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Sr. Software Engineer

R&D - Operations | Budapest, Hungary


Do you pay keen attention to detail and have exceptional focus on quality? Are you willing to question –  everyone and everything? Can you think of use cases from end user’s point of view? Do you like to work on new and challenging requirements?  If you answered yes to all these questions, then we have a great opportunity that can put your skills and abilities to greater use and environment where you can excel.

Hortonworks is looking for an exceptional and quality focused engineer to play a key role in shaping, developing and delivering Hortonworks SmartSense™ – an advanced analytics engine.

Hortonworks SmartSense™ uses advanced analytics to make recommendations based on the deep knowledge of our Hortonworks engineers and committers to prevent issues and improve performance of your HDP cluster. Hortonworks SmartSense™ provides a collection of tools and services to proactively prevent common cluster problems. With SmartSense customers can quickly capture the diagnostic information required to resolve issues. This information is also used to generate proactive recommendations that improve cluster performance, security and operations. SmartSense extends the reach of customers’ operations teams with access to industry-best practices and domain expertise of Hortonworks engineering and support teams.


  • Responsible for developing and extend test framework for SmartSense product:
  • Writing automated tests in Java , JavaScript, Selenium to interact with the GUI and API
  • Automated test design and development
  • Participation of software development lifecycle – design, development, testing, operating


  • Relevant studies / BS or MS in Computer Science or related field
  • Hands on experience in test automation
  • Hands-on experience in Linux environments and shell scripting
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Java, Selenium experience is a must
  • Big Data / NoSQL / distributed database experience is a plus

ll 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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