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"A great group of passionate people!"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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Positive Outlook

I have been working at Hortonworks full-time (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 Hadoop adoption. Great access to senior leadership, the President of the company is generous with his time, as are all managers.

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 headquarters are ok but a little disheveled, although nice perks with lunch offered etc. Some internal politics to navigate, but which company doesn't have that.

Advice to Management

Don't forget about the people in the field, we could use a place to gather with local colleagues too.

Other Employee Reviews for Hortonworks

  1. Helpful (28)

    "Worst company. Stay away from this company."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Hortonworks full-time

    Pros

    -- Good stock
    -- Free food, snacks like any modern startup

    Cons

    -- Lot of politics
    -- Non technical managers rule some teams.
    -- Very boring work culture. All work no play.
    -- High job insecurity. Forced to work long hours for very little recognition or reward.
    -- Not suitable for employees with kids.

    Advice to Management

    Dont mess with lives of people. Respect engineers whom you hire. Listen to engineers.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "overall an average company to be a part of, company culture needs to be better to helps people connect with each other"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hortonworks full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good time to be a part of this organisation. above avg compensation.

    Cons

    Not happy with the company culture, never interacted with anyone from the higher mgt except the manager.. please do not expect much of interaction with the people if you or on an entry or a mid level.. office space below avg

    Advice to Management

    The main business might be in the US, but the India team needs to be be a part of the global work force not jus india or apac.


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