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Data Platform Enginee III

Posted on Jul 21, 2022 by United Wholesale Mortgage

Pontiac, MI
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The Data Platform Engineer is a key resource in providing technical leadership and support on all the stages of Data Platform administration, development, and architecture implementation.


Installation, configuration, and monitoring of new Data Platform instances when necessary, and conducting upgrades and patch applications when appropriate.

Administrative support for Kafka, Redis and NoSql platforms critical to our business needs.

Provide solutions and guidance to development teams when proposed architecture does not comply with architectural, performance or security guidelines.

Resolve performance issues using all available tools and take corrective actions when necessary.

Deployment of infrastructure across multiple environments.

Communicate to business stakeholders, technical teams and management in a consistent manner making complex technical issues and solutions clear, simple, and understandable.

Possess overall understanding of IT architecture, infrastructure standards, database, caching and middleware platforms, programming languages and tools.

Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Data Management philosophies and apply them to existing and to-be architectures.

Ability to produce clear documentation around reoccurring processes.

Forward thinking, proactive approach to troubleshooting and system monitoring.

Ability to provide accurate resource and capacity planning.

Developing applications integrations on an as needed basis.



1+ years of experience in an enterprise level infrastructure environment creating, designing and managing highly available Data Platform solutions

1+ years of experience with Apache Kafka. Working knowledge of Kafka clusters (brokers, topics, partitions, connectors, etc.)

Working experience with Redis distributed cache and NoSQL databases like MongoDB

Experience administering mission-critical Linux systems with a strong understanding of core Linux concepts and technologies (systems, memory/CPU/disk management, troubleshooting, Bash scripting, etc.)

Proficiency in C# and/or Java

Familiarity with different ingestion methods (.CSV, Flat File, RESTful, JSON, AVRO)

Experience and understanding of traditional RDBMS Systems, CDC, ETL and ELT techniques

Experience in working cohesively with Enterprise Infrastructure teams

Provide after-hours support when necessary

Computer-related degree or equivalent experience


Ansible and/or Jenkins experience

Understanding of Docker and/or Kubernetes containers

Familiarity with Confluent Kafka design and architecture a plus

Confluent Certified Administrator Certification

Experience with Kafka Streams API/ksqlDB

Exposure to Qlik Replicate

Jira work/project tracking


Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.


It’s no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It’s at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it’s providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life.


From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.


More reasons you’ll love working here include:

Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days

Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months

Adoption reimbursement program

Paid volunteer hours

Paid training and career development

Medical, dental, vision and life insurance

401k with employer match

Mortgage discount and area business discounts

Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court

Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 

Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch

Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks

In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company

Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi


All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Reference: 74353074

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