Job Description :
VDart We are a Global Information Technology Services & Workforce Solutions firm headquartered out of Atlanta, GA with presence in US, Canada, MX, UK, Belgium, Japan & India. Founded in 2007, Our team of over 2550+ professionals continually create impact for our customers worldwide in solving complex technology challenges with cutting edge technologies. We specialize in providing the Fortune 1000 companies, niche hard to find skills in technologies including Social, Mobile, Big Data Analytics, Data Sciences, Cyber Security, IoT, Cloud, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. With delivery centers in the UK, Mexico, Canada, and India, we provide global workforce solutions to our customers covering EMEA, APAC & Americas. VDart is an award-winning organization recognized by Inc 5000 Hall of Fame; Atlanta Business Chronicle*s Fastest Growing Companies; NMSDC*s National Supplier of the Year; Ernst & Young*s Regional Entrepreneur of the Year and more. Job Title: Kafka Developer/Lead Location: Vernon Hills, IL Duration:6+ Months Job Description: Hands-on production experience and a deep understanding of the Kafka architecture and internals of how it works, along with the interplay of architectural components: brokers, Zookeeper, producers/consumers, Kafka Connect, Kafka Streams Strong fundamentals in Kafka administration, configuration, and troubleshooting Knowledge of Kafka clustering, and its fault-tolerance model supporting HA and DR Practical experience with how to scale Kafka, KStreams, and Connector infrastructures, with the motivation to build efficient platforms Best practices to optimize the Kafka ecosystem based on use-case and workload, e.g. how to effectively use topic, partitions, and consumer groups to provide optimal routing and support of QOS Experience with Kafka Streams / KSQL architecture and associated clustering model Hands-on experience as a developer who has used the Kafka API to build producer and consumer applications, along with expertise in implementing KStreams components. Have developed KStreams pipelines, as well as deployed KStreams clusters Experience with developing KSQL queries and best practices of using KSQL vs streams Strong knowledge of the Kafka Connect framework, with experience using several connector types: HTTP REST proxy, JMS, File, SFTP, JDBC, Splunk, Salesforce, and how to support wire-format translations. Knowledge of connectors available from Confluent and the community Hands-on experience in designing, writing and operationalizing new Kafka Connectors using the framework Solid programming proficiency with Java, and best practices in development Experience with monitoring Kafka infrastructure along with related components (Connectors, KStreams, and other producers/consumer apps) Familiarity with Confluent Control Center Working knowledge of Splunk, how it integrates with Kafka, and using it effectively as a Kafka operational tool Referral Program: Ask our recruiting team about how you can be a part of our referral program. If you refer a candidate with this background and if the candidate accepts the role our team pays a generous referral. We are keen on networking and establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with you. We are Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. VDart Inc Alpharetta, GA Follow us on Twitter for the hottest positions: @VDart_Jobs Follow us on Twitter: @vdartinc