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Staff Software Engineer

R&D - Core | Budapest, Hungary

Staff Software Engineer – HDF Platform Services


Hortonworks is looking for exceptional Engineers to develop and extend tools for provisioning Hortonworks Data Flow (HDF) components on various platforms including cloud-based infrastructure. In this position engineers will:


  • Develop and extend Ambari and Cloudbreak for HDF component deployment with a primary focus on Kafka and Schema Registry support
  • Work with HDF Messaging team to develop application deployment solutions on Docker/Kubernetes
  • Debug system level deployment issues, root cause analysis, and resolve failures.
  • Work with Java/Python on the different components including our test framework and tools.
  • Gain a solid understanding and deep technical knowledge of Hortonworks Data Flow and Data Platform components, which you can utilize in your daily tasks.
  • Work on improving the internal infrastructure



  • Relevant studies/BS or MS in Computer Science or related field
  • Five years or more of System Administration in Linux environments
  • Experience creating scripts using Python and  Bash
  • Experience building and administering Docker containers
  • Familiarity with Kafka Administration/Development
  • Experience with version control (Git/Subversion)
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Previous open source contribution, with participation in the Apache Software Foundation community is a plus
  • Experience with Hortonworks HDP/HDF products a plus
  • Container orchestration tool experience such as Kubernetes a plus



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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