Principal Financial IT Infrastructure Architect

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Jun 21, 2024 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson
Chicago, IL, 60601
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Financial Institution is currently seeking a Principal Financial IT Infrastructure Architect. Candidate will be part of a small Innovation team of Architects that will collaborate with development teams, Solutions Architects, vendors, and other stakeholders to define and drive architectural vision, implementation and continuous improvement of solutions running on the core Real Time data streaming and compute infrastructure platforms such Kafka, Flink and K8s in a Hybrid Environment.

Responsibilities:

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, create and review software application architectures specifically tailored for streaming use cases.

Ensure fault tolerance, scalability, and low-latency processing in streaming applications.

Collaborate with DevOps teams to define deployment strategies and manage scalability.

Drive optimization of streaming application performance by fine-tuning configurations, monitoring resource utilization, and identifying bottlenecks.

Drive Implementation of best practices for efficient data serialization, compression, and network communication.

Create and maintain architecture documentation, including system diagrams, data flow, and component interactions. Maintain vendor relationships and participate in escalation sessions and postmortems

Evaluate and recommend tools and frameworks that enhance the performance and reliability of our streaming systems. Stay informed about industry trends related to Kafka, Flink, and Kubernetes.

Qualifications:

[Required] Effective communication skills to effectively collaborate and evangelize best practices with technical stakeholders. [Required] Advanced problem-solving skills and logical approach to solving problems [Required] Ability to execute spikes and provide code samples demonstrating best practices when developing solutions on Kafka and Flink. [Required] Experience with DevOps tools, eg Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Helm and CI/CD pipeline etc.

Technical Skills: Expert level knowledge of Kafka Expert level knowledge of Flink In depth knowledge of on-premises networking as well as the hybrid connectivity to AWS and/or Azure Knowledge of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), compute, storage, database, network, content distribution, security/IAM, microservices, management, and serverless services Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or Azure Resource Manager Knowledge of containerization technologies like Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes

Education and/or Experience: [Preferred] Bachelor's or Master's degree in an engineering discipline [Required] 10+ years of experience architecting of mission critical Cloud and On-Prem Real Time data streaming and event-driven architectures [Required] 10+ years of experience with Java [Required] 5+ years of specific Kafka and Flink experience [Preferred] 5+ years of Kubernetes experience

Certificates or Licenses: [Preferred] Confluent Certified Developer for Apache Kafka [Preferred] AWS certifications (eg Solutions Architect Associate) [Preferred] Certified Kubernetes Application Developer


Reference: 2780093590

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Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Principal Financial IT Infrastructure Architect

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Jun 21, 2024 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Chicago, IL, 60601
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Financial Institution is currently seeking a Principal Financial IT Infrastructure Architect. Candidate will be part of a small Innovation team of Architects that will collaborate with development teams, Solutions Architects, vendors, and other stakeholders to define and drive architectural vision, implementation and continuous improvement of solutions running on the core Real Time data streaming and compute infrastructure platforms such Kafka, Flink and K8s in a Hybrid Environment.

Responsibilities:

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, create and review software application architectures specifically tailored for streaming use cases.

Ensure fault tolerance, scalability, and low-latency processing in streaming applications.

Collaborate with DevOps teams to define deployment strategies and manage scalability.

Drive optimization of streaming application performance by fine-tuning configurations, monitoring resource utilization, and identifying bottlenecks.

Drive Implementation of best practices for efficient data serialization, compression, and network communication.

Create and maintain architecture documentation, including system diagrams, data flow, and component interactions. Maintain vendor relationships and participate in escalation sessions and postmortems

Evaluate and recommend tools and frameworks that enhance the performance and reliability of our streaming systems. Stay informed about industry trends related to Kafka, Flink, and Kubernetes.

Qualifications:

[Required] Effective communication skills to effectively collaborate and evangelize best practices with technical stakeholders. [Required] Advanced problem-solving skills and logical approach to solving problems [Required] Ability to execute spikes and provide code samples demonstrating best practices when developing solutions on Kafka and Flink. [Required] Experience with DevOps tools, eg Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Helm and CI/CD pipeline etc.

Technical Skills: Expert level knowledge of Kafka Expert level knowledge of Flink In depth knowledge of on-premises networking as well as the hybrid connectivity to AWS and/or Azure Knowledge of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), compute, storage, database, network, content distribution, security/IAM, microservices, management, and serverless services Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or Azure Resource Manager Knowledge of containerization technologies like Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes

Education and/or Experience: [Preferred] Bachelor's or Master's degree in an engineering discipline [Required] 10+ years of experience architecting of mission critical Cloud and On-Prem Real Time data streaming and event-driven architectures [Required] 10+ years of experience with Java [Required] 5+ years of specific Kafka and Flink experience [Preferred] 5+ years of Kubernetes experience

Certificates or Licenses: [Preferred] Confluent Certified Developer for Apache Kafka [Preferred] AWS certifications (eg Solutions Architect Associate) [Preferred] Certified Kubernetes Application Developer

Reference: 2780093590

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