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Sr. Software Engineer – Cloud

R&D - Core | Bangalore, India

Sr. Software Engineer – Cloud

Hortonworks is looking for an exceptional passionate Sr. Software Engineer with strong distributed systems expertise to join the Hortonworks Core Hadoop Engineering team. As part of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and powered by Apache Ambari, Cloudbreak allows enterprises to simplify the provisioning of clusters in the cloud and optimize the use of cloud resources with elastic scaling.


  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design.
  • Experience with large-scale, distributed systems design and development with strong understanding of scaling, performance, and scheduling
  • Experience in building highly scalable cloud applications, which involve implementing large complex business flows and dealing with huge amount of data. Experience with multi-threading and concurrency programming.
  • Ability to work in a distributed setting with team members spread in multiple geographies
  • Passionate about open source, clean coding habits, attention to detail, and focus on quality

 Big pluses:

  • Deep experience in at least one general programming language (Java, Python, Scala, C/C++ and SQL)
  • Experience with programming & building applications on Cloud Providers like Amazon, Azure, Google highly desirable. Knowledge of how the various cloud providers deal with storage, and security would be very helpful
  • Working knowledge of, and, experience with, Docker containerization framework, and usage of the same on Kubernetes a big plus
  • Working knowledge of, and, experience with, Hadoop & ecosystem components like Ranger, Knox, Hive, HBase, and others, a very big plus
  • Recognized contributions to open source projects outside of work a big plus
  • Experience using or developing on platforms such as AWS / Azure / GCP / OpenStack, Kubernetes, Torque/Maui/Moab etc

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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