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4 people found this helpful  

Great Company Leading the Big Data Space

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Palo Alto, CA

ProsHortonworks and Hadoop is at the center of one of the best markets in years
Winning company strategy around open source development and partnerships
Strong partnerships with leading data companies, like Microsoft, SAP, Teradata, SAS, Rackspace and others
Phenomenal employees who build great technology or strongly service their customers
Strong management team who has been through this journey before

ConsEarly company in a very competitive space
The pace and the personal sacrifice required to be successful in an early stage company is not for everybody

Advice to Senior ManagementStay the course and you are building a $1B company!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    5 people found this helpful  

    Awesome engineering team but horrific elsewhere in the company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Hortonworks full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Hortonworks engineers are the brightest, fun, and awesome people whom I have the pleasure to work with. They are… Cons: Non-engineering management team is horrible. Cut throat and back stabbing types of people. They don't reward hard… Advice to Senior Management: Thrive your people, reward them for hard work and remove politics for it will bring down the company.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    6 people found this helpful  

    A great group of passionate people!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Hortonworks full-time for less than a year


    Pros: All the benefits of a start up company, lots of passionate people who are working toward a goal of massive… Cons: Not too many, being remote is hard, would be great to have some more regional offices so that employees could build culture together. The… Advice to Senior Management: Don't forget about the people in the field, we could… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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