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Software Engineer / HDI

R&D - RE/QE | Budapest, Hungary

Hortonworks is looking for exceptional Software Engineer to own and deliver HDInsight maintenance releases. Exciting opportunity to gain experience working with Hadoop, understand big data use cases at world’s largest deployments of Hadoop, participate and contribute to a vibrant Apache Software Foundation community. You would contribute to Apache projects with the opportunity to become a committer.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive HDInsight maintenance releases (perform system test analysis, deliver backports and develop new patches).
  • Debug system level deployment issues, root cause analysis, and resolve failures.
  • Work with Java / Scala on the different components and with Python on our test framework and developer tools.
  • Gain a solid understanding and deep technical knowledge of Hadoop components across the stack, 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.
  • Strong knowledge of at least 1 of the following languages: Java / Python / Scala
  • Development experience in Linux environments.
  • Good debugging and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience (or demonstrated interest) in distributed computing or high availability systems is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Azure or similar IaaS is a plus
  • Big Data / NoSQL / distributed database / DevOps experience is a plus.
  • Previous open source contribution 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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