Technical Course Developer - Hadoop/Big Data
Hortonworks - Palo Alto, CA

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Hortonworks is one of the largest and fastest growing Hadoop companies. We are a startup comprised of many of the core Apache contributors who created Hadoop.

Training is a critical component to the success of Hortonworks efforts in rapidly driving the adoption of Apache Hadoop to enterprises. Our Course Developers are the foundation to the success of our training program and you will be an integral member to our group’s success. You will be responsible for the design and development of technical training content, which includes materials for instructor-led sessions and hands-on lab exercises.

2+ years as a Course Developer and/or Technical Trainer within a corporate or professional services environment.

Ability to gather requirements, work with Subject Matter Experts (SME) and develop content for training curriculum.

Ability to understand complex products and write structured course content.

Some programming experience, preferably with Java. Proven ability to explain and describe Java code.

Preference for good knowledge of at least one scripting language (Perl, python, ruby) within a UNIX environment.

Preference for an understanding of Hadoop/Big Data

Preference for Bachelor's degree from a 4-year college or university.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Hortonworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristics.

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 Platformpowered 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 is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage and use. Hortonworks provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators, and technology vendors. For more information, visit

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