Hortonworks Reviews

Updated 27 Apr 2020

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3.9
70%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
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Hortonworks CEO Rob Bearden
Rob Bearden
177 Ratings
Pros
  • "One of the best open source companies to work with(in 42 reviews)

  • "Plenty of opportunity to enhance/pick up skills in big data(in 24 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Professional Services"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Architect in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    high-performing team achieving great success, surrounded by incredibly talented people to learn from and grow, huge opportunity to shine and define your own career path

    Cons

    lots of travel but that was made clear upfront

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  2. "Great Hadoop tech"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great big data on prem solution Great field team

    Cons

    Not so cloud friendly and cumbersome to manage Some managers less great

  3. "Learn it yourself"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Professional Services Consultant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hortonworks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of smart hard working people. Pay and package are competitive.

    Cons

    Forget training or career development. If you need to learn it then download it, open the docs and good luck.

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  4. "Solutions Architect"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Hortonworks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - open source - engineering culture - growing

    Cons

    - no internal training - no data science - ML - AI vision - no path to grow career wise - healthcare coverage in UK

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  5. "Premier Support Engineer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Premier Support Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hortonworks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great technology and interesting client use cases

    Cons

    Very wide set of products to support

  6. Helpful (5)

    "Strong trajectory"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The share price has gone up 120% over the last year and some great people have joined the organization. The culture has become more business focused and success has followed.

    Cons

    The company has not nailed the partner model yet

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  7. Helpful (3)

    "Transformed"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Enterprise Account Executive in London, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The market is now ready to go big on big data and Hortonworks. Has the right mix of product and solution offerings to win the space. The team in the UK has been completely transformed over the last year Much more mature and professional go to market approach.

    Cons

    There could be more resource to support the market opportunity, but that’s always the case in a fast growing enterprise like this.

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  8. Helpful (6)

    "Not what it once was"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Open Source, good pay, transformational space

    Cons

    Lots of the top talent has left the International business in the last 18 months.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hyper growth company with a bright future ahead

    Cons

    Sometimes lack of consistency due to growth phase; however with the new mgmt i think this will impact positively

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Fantastic place to learn and earn"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Having been with the company for 6 months, I can confirm that it's a fantastic opportunity to learn and earn, plus: Strong management team Record growth Invest in your success Great people

    Cons

    Fast pace and hard work, but great fun

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