Job Description :
Position : Kafka Engineer
Location : San Jose, CA (Currently Remote)
Duration : 12+ Months Contract

Job Description:

5+ years
Working Knowledge of Apache Kafka streaming middleware administration
Knowledge of Linux System Administration including bash, network configuration, disk configuration, virtual memory configuration and other essential system administration
Strong working knowledge of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) including cloud console
Basic knowledge of containers including Docker
Working knowledge of technologies like Ansible, Puppet

Responsible for setup of Kafka brokers, Kafka MirrorMakers and Kafka Zookeeper on hosts including a combination of bare metals (BM), VMs and Containers.
Responsible for monitoring Kafka health metrics via PagerDuty alerts and taking appropriate timely action by following Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents
Responsible for teardown of Kafka brokers, Kakfa MirrorMaker pipelines and Kafka Zookeeper on about to be decommissioned hosts.
Responsible for normal lifecycle management of Kafka brokers