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Kafka Administrator

Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Posted on Oct 14, 2021 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

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IT
Immediate Start
$80k - $125k Annual
Full-Time

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Arity-Kafka Administrator (Remote - Home Based Worker)

100% REMOTE

Looking for a Kafka Administrator to design, architect, implement and support KAFKA Clusters on AWS. You will have 2 years Kafka Jenkins GitHub Ansible APIs Etc.

As a Kafka Administrator, you will be responsible for assisting with the design, architecture, implementation, and on-going support of Arity's Kafka clusters on AWS.

Responsibilities

  • Manage large scale multi-nodes Kafka cluster environments residing on AWS.
  • Handle all Kafka environment builds, including design, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and ongoing monitoring.
  • Perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for the Kafka Cluster.
  • Creation of key performance metrics, measuring the utilization, performance and overall health of the cluster.
  • Capacity planning and implementation of new/upgraded hardware and software releases as well as for storage infrastructure.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Ability to closely calibrate with product managers and lead engineers.
  • Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures
  • Create topics, setup redundancy cluster, deploy monitoring tools, alerts
  • Proactively monitor and setup alerting mechanism for Kafka Cluster and supporting hardware to ensure system health and maximum availability
  • Perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for the Kafka cluster
  • Handle all Kafka environment builds, including design, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and ongoing monitoring.
  • Manage large scale multi-nodes cluster environments residing on AWS
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to production support staff.
  • Partner with business units to improve the effectiveness of business decisions.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of solid Kafka Admin experience in managing critical 24/7 applications
  • Design, build, assemble, and configure application or technical architecture components using business requirements.
  • Hands-on experience with Kafka clusters hosted on Amazon cloud is a plus.
  • Experience in Kafka build pipelines using Ansible, Cloud formation templates, shells etc.
  • Experience in Jenkins, GitHub
  • Experience in implementing security & authorization (permission based) on Kafka cluster.
  • Experience in open source Kafka, zookeepers, Kafka connect, schema registry Avro schemas.
  • High availability cluster setup, maintenance and ongoing support
  • Has good knowledge of best practices
  • Hands on experience in standing up and administrating Kafka platform which includes creating a backup & mirroring of Kafka Cluster brokers, broker sizing, topic sizing, H/W sizing, performance monitoring, broker security, topic security, consumer/producer access management(ACL)
  • Knowledge of Kafka API (development experience is a plus)
  • Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery.
  • Comfortable performing in a fast paced, dynamic and ambiguous business environment.
  • Ability to concentrate on a wide range of loosely defined complex situations, which require creativity and originality, where guidance and counsel may be unavailable.
  • Demonstrate a product mindset with an ability to set forward thinking and direction.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills.
  • Must be able to communicate technical information clearly, able to translate' between diverse groups of technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of complex data into meaningful conclusions and present recommendations to a vast array of individuals.
  • Ability to structure documents to effectively communicate with senior leadership and drive alignment and decision making.
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to offer why one technical solutions is more preferable than another.
  • Bachelor's Degree requi

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