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Kafka Architect

Posted on Apr 4, 2019 by CloseHaven Limited

Helsingborg, Skåne län Sweden
Information Technology
Immediate Start
€700 - €800 Daily
Contract/Project

As a Kafka Architect for the Integration Service Center (ISC) you will be a part of an Application Integration team located in Älmhult & Helsingborg, you will work directly at a client site, building high performance systems using the latest frameworks, Java-based platforms running in a shared micro services environment.

Their primary areas of focus are core development, design and direction of application architecture and alignment of architecture with business objectives and high-level company technology direction. The Architect will partner with other architects and technology decision-makers to guide overall direction of the Order Management systems. He/she will work closely with Technical Leads, Application Architects, Software Developers and Management in a highly collaborative environment. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

  • In-depth knowledge of Kafka architecture
  • Excellent understanding of technology stack and design to recommend appropriate software architecture and solutions to complex business problems.
  • Lead the architecture development and collaborate with delivery teams during both design and development phases to ensure adherence to architectural standards and best practices.
  • Partner with other Architects to continue to define and capture software architecture for systems and/or components.
  • Document standards and ensure they are effectively implemented by the development teams and understood by technology partners.
  • Design and develop proof of concept prototypes for advanced features and designs.
  • Provide technical guidance to both local and remote development teams as required.
  • Should be able to translate the impact of architecture and design choices on non-functional requirements like scalability, performance, availability, and security.
  • Should identify and mitigate risks on projects. Good in troubleshooting complex technical issues.
  • Should manage multiple competing priorities and negotiate the best possible solutions.
  • Support project teams when needed by reviewing, guiding and mentoring team members.
  • Drive technology, frameworks & tool choices for the delivery team.
  • Continuously evaluate design and improve the software development and delivery processes with a deep focus on enterprise systems optimization techniques.
  • Providing suggestions for improvement in Development or Testing practices to lead to increased performance of the application.
  • Provide technical oversight and perform code reviews for multiple development efforts.
  • Guide a team of developers to address the highest of the identified production concerns.
  • Promote cross team synergy and alignment to optimize code-sharing, improve performance and increase speed to market.
  • Discuss with Engineering Management on strategic directions/decisions.

Ideally have exposure or knowledge of:

  • Incorporation of API testing tools such as Dredd, API Fortress,
  • Awareness of security considerations such as OWASP guidance,
  • Exposure to the use of log management tools such as Splunk, Elastic Search etc,
  • Configuration of Tomcat and WebLogic.

Reference: 686856108