Kafka Administrator

Posted on May 24, 2023 by Request Technology

Dallas, TX 75201
Immediate Start
$150k - $170k Annual

A prestigious company is on the search for an Associate Principal, Kafka Administrator. This position revolves around Kafka Administration on multiple operating system platforms. This administrator will write automation scripts, provide performance tuning, support, and monitoring of Kafka. This person needs heavy experience with Linux, AWS, Shell Scripting, automation, Jenkins, Hashicorp Vault.


  • 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
  • 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
  • Flexibility to be on call from 5 PM to 7 AM for 3 months per year.


  • 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
  • Encryption technologies (SSL/TLS, PKI Infrastructure management)
  • 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: 2562532404

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