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Principal Software Engineer – Dataplane Platform

R&D - Core | Bangalore, India

Principal Engineer – DataPlane Services (Front End Engineering)

Brief Description

Hortonworks is looking for senior software professionals with outstanding front-end engineering skills to join the DataPlane Services (DPS) team. This team works on products that enable cross-cluster data management capabilities from multiple Apache Hadoop clusters both on-prem and cloud. The products in the DPS suite offer services that specialize in data lifecycle management, security, governance and consumption capabilities. It is a primary goal of this team to design product interfaces and user interactions that must tame the complexity of these varied operations.

To be successful in this position you will need to have a deep interest in designing and implementing clean and captivating user experiences with contemporary front end technologies. You will interact with a cross cutting set of stakeholders including product and project management, product design team, quality engineering and other functions to influence the direction and delivery of the product. You will be responsible for evangelizing front end technology frameworks, adopting industry standard engineering practices to engineering teams, and implementing significant portions of the product interfaces.


  • A MS/BE/ Btech degree in computer science or equivalent experience in industry
  • Advanced full stack capabilities for developing web applications with expertise in front end engineering technologies and frameworks including Javascript, Typescript, NodeJS, Angular or similar web frameworks, CSS, HTML, Java or Scala.
  • 12+ years of relevant hands-on software engineering experience doing front end software design and development, including deployments to production environments.
  • 4+ years of relevant hands-on experience architecting and leading teams to deliver production quality web applications involving both client and server side capabilities.
  • Ability to understand and critique product UX designs and translate them to engineering deliverables.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with contemporary server-side technologies like Node, Spring, Play framework or similar.
  • Familiarity with web interaction models including security mechanisms, scalable web server design.
  • 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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