Job Description :

Job Title: Technical Lead - Confluent Kafka in AWS Environment

Location: Bethesda, MD (Remote until COVID)

Project Duration: Long-Term Contract


Description of the Work

Enterprise Event Hub is running on Confluent Kafka, hosted in AWS environment. Currently providing services to various portfolios within the client as a shared services Platform and planning to enhance Platform capabilities and expand the services to Enterprise.

·         Support ongoing business as usual projects in Event Hub supporting multiple portfolios in the enterprise – this includes the Discovery, Intake and onboarding of producers and consumers, design and development of Kafka solutions, troubleshooting, testing support in Lower Level Environments, and production deployments.

·         Support Platform level initiatives to enable Event Hub Platform capabilities such as Schema Registry, RBAC implementation and operationalization etc.

·         Support Platform sustenance activities such as production incidents management, troubleshooting and resolution, supporting OS patching, security updates, software upgrades etc.


Required Skills

·         Experience in handling day-to-day Event Hub operational activities using Confluent Kafka in AWS environment. Strong working experience in setting up Kafka Clusters, brokers, Zookeepers, Kafka Connectors, Schema registry, Topics creation with ACLs, configuring and monitoring Control Center, Splunk and AppDynamics

·         Experience in managing large scale multi nodes Kafka clusters environments, handle Kafka environment build out including design, capacity planning, partitioning and cluster setup, optimizing and operationalizing Kafka solutions

·         Well versed with broad architecture patterns and engineering practices, delivering, and managing large scale platforms.

Able to work independently, collaborate and communicate effectively with all stakeholders in a fast paced dynamic work environment.


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