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Principal Software Engineer – Data Steward Studio

R&D - Core | Bangalore, India

Principal Software Engineer – Data Steward Studio

Brief Description

Hortonworks is looking for passionate software architects 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 specialize 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 container technologies, RESTful API design, secure communication patterns in a distributed environment. The product will provide the framework for multiple services in Hortonworks and therefore needs to be simple, clear and general to use. 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 spend significant time solving important technical challenges and guiding the team to deliver solutions for them.


  • A MS/BE/ Btech degree in computer science or equivalent experience in industry
  • Advanced Java or Scala programming skills with a good grasp of developing scalable server side software.
  • 12+ years of relevant hands-on software engineering experience doing system software design and development including distributed & large scale systems, including deployments to production environments.
  • 4+ years of relevant hands-on experience architecting and leading teams to deliver production quality products involving web service architectures, RESTful API designs, standards based authentication systems like SAML, OIDC etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with contemporary web UI client frameworks including Javascript, Angular etc.
  • Working knowledge of Hadoop or other big data solutions
  • Recognized contributions to open-source projects
  • Significant experience developing user-facing software.

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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