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Apache Kafka Administrator (Or Developer)/Irving, TX 6mth+ Contract
Ref No.: 18-01273
Location: Irving, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Role: Apache Kafka Administrator (Or Developer)
Location: Irving, TX  
Duration: 6mth+ Contract

No H1's or No OPT's

Description:

  We are seeking an Apache Kafka Administrator or Developer. The ideal candidate with have strong knowledge and experience with the installation and configuration of Kafka brokers, Kafka Managers. Experience with clustering and high availability configurations. Primary Responsibilities: - Hands-on experience in standing up and administering on premise Kafka platform. - Experience in Kafka brokers, zookeepers, Kafka connect, schema registry, KSQL, Rest proxy and Kafka Control center. - Ensure optimum performance, high availability and stability of solutions - Create topics, setup redundancy cluster, deploy monitoring tools, alerts and has good knowledge of best practices. - Good knowledge in administration and operations of the Kafka platform like provisioning, access lists Kerberos and SSL configurations. - Experience with automation tools like provisioning using open shift, Docker, Chef, Jenkins, BB and RLM. Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field - 6+ years of experience as the Unix/Linux Systems Administrator and 3 years of professional experience in Kafka Admin.  - General experience and knowledge of common issues associated with RHEL Servers and strong verbal and written communication skills - Ability to work closely with developers users to help resolve application configuration issues