Kafka Developer in Excel SoftSources 2022 at San José, San Jose, Costa Rica

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In today’s IT ecosystem, data is constantly moving, and Kafka is the roadway that keeps that traffic running smoothly to its destination. As a technical expert in this fully remote and full time job, you must be comfortable working across teams on multiple, high impact projects. You will be a valued part of a team that is constantly maturing Kafka use and event-driven architecture. Members of this team are responsible for the overall use and implementation of Kafka components including the platform, observability, governance, best practices, and solution development. An understanding of Kafka principles and enterprise integration patterns is required

What you will do:

● Uses deep subject matter/functional expertise, influence and process skills to help internal/external customers and stakeholders identify and meet their high priority needs while considering cultural and diversity implications.

● Jointly develops practical implementation plans with other accountable parties.

● Proactively develops and maintains technical knowledge in specialized area(s), remaining up to date on current trends and best practices

● Performs assessments and listens to internal clients to understand and anticipate their needs and determine their priorities in the context of the overall enterprise.

● Self-directed person who can identify priorities.

● Detail-oriented person who takes pride in keeping data correct and always having a backup plan.

● Problem-solver who might write a script or find a tool to get things done when there isn’t an established solution.

● You love Kafka! When you hear terms like “event-driven” or “real-time streaming” you’re ready to dive in!

  • Develop and implement solutions using Kafka.
  • Administer and improve use of Kafka across the organization including Kafka Connect, ksqlDB, Streams, and custom implementations.
  • Work with multiple teams to ensure best use of Kafka and data-safe event streaming.
  • Understand and apply event-driven architecture patterns and Kafka best practices. Enable development teams to do the same.
  • Assist developers in choosing correct patterns, event modeling, and ensuring data integrity.
  • Continuous learning to be a Confluent/Kafka subject matter expert.
  • Work with Kafka API’s (e.g. metadata, metrics, admin) to provide pro-active insights and automation.
  • Perform regular reviews of performance data to ensure efficiency and resiliency.
  • Contribute regularly to event-driven patterns, best practices, and guidance.
  • Review feature release and change logs for Kafka, and other related components to ensure best use of these systems across the organization.
  • Work with lead to ensure all teams are aware of technology changes and impact.
  • Acquire a deep understanding of source and sink connector technical details for a variety of platforms including PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server, and others as required.

You Bring/Are:

● Be able to describe the primary components of Kafka and their function (brokers, zookeeper, topics).

● At least two years of experience supporting applications in a production environment.

● Proficiency in at least one programming language and one scripting language.

● Proficiency with Docker or other containers solution.

● Ability to participate in and contribute to code management in GitHub including actively collaborating in peer-reviews, feature branches, and resolving conflicts and commits.

● Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

● Strong sense of responsibility with a bias towards action.

● Comfortable self-directing and prioritizing your own work.

● Microservices experience is a plus.

● An understanding of any cloud (GCP Preferred) infrastructure and components

● Experience with streaming data from SAP (especially S4 HANA) is a plus

● Experience with Java coding a plus

Job Benefits

● Full work from home (5 days a week)

● Private Medical Insurance.

● Educational aids and paid subscriptions, certifications and exams.

● Schedule flexibility.

● Career Growth.

● Recreational Company Activities.

● High-end equipment for work.

● Free nutritionist for all employees.

● Discounted rates at many national couriers and commerces.

  • Company: Excel SoftSources
    Vacancy Type: Full Time
    Job Location: San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Application Deadline: N/A

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