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Software Engineer – Security

R&D - Operations | Bangalore, India

Software Engineer – Security (Code Review)


Hortonworks is looking for an exceptional passionate Software Engineer with strong hands-on working experience in source code analysis (manual and tool-assisted) to join the Hortonworks Engineering team. We are looking for folks with experience in writing secure code and fixing security vulnerabilities.


  • BS or MS in Computer Science
  • Passionate about contributing to Secure SDLC. Secure coding habits, attention to detail, and focus on quality.
  • 3-4 years of experience in code reviews primarily in Java, JavaScript, and C++ languages.
  • Experience in using Static Code Analysis tool and triaging Security Vulnerabilities for at least 3-4 years.
  • Experience in writing test cases/suites for security testing.
  • Thorough understanding of OWASP Top 10/SANS 25 application security risks.
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of testing concepts including white box and black box testing, regression testing, performance testing, etc.
  • Consistent, clear, and professional communication remotely or in person 

Big pluses:

  • Familiarity with software attack and exploitation techniques.
  • Basic understanding of standards such as PCI DSS, HIPAA etc.
  • Familiarity with Apache Hadoop ecosystem components.   

About Hortonworks  

 Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing big data. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on Hadoop, and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators, and technology vendors.

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