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Staff Software Engineer – HDF

R&D - Core | Budapest, Hungary


Hortonworks is looking for an exceptional Staff Software Engineer to focus on creating extension modules for an existing agent that runs in a variety of deployment environments and applications. Primary responsibilities would include developing device or use case focused extensions to this agent.


  • Strong C++ foundation with familiarity with C++11 standards
  • Familiarity with C++ smart pointers in C++11 and C++14 and
    understanding of their scoped memory management
  • Working knowledge of C++ templating
  • Knowledge of threading constructs and principals C++
  • Understanding of object-oriented design principles
  • Understanding of static and shared library development paradigms
  • Experience writing unit, integration, and system tests for C++
  • Familiarity with git version control
  • Effective communication of design and development in a distributed team environment
  • Engagement and interaction with open source communities

Preferred skills:

  • Familiarity with GDB and Valgrind
  • Familiarity with embedded and low-level hardware development

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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