Position Role/Tile: Senior Kafka Software Engineer
Location: Eden Prairie, MN .
Lead Public Cloud Kafka Engineer
PROJECT: This person would be joining my team, Health Care Cloud Data Platforms, to assist us in standing up Kafka as a Service at a cloud provider.
We are looking primarily at Azure and Google Cloud, but someone with AWS experience could be valuable.
Given the number of people on the team ramping up around the same time, I really need someone with at least one year worth of Kafka experience AND Cloud Provider experience.
IDEAL BACKGROUND: NEED Kafka and public cloud experience.
TOP REQUIREMENTS: Kafka, Azure.
- What experience will set candidates apart from one another? - Offering these platforms as a service, rather than for a single use case.
Technical curiosity and an ability to troubleshoot the unknown.
Works closely with other functions to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.
Works with less structured, more complex issues.
Be an active participant on the Scrum team.
Utilize solid development skills and gain an understanding of software architecture using Kafka
Deliver on customer commitments and help them troubleshoot their platform clusters
Help establish an enterprise wide offering of Kafka
What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position
? (Please be detailed as to what the candidate is expected to do or complete on a daily basis):
Operational aspects will be the main component of this role, so DevOps experience is also required. Full understanding of streaming architecture, managing workloads at multiple cloud providers, collaborating with people across different platforms.
Configuration, deployment, monitoring and alerting will all be in scope.
What software tools/skills are needed to perform these daily responsibilities? Kafka, Azure/GCP/AWD, Terraform, Git, Github, Jenkins, Drone, implementing application level metrics (Prometheus, influx/telegraph)
What skills/attributes are a must have?
This resource should have strong working experience with the Confluent/Kafka Streaming data product.
The resource should also have experience leveraging Kafka to write services to access the stream that are communicating with the back end data sources.
What skills/attributes are nice to have?
The resource should to be an accomplished architect and developer with prior experience designing for scalability, performance, and security.
Central Business Solutions, Inc,
37600 Central Ct.
Newark, CA 94560.