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Kafka Administrator

Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Posted on Dec 29, 2022 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Dallas, TX 75201
Immediate Start
$150k - $160k Annual

Kafka Administration

SALARY: $150k -$160k plus 15% bonus

Hybrid 3 days in office/2 days remote - open to H1B transfer

Looking for a candidate to do Kafka Administration on multiple operating system platforms. You will write automation scripts, provide performance tuning, kafka supporting monitoring administration tools system.

The Kafka Administration (Software Engineering) role will provide subject matter expertise for implementation and ongoing support of Kafka Administration in production and non-production environments.


  • Install, configure and maintain Kafka software and supporting tools classified as Middleware on multiple operating system platforms
  • Also install, configure and maintain 3rd party software components classified as Middleware on multiple operating system platforms.
  • Use subject matter expertise with products to advise on design and assist with development of applications using these tools.
  • Configure production, development and testing environments and ensure the availability of these application services
  • Write complex automation scripts using common automation tools, such as Jenkins and Ansible
  • Provide performance tuning of components and services
  • Design disaster recovery solutions for Middleware technologies to comply with business continuity objectives
  • Resolve configuration related problems
  • Resolve complex support issues in both production and non-production environments.
  • Assist production support and development staff in debugging Middleware application defects.
  • Create procedural and troubleshooting documentation related to Middleware products
  • Participate in or lead moderately or high complex projects.
  • Properly secure Middleware technologies


Expert understanding of:

  • Kafka and supporting monitoring/administrative tools
  • Systems administration and change management practices
  • J2EE application services
  • Message-oriented Middleware
  • Internet/Web based technologies
  • ITLT Best Practices
  • Scripting and coding
  • Network technologies
  • CI/CD tools
  • Cloud native applications
  • Technologies used to support microservices
  • File transfer protocols including SFTP
  • Encryption technologies (SSL/TLS, PKI Infrastructure management)
  • Security controls as applied to software technologies.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area
  • 7-10 years of related experience with
  • Minimum 7 years experience working in a distributed multi-platform environment.
  • Minimum 3 supporting Middleware technologies

Reference: 1837352012


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