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Principal Software Engineer - Apache Hive

Cloudera , Bangalore · · Full-time employment · Programming

Cloudera is looking for an exceptional passionate software engineer with strong distributed systems expertise to join our engineering team. Apache Hive is among the most popular open-source projects. We are looking for engineers with experience in large-scale, distributed systems to help drive Hive and build additional components around it to enhance theĀ Hive ecosystem


  • BE, MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science
  • Passionate about programming. Clean coding habits, attention to detail, and focus on quality
  • 12+ years of experience designing and developing large-scale systems with a strong understanding of scaling and performance
  • Hands on programmer with strong data-structures and algorithms skills. Java experience desired.
  • Good understanding of database internals, query processing and query optimization
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Big pluses:

  • Experience with Apache Hive/Hadoop
  • Experience with NoSQL & In Memory databases
  • Experience with public cloud infrastructures such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon web services and Google cloud platform
  • Recognized contributions to open source projects

For compensation, please connect with our recruiters to learn more

Job Perks

Health and wellness

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Life & disability
  • On-site gyms at various locations
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program


  • Competitive Retirement saving plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Equity
  • Variable incentive plans
  • Commuter checks


  • Paid medical disability & child bonding leaves
  • Family youth intern program
  • Bring Your Child to Work Day
  • Bring Your Parents to Work Day

Personal growth

  • Volunteer time off policy
  • Quarterly team building offsites
  • Seminars
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Hackathons
  • Mentorship of interns


  • Generous time off policies
  • Free and catered lunches based on office location
  • Casual dress code
  • Social gatherings
  • Discount programs
  • T-shirt enthusiasm


  • Global wellness challenges
  • Business travel insurance
  • Redpoint global crisis management services

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