help lead training delivery efforts and teaching others about Hortonworks products and how to implement various Big Data use-cases. Sr. Instructors will have specialized knowledge in multiple Big Data ecosystem technologies. The instructor will be responsible for delivering technical training to customers, partners, and internal audiences. On occasion, will be required to deliver customized training content tailored to a client’s needs. The ability to self-learn and drive and adapt to training best practices, and on occasion, mentor junior instructors and help with instructor on-boarding processes will be called upon. This role requires significant travel to varied locations – including some occasional international travel. 

Core Requirements

Ability to teach complex technical concepts to highly technical and non-technical audiences
Fluid communication and presentation skills
Solid knowledge of Hadoop and its expanding ecosystem
Experience with Data Science techniques and frameworks, including machine learning algorithms, Spark MLlib, Python, Juypter, and Zeppelin
Experience with Realtime/IoT frameworks such as Storm, Kafka, Nifi, HBase, Solr is highly desired
Experience with databases, distributed systems
Experience with Hadoop related instruction is required
Solid understanding of “Big Data” environments and processes such as data ingestion, ETL, database schema design, data analytics
Participate in instructor improvement efforts by identifying areas of instructor growth, present new ideas, mentor
Participate as SMEs to larger global instructor community
Willing to travel up to 75% of the time

Additional Technical Requirements

Experience with HDFS, YARN, Pig, Hive, Spark, Tez, HBase, Oozie, Ganglia, Ambari
Experience with one or more database systems such as Oracle, MySQL, DB2, MS SQL Server, HBase, MongoDB
Experience with SQL, DDL & DML, ER design
Experience or working knowledge of multiple common programming and scripting languages such as Java, C++, JavaScript, Bash Scripting
Experience with development environments such as Eclipse, Netbeans, or InteliJ
Experience or knowledge of cloud environments such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Rackspace
Experience in working within a Linux environment and basic POSIX commands and basic shell scripting
Knowledge of enterprise security such as Kerberos, SPNEGO, LDAP, POSIX security, SSL
Strong knowledge of network protocols such as TCP/IP, http/https, ssh, ftp
Knowledge of web services such as REST & SOAP

Security roles and responsibilities shall include the following requirements: 

  1. implement and act in accordance with the organization's information security policies; 
    ii. protect assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference; 
    iii. execute particular security processes or activities; 
    iv. ensure responsibility is assigned to the individual for actions taken; and 
    v. report security events or potential events or other security risks to the organization. 

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

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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