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Staff Software Engineer – Dataplane Platform

R&D - Core | Bangalore, India

Staff Software Engineer (Full-stack) – DataPlane Services Platform

Brief Description 

Hortonworks is looking for passionate software engineers to join the DataPlane Services (DPS) Platform team within the Hortonworks DataPlane Services product suite. This team works on a product that enables cross-cluster data management capabilities from multiple Apache Hadoop clusters both on-prem and cloud. The management capabilities are provided via services managed by the platform that specializes in data lifecycle management, governance, and consumption capabilities. The DPS Platform is built on a managed microservices architecture and provides cross-cutting concerns like authentication and authorization, service discovery and management and so on.

To be successful in this position you will need to have a deep interest in contemporary web service architectures involving front-end engineering, container technologies, RESTful API design, secure communication patterns in a distributed environment. You will own the design and delivery of components fitting into the framework of the larger product. You should be able to coordinate with and guide small high-performance teams in the design and development of these components adhering to standard engineering practices.


  • A MS/BE/ Btech degree in computer science or equivalent experience in industry
  • 8+ years of relevant hands-on software engineering experience doing system software design and development including distributed & large scale systems, including deployments to production environments.
  • Proficiency in Server Side Java with experience in Large-Scale Distributed Systems
  • Ability to come up with simple, clean, extensible designs for components
  • Significant experience developing user-facing software.
  • Strong experience with web service architectures, RESTful API designs, standards based authentication systems like SAML, OIDC etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes
  • Working knowledge of Hadoop or other big data solutions
  • Recognized contributions to open-source projects

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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