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Staff Site Reliability Engineer

R&D - Operations | Budapest, Hungary


Site Reliability Engineer, Operational Services

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive the design, deployment and maintenance of Hortonworks HDP and HDF in multiple production environments
  • Build, improve, and design monitoring toolsets and software
  • Automate repeatable processes and build tight full-stack integration with Linux and Hortonworks HDP and HDF
  • Build positive relationships with Hortonworks customers, demonstrating your leadership in the Big Data industry
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Travel up to 25%


  • 5+ years experience and deep understanding of Linux
  • 2+ years experience and deep understanding of distributed systems, including Hadoop and related software
  • 2+ years experience in large-scale production environments
  • Familiarity with distributed systems security in theory and application, utilizing technologies such as Kerberos, LDAP and Active Directory
  • Familiarity with SLDC processes and tools, such as git and Jira
  • Familiarity with change control processes and experience in change controlled environments
  • Development experience for operational automation
  • Experience with Database systems, both SQL and NoSQL

Bonus Skills

  • Familiarity with network design and architecture principles
  • Development experience in Java, Scala, Python or other languages
  • Experience in Cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCS, Openstack)
  • Experience with PXE, kickstart, or Linux from Scratch
  • In depth understanding of Hardware and Storage technologies
  • Experience with streaming technologies, such as Kafka and Storm
  • Published Open-Source software or public contributions a great asset

 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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