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Reference # : 20-00659 Title : Apache Kafka Developer
Location : San Leandro, CA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 06/28/2020  
Role: Apache Kafka Developer
Location: San Leandro, CA
Type: 6+ Month (Possible extension)

Job Duties
  • Maintain high standards of software quality by establishing good practices and habits within the development team while delivering solutions on time and on budget.
  • Facilitate the agile development process through daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo, and retrospective meetings.
  • Design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards.
  • Participate in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code.
  • Analyze and resolve technical and application problems.
  • Research and evaluate a variety of software products and development tools.
  • 8+ years hands on experience in Java/J2EE/Spring
  • 3+ years hands-on experience in developing applications using Kafka (Architecture) and other messaging systems
  • 3+ Working experience with Kafka Client APIs (Producer, Consumer, Streams)
  • 2+ years of Real-time Data pipelines/Streaming in distributed env.
  • 2+ years of Configuration and fine-tuning of Kafka for optimal production performance
  • Experience with Confluent Kafka components (Connect, Schema Registry, KsqlDB)
  • Demonstrated OO design skills and familiarity with GOF/J2EE design patterns
  • Proven communication skills, both written and oral
  • Familiarity with all facets of SDLC - ranging from inception to deployment
  • Hands-on experience with unit testing frameworks like JUnit or TestNG
Preferred Skills
  • Real-time dashboards (Grafana, Kibana. Elastic etc)
  • Experience in MongoDB
  • Prior experience with Apache Camel is a PLUS
  • Prior experience with large scale Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) implementations
  • Prior experience with Oracle database is a PLUS
  • Prior experience with Unix/Linux, Maven and Git is a PLUS