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Sr. Software Engineer in Test

R&D - RE/QE | Budapest, Hungary


Hortonworks Quality Engineering Team is looking for an exceptionally talented software engineer to deliver continuous improvement of Hadoop ecosystem and the other products that we provide to our customers. You will automate tests for user stories in real world scenarios through developing a good understanding of inter-product and inter-component features.

You will achieve this through your deep knowledge of test automation tools, test methodologies, Hadoop ecosystem, with a focus towards delivering a product with best quality.


  • Expertise in designing and developing UI and REST automation. Extensive experience in Protractor / Selenium Webdriver or similar UI automation tools.
  • Contribute to engineering efforts from planning and organization, to execution and delivery for solving complex engineering problems in quality and development.
  • Design and build advanced automated testing framework, tools and automated test suites, in Python and/or Java
  • Interact with the engineering and product management teams to understand end user scenarios and automate their workflows.
  • Strong knowledge in Python and/or Java programming languages and knowledge of Javascript.
  • Hands-on with version control tools (git), test frameworks (JUnit, TestNG), continuous integration (Jenkins) and test automation tools (Selenium, Mockito etc.).
  • Strong knowledge of quality engineering principles, test methodologies and test processes
  • Should know how to write concise and comprehensive test plans and cases.
  • Define the optimum suites for sanity, regression, smoke, deployment verification etc., and advanced aspects of system testing automation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • BE/MS/Mtech in Computer Science or related field
  • 4-8 years’ experience test development, automation tools development, and/or data center administration.
  • Experience as a UI developer in a prior role is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Hadoop ecosystem and applications.
  • Exposure to security products, SIEMs is an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills and ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Passion to work and deliver the best in a high-performance environment.

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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