Job Description :
Job Title: Kafka Admin/ Architect
Job Location:- Bellevue, WA
Duration: 6-12 Months

Mandatory:

· Architect and build Kafka based Messaging Services platform.
· Architect and implement active-active Kafka setup with replication and fail over
· Standing up and administer on premise Kafka cluster.
· Ability to architect and create reference architecture for Kafka Implementation standards
· Provide expertise in Kafka brokers, zookeepers, Kafka connect, schema registry, KSQL, Rest proxy and Kafka Control center.

Experience with Cloud as well with on premise Kafka cluster

Please ensure candidate has the below.

Setup Confluent Kafka cluster on Kubernetes using helm charts and Confluent Operator

Experience working with setting up Confluent Connectors & Replicators to replicate data from one data center to another

Setup Confluent Kafka cluster on Kubernetes using helm charts and Confluent Operator

UST Global® is searching for Senior Kafka Admin to serve our growing business. I

Job Description

· Standing up and administer on premise Kafka cluster.
· Ability to architect and create reference architecture for Kafka Implementation standards
· Provide expertise in Kafka brokers, zookeepers, Kafka connect, schema registry, KSQL, Rest proxy and Kafka Control center.
· Ensure optimum performance, high availability and stability of solutions.
· Create topics, setup redundancy cluster, deploy monitoring tools, alerts and has good knowledge of best practices.
· Create stubs for producers, consumers and consumer groups for helping onboard applications from different languages/platforms.

Provide administration and operations of the Kafka platform like provisioning, access lists Kerberos and SSL configurations.
Use automation tools like provisioning using Docker, Jenkins and GitLab.
Ability to perform data related benchmarking, performance analysis and tuning.
Strong skills in In-memory applications, Database Design, Data Integration.
Involve in design and capacity review meetings to provide suggestion in Kafka usage.
Solid knowledge of monitoring tools and fine tuning alerts on Splunk, Prometheus, Grafana ,Splunk.
Setting up security on Kafka.
Providing naming conventions, Backup & Recovery and problem determination strategies for the projects.
Monitor, prevent and troubleshoot security related issues.
· Provide strategic vision in engineering solutions that touch the messaging queue aspect of the infrastructure

QUALIFICATIONS

· 3-5 years demonstrated proficiency and experience in design, implementation, monitoring, and troubleshooting Kafka messaging infrastructure.
· Hands on experience on recovery in Kafka.
· 2 or more years of experience in developing/customizing messaging related monitoring tools/utilities.
· Overall 7+ Years of experience in architecting Kafka systems on Hybrid Cloud - AWS, Confluent, Azure and Pivotal cloud foundry.