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Innovative Edge TCS is currently looking to hire mid level Kafka Expert to join our client in Frisco, TX.

As a Kafka Expert you will participate in all aspects of the Agile development lifecycle which includes LOE (level of effort), technical design, setup, administration, Monitoring, unit testing, documentation, peer review, deployment and support of application. As a member of development team, you need to work with Scrum Master, Analysts, Solution Architects, developers, testers on interpretation or translation of wireframes and creative designs into functional specifications, and subsequently into technical specifications and design.

Mid Level Kafka Expert

  • Standing up and administer on premise Kafka cluster.
  • Ability to architect and create reference architecture for Kafka Implementation standards.
  • Provide expertise in Kafka brokers, zookeepers, Kafka connect, schema registry, KSQL, Sync Connect, Source Connect, 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.
  • Create stubs for producers, consumers and consumer groups for helping onboard applications from different languages/platforms.
  • Provide administration and operations of the Kafka platform like provisioning, access lists Kerberos and SSL configurations.
  • Use automation tools like provisioning using Docker, Jenkins and GitLab.
  • Ability to perform data related benchmarking, performance analysis and tuning.
  • Strong skills in In-memory applications, Database Design, Data Integration.
  • Involve in design and capacity review meetings to provide suggestion in Kafka usage.
  • Solid knowledge of monitoring tools and fine-tuning alerts on Splunk, Prometheus, Grafana , Splunk.
  • Setting up security on Kafka.
  • Providing naming conventions, Backup & Recovery and problem determination strategies for the projects.
  • Monitor, prevent and troubleshoot security related issues.
  • Provide strategic vision in engineering solutions that touch the messaging queue aspect of the infrastructure


  • 9+ years overall IT experience
  • 2 – 4 years of Rabbit MQ experience Mandatory
  • 2-3 years demonstrated proficiency and experience in design, implementation, monitoring, and troubleshooting Kafka messaging infrastructure.  Mandatory
  • Hands on experience on recovery in Kafka. Mandatory
  • 2 or more years of experience in developing/customizing messaging related monitoring tools/utilities.
  • Overall 2+ Years of experience in architecting Kafka systems on Hybrid Cloud – AWS, Confluent, and Pivotal cloud foundry. Mandatory
  • Should have worked with Kafka brokers, Zookeeper, Topics, connectors, KSQL, Zookeeper, Sync Connect, Source Connect .  Mandatory
  • 1+ Years of experience in Agile & JIRA  Mandatory
  • Working knowledge of Ansible & Automation   Mandatory
  • Setup and administration
    Cluster management
    HA & DR
    Working Knowledge on Linux systems
    Knowledge of Kubernetes is Nice to have
    Knowledge of Java is Nice to have
    Establishing Kafka best practices Nice to have

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Temporarily due to COVID-19


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