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Application Modernization - Kafka/EDA Systems Engineer

Atlanta, GA, USA Req #65
Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Application Modernization – Systems Engineer

 

Objectives of this Role:

The Kafka/EDA Engineer is responsible for the development of Kafka based applications for our clients.  The role includes doing the intermediate to low level design and development of applications, within an architecture pattern established by a senior architect.  It includes not just Java development, but also Kafka/Confluent platform tools such as Kafka Connect, ksqlDB, Flink, and Kafka Streams.

The Kafka/EDA Engineer role’s involvement in projects will start following initial architecture design work, and continue through the remainder of the SDLC (design, development, testing, deployment).  This is a national role and allows work from your home office in most US cities.  

 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs detailed design of solution components in an EDA solution
  • Works with architects to understand the context, patterns, technology choices, and integrations
  • Documents design based on business and technical requirements
  • Works with client to understand detailed requirements and fill in gaps where necessary
  • Provides solution feedback to architecture team as needed
  • Designs Kafka related items such as topics and their configurations
  • Develops Kafka/EDA Solutions
  • Develops Java microservices and applications to meet functional and nonfunctional requirements
  • Develops ksqlDB and/or Flink streaming applications
  • Configures and deploys connectors to integrate with external systems
  • Supports Deployment and Testing
  • Understands Kubernetes basics of deployment and containerization
  • Works with CI/CD platforms and other deployment/configuration platforms to deploy and run solutions
  • Analyzes and addresses bugs as raised

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Desire to be in a design and development-driven, 100% customer-facing role
  • Effectively delivers solutions within estimated timelines
  • Self-starter and requires moderate to little supervision
  • Strong communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong documentation skills required for deliverable development
  • Ability to work and collaborate as part of a team
  • Strong organization skills to effectively manage your own time, calendar and follow-ups

 

Experience qualifications

  • At least three (3) years of Information Technology related work experience in an integration focused Java development role
  • Strong experience with source code management (ex. Git)
  • Experience with Java build concepts and tooling (ex. Gradle, Maven)
  • Strong capabilities in Spring Boot
  • Strong experience with Kafka / Confluent Platform
  • Experience working with Java-Kafka integrations using Kafka-Client and/or Kafka-Streams
  • Experience with Kafka Connect, ksqlDB
  • Experience with Avro
  • Understanding of EDA concepts

 

Optional experience but not required

  • Confluent certification
  • Experience administrating a Kafka environment
  • Kubernetes experience
  • Experience in integration sales support (ex. Developing/demonstrating PoC solutions)
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS and GCP

 

 

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Other details

  • Job Family Services
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 25
Location on Google Maps
  • Atlanta, GA, USA