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Staff Software Engineer – Knox

R&D - Core | Santa Clara, CA - HQ Anywhere, USA

 Staff Software Engineer – Knox

Description 

Hortonworks is looking for an exceptional middleware software engineer to join our 100% open source Hadoop platform infrastructure team. If you have experience building middleware architecture for data centers/enterprise systems and are looking for an opportunity to join a talented team in a great startup environment, we would like to talk to you. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Hands-on design, development, integration, documentation and testing of Hadoop and other related infrastructure for the next-generation Hortonworks Data Platform 
  • Innovating new ideas, researching related technology, developing new concepts, prototyping and delivering implementations 
  • Collaborating with the Apache community on Hadoop, Knox and other related open source projects
  • Working directly with customers and partners to understand requirements, create integrations and solve problems 
  • Working directly with product management, quality assurance and documentation teams to deliver of high quality products 

Requirements 

  • B.S or M.S in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience 
  • 6+ years as a software engineer with strong Java product development experience 
  • Prior hands-on experience designing and developing large-scale, high-performance middleware platform software 
  • Strong software engineering skills including algorithms, design patterns, clean code habits, unit testing, attention to detail and focus on quality 
  • Excellent documentation, communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt in a demanding and rapidly changing environment 
  • Proficient in a Unix/Linux development environment 
  • Experience with the following: Java Web Servers, JEE Servlet API, concurrent programming, test driven development, and related areas 
  • Detailed knowledge of HTTP/HTTPS/SSL, JSON and RESTful principles 

Big pluses: 

  • Experience with Hadoop or other big data solutions Experience with non-Java Web Servers: Apache HTTP, Microsoft IIS (especially proxy and routing capabilities) 
  • Experience using or developing security technologies (e.g. SSO, OAuth, Kerberos, SAML, LDAP, ActiveDirectory, RBAC, PKI) 
  • Experience using or developing Enterprise Service Bus products 
  • Experience with network operations 
  • Recognized contributions to open source projects outside of work

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

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