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Kafka Infrastructure support

Stellar Consulting Solutions
Dallas, Texas, United States
Stellar Consulting Solutions is a boutique business & technology consulting company headquartered in Atlanta, GA. We deliver high quality, agile, and experienced workforce for niche technology projects of any scale. We help forward thinking clients to solve specific problems by understanding their needs and align talent that can move fluidly
to match skill supply and demand on a real-time basis.

Stellar Consulting has a unique combination of technical and digital skills to recruit, engage, and retain qualified talent. We have a stellar reputation for striving to achieve high ethical standards. Our use of Innovative techniques and industry best practices has made us one of the fastest growing boutique firms delivering to enterprise business.

Title: Kafka Admin
Location: Dallas, TX
Term: Contract
provide engineering guidance of technology solutions that deliver business value across the organization, continuously improving time to market. Create road maps that translate business requirements into technology solutions. Specify IT hardware and software plans and develop implementation roadmaps. Ensure compliance of application and technical infrastructure development with company and industry standards. Influence future systems engineering. Assesses emerging technologies for application to Thrivent's initiatives and provides technical expertise for next generation initiatives.

Job Description

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implementing, managing and administering the overall Kafka infrastructure.
  • Monitor Kafka cluster connectivity and security.
  • Manage and review Kafka log files.
  • Collaborating with application teams (data scientists/engineers) to install operating system and Kafka updates, patches, and version upgrades when required.
  • Point of Contact for Vendor escalation.
  • User security management of the Kafka cluster.
  • Implement security standards for the cluster and Kafka services such as TLS for wire encryption.
  • Support of Kafka integrations, including topics, producers, consumers, Schema Registry, Kafka Control Center, KSQL, and streaming applications.
  • Monitor performance, identify bottlenecks and tune to optimize Kafka performance and throughput.
  • Takes care of the day-to-day running of Kafka clusters.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in MIS, Computer Science or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in architecture development.
  • Understanding of the Kafka components and zookeeper.
  • In-depth knowledge of systems design, architecting and implementing large business systems.
  • Strong Linux knowledge (Red Hat Enterprise).
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools such as ansible.
  • Good understanding of Streaming message delivery semantics.
  • Basics of networking, CPU, memory and storage.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Kerberos & active directory KDC.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills .


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