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Staff Software Engineer – Data Steward Studio

R&D - Core | Bangalore, India

Staff Software Engineer – Data Steward Studio

Brief Description

Hortonworks is looking for passionate technical leads to join the Data Steward Studio (DSS) team within the Hortonworks DataPlane Services product suite. This team works on a product that provides data discovery, governance and metadata management capabilities to multiple Hadoop based data lakes spanning both on-prem and cloud clusters. DSS builds on contemporary open source security and governance products like Apache Ranger and Apache Atlas. It provides intelligent data cataloging and profiling capabilities using large-scale data processing engines like Apache Spark and Apache Hive.

To be successful in this position you will need to have a deep interest in building components using large-scale data processing and machine learning capabilities with engines like Apache Spark or Hive. Building scalable, high performing data pipelines should be a motivation. 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
  • Advanced data pipeline development with components of the Hadoop stack like Apache Spark, Apache Livy, Apache Hive, Apache Kafka etc.
  • Strong programming language skills using Java or Scala.
  • Experience in using polyglot storages including RDBMS, NoSQL stores (HBase, Cassandra, Druid), data serialization formats like Parquet, ORC etc.
  • 8+ years of relevant hands-on software engineering experience doing design and development, including deployments to production environments.
  • 2+ years of relevant hands-on experience leading teams to deliver production quality components in a product.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with server-side web application development
  • Familiarity with metadata management, data security and governance domain
  • 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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