Kafka Admin

Apache Kafka, AWS, Terraform, IBM Openshift, S3, Elastic Search
Contract W2, Contract Independent
Depends on Experience

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




  • 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 Mindware & System Engineering –MQ , RHEL, Unix  .
  • Good programming knowledge/experience with one or more languages (ex. Java, node.js, python)
  • Considerable experience in implementing Kerberos Security.
  • Support 24*7 Model and be available to support rotational on-call work ( including Saturday/Sunday )
  • Competent working in one or more environments highly integrated with an operating system.
  • Experience implementing and administering/managing technical solutions in major, large-scale system implementations.
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy.
  • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
  • Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Proven leadership abilities including effective knowledge sharing, conflict resolution, facilitation of open discussions, fairness and displaying appropriate levels of assertiveness.
  • Ability to communicate highly complex technical information clearly and articulately for all levels and audiences.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies/tool and train your peers.
  • Proven track record to automate.

Xoriant is an equal opportunity employer. No person shall be excluded from consideration for employment because of race, ethnicity, religion, caste, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. 

Dice Id : xorca001
Position Id : 7201904
Originally Posted : 9 months ago
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