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Technical Recruiter

G&A - HR / Recruiting | Bangalore, India

Role Description

Hortonworks is the leading contributor to Apache Hadoop, the world”s most popular platform for storing, processing, managing and analyzing big data. The company also assists enterprises and technology vendors in developing and deploying Apache Hadoop-based solutions via support subscriptions, training and certification programs.

Technical Recruiter at Hortonworks is vital role to the overall success of the organization. The RIGHT person will have an incredible grasp on how to manage a full life cycle recruiting process for roles in Engineering, QE, Technical Support and Sales.

In this role, you”ll need to build a strategic partnership with the business unit hiring managers to ensure we are hiring the “A” Players. If you're A-Team player with an eye for talent who loves connecting people and opportunities, this is the role for you.


  • Collaborate with teams to deeply understand hiring needs
  • Manage the entire recruiting process and act as a candidate / hiring manager advocate.
  • Identify closing strategies for offers and proactively provide candidates with the right information to help make their decision as easy as possible
  • Create and own a flawlessly positive candidate experience
  • Exceptional sourcing capabilities and Experience with Greenhouse ATS is desirable


  • At least 5-8 years of technical field recruiting experience in a fast start-up environment (corporate experience is required)
  • Experience in recruiting in highly competitive candidates across many lines of business
  • AN INCREDIBLE SENSE OF URGENCY!! – Ability to work across multiple divisions and geographical sites – Ability to grasp new technologies
  • Ability to qualify a candidate and understand what each candidate brings to the table, and then connect that candidate with the right opportunity at Hortonworks.
  • Ability to connect and effectively communicate with people of all levels
  • Exceptional teamwork and multi-tasking skills
  • Must thrive and prioritize in a constantly changing environment
  • Soft skills: Recruiting quality talent requires hard work, knowledge, strategy, patience and at times, a little bit of luck. You will need to understand a broad range of issues across the cultures, teams and high-tech industry as well as nuts and bolts of what drives each unique individual candidate. It is a highly skilled position, requiring someone who can master mostly intangible factors to bring about tangible results – the best hire for each and every open position.

 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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