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Sr. Software Engineer / HDF

R&D - RE/QE | Budapest, Hungary

Do you pay keen attention to detail and have an 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 an environment where you can excel.

Hortonworks is looking for an exceptional and quality focused engineer to play a key role in delivering Hortonworks DataFlow releases. Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF) provides the only end-to-end platform that collects, curates, analyzes and acts on data in real-time, on-premises or in the cloud, with a drag-and-drop visual interface. HDF is an integrated solution with Apache Nifi/MiNifi, Apache Kafka, Apache Storm. The HDF streaming real-time data analytics platform includes data flow management systems, stream processing, and enterprise services.


  • Debug system level deployment issues, root cause analysis, and resolve failures
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Gain a solid understanding and deep technical knowledge of Hadoop components across the stack
  • Review design, suggest improvements, implement, and test working with the core engineering team
  • Performance testing, stress testing, and advanced aspects of system testing automation.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders


  • Relevant studies / BS or MS in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years of Java or Python development experience
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Development experience in Linux environments
  • Kubernetes/Docker experience is a plus

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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