Kafka Administrator

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Job Title Kafka Administrator Job Location Bloomington MN (REMOTE till COVID-19) Job Duration 12 Months Contract Job Description The Kafka Administrator has specific responsibilities of maintaining and support all Kafka clusters in all environments to ensure the environment is stable and accessible for all tenants. This role is empowered and accountable for automating and streamlining existing procedures and tasks. Recurring tasks need to be automated via Ansible scripts or other similar tools. On-going support is also a major part of the workload, which include troubleshooting issues, providing support to application teams, creating new topics as requested, and other applicable tasks. Professional growth of knowledge across both technical and operational domains is required. Expectations include working with varies internal and external teams on large projects as well as working independently and provide updates in a timely manner. Fast response on support request and questions are critical. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSbull Setup new Kafka Cluster by installing necessary Kafka components, run performance test, setup security, and setup monitoring. bull Install and maintain standard Kafka components Control Center, ZooKeeper, and Brokers bull Participate in day to day support requests by performing the following admin taskso Creating Principle Topico Generate Keytab fileso Creating Kafka Topico Add additional Consumer Groupo Setup Partition based on expected data volumeo Modify existing Topic settingso Rest Offseto Restart brokero Shut down brokero Balance partitionsbull Have experience setup and configure KSQLbull Have experience setup and configure Kafka Connectbull Have experience Setup Monitoringbull Experience with java development QUALIFICATIONSbull Education requirementso Bachelorrsquos degree in related fieldo 2 yearsrsquo experience without degreebull Proven organizational skills with the ability to develop a detailed work plan to ensure project success.bull Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others to resolve issues with innovate solutions.bull Excellent written and verbal communication skills.bull Strong elicitation and conflict resolution skills.bull Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.bull Adaptability and willingness to learn new tools and applications.bull Familiarity with healthcare or PBM industry preferred.--Pradeep732-218-6062