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Palo Alto, CA (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (CLDR)
Information Technology
₹10 to ₹50 billion (INR) per year
Hortonworks, MapR Technologies, Pivotal
Cloudera delivers the platform for machine learning and advanced analytics built on the latest open source technologies. The world’s leading organizations trust Cloudera to help solve their most challenging business problems with Cloudera Enterprise, the fastest ... Read more

Mission: Founded by leading experts on big data from Facebook, Google, Oracle and Yahoo, Cloudera's mission is to empower people to get value from all their data.

Cloudera Reviews

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Cloudera Chief Executive Officer Tom Reilly
Tom Reilly
162 Ratings
  • Helpful (4)

    "It is a better company to work!!...."

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    Current Employee - Customer Operations Engineer in Chennai
    Current Employee - Customer Operations Engineer in Chennai
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Cloudera full-time (Less than a year)


    It is a company where lot of innovation happens
    It is a company with full of great people like Doug Cutting, Yonik, Tom White etc...
    It offers career growth for every individual.
    It is a pioneer in the Hadoop Distribution (CDH)
    It contributes lot of projects to the open source world.
    It is best company for every engineer.


    Interview process is a bit slow.
    A few facilities for India employees.

    Advice to Management

    For India employees, provide the accommodation at the time of joining. Start office in a few more locations in India like Bangalore.

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Cloudera Photos

Cloudera photo of: Datalennials on their way to volunteer at the SF-Marin Food Bank
Cloudera photo of: Volunteering at the SF-Marin Food Bank
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Cloudera photo of: Goofin' at the Food Bank
Cloudera photo of: Our interns taking a break from volunteering at the SF-Marin Food Bank
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Cloudera Interviews



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    Sr. Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. I interviewed at Cloudera (Palo Alto, CA (US)) in July 2017.


    Technical phone screen of an hour followed by onsite with 5-6 persons from hiring team. Lunch and snacks provided. Everyone was very helpful and friendly. Every interview was hour long. All interviews had to solve coding problems except with the hiring manager. He asked technical questions on the resume.

    Interview Questions

    • Lot of questions about the resume, describe the projects and your contribution. Most interesting problem you solved. How did you resolve disagreements within team? Why do you want to join Cloudera?
      Implement rm -r, implement multithreaded program to increment count.
      Implement a fixed length queue.   Answer Question
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Company Updates


    Cloudera Recognized for Cloud-Native Platform-as-a-Service Innovation

    Company wins two awards: the Stratus Award for Cloud Computing by Business Intelligence Group; and for the third time, best Hadoop Solution by DBTA Readers' Choice PALO ALTO, Calif., August 18, 2017 — Cloudera, Inc., (NYSE: CLDR), the leading platform provider for machine learning, advanced analytics and data management built for the cloud, announced that it has been named a winner for two accolades: the Stratus Awards for Cloud Computing in the Platform-as-a-Service for Enterprise category by the Business Intelligence Group, and the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards in the Best Hadoop Solution category by Database Trends and Applications (DBTA). This is Cloudera’s fourth year in a row either winning or placing in the DBTA Readers' Choice Awards.


    4 Things You Should Do When You Didn't Get the Promotion

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Cloudera Awards & Accolades

  • The 125 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2016, SF Business Times, 2016
  • Best Small & Medium Companies to Work For, Glassdoor, 2016
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