Sr Confluent Kafka Developer

CGI Group, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Full Time
Sr Confluent Kafka Developer Position Description CGI Federal is seeking a senior level Confluent Kafka Software Developer (8+ years of experience) with strong Confluent Kafka and CI/CD experience to support a leading healthcare customer. The candidate will be part of a cross-functional agile scrum team. The candidate will research, design, develop, test, modify and document enterprise Confluent Kafka solutions. The candidate will evaluate business features to determine the best approach for meeting the requirements using Confluent Kafka. The candidate will be involved in backlog refinement, planning of sprints, sprint reviews/demos as well as be responsible for meeting software compliance standards.The candidate will perform multi-disciplinary technical tasks that require object-oriented, web and system design skills and will work closely with the development, architect and QA teams to ensure that the Confluent Kafka solutions meet the business and non-functional requirements. The candidate must have a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality products. This position will be located out of one of the following CGI Federal Offices: Fairfax, VA, Baltimore, MD, Belton, TX, Lafayette, LA. Your future duties and responsibilities As a Java/Kafka developer, you should have 6+ years of experience with a superior software development background and be able to facilitate, design, and develop technical solutions for new and existing Confluent Kafka based applications and processes. You will interact with Lead Developers, System Analysts, Business Users, Architects, Test Analysts, Project Managers and peer developers to analyze system requirements, design and develop software solutions and enhancements. Construct technical solutions and supporting deliverables to enable our client to accomplish its business objectives, including the migration from coupled monoliths to a resilient, elastic, event-driven architecture.Primary responsibilities are focused on the Analysis, Design, Development, and Testing of leading edge solutions utilizing Confluent Kafka:A cents € cents Confluent Kafka API lifecycle development and managementA cents € cents Define & Deploy API Governance & Monitoring processes.A cents € cents Unit test solutions to ensure they meet quality standardsA cents € cents Ensure that solutions meet requirements outlined in the design documentationA cents € cents Perform all work to agreed time, cost and quality constraintsA cents € cents Ensure that developed solutions are peer reviewed and formally documentedA cents € cents Expertise with enterprise technologies including applications, storage platforms, database, network switching, and security infrastructure within a virtualized data center.A cents € cents Ability to use a broad portfolio of open-source technologies and cloud servicesA cents € cents Experience with automation/configuration managementA cents € cents Extensive knowledge of Confluent Kafka components including troubleshootingA cents € cents In-depth understanding of Confluent Kafka performance testing (by Confluent Kafka component) and best practices; with the ability to properly tune complex and high-traffic applications/systemsA cents € cents Maintain and enhance Confluent Kafka architecture, Confluent Kafka design principles, CI/CD Deployment proceduresA cents € cents Model system behaviors using best practice methods for communicating architecture and design.A cents € cents Ensure unit, system, integration, stress, and user acceptance testing are in alignment with architecture.A cents € cents Build comprehensive DevOps into the delivery architecture including, but not limited to: automated testing, continuous integration, branching and merging code streams, build generation, and deployments.A cents € cents Recommend tools and utilities for the design, development, testing, and management of web-based applications.A cents € cents Perform code reviews to ensure that code is compliant with design and coding standardsRequired qualifications to be successful in this roleA cents € cents Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field required or equivalent professional experienceA cents € cents Confluent Kafka Developer Certifications (Confluent Kafka preferred but Kafka acceptable)A cents € cents Proficient understanding of Confluent Kafka Architecture (Confluent Kafka preferred but Kafka acceptable)A cents € cents Proficiency in designing using Confluent Kafka Mule components including connectors (Confluent Kafka preferred but Kafka acceptable)A cents € cents Experience Confluent Kafka development (v6 is preferred but v5 is acceptable), Confluent Kaka administration (Confluent Kafka preferred but Kafka acceptable)A cents € cents Strong understanding and experience with security implementations (eg SSL/mutual SSL, SAML, oAuth).A cents € cents 5+ years overall experience with developing technical business solutions, preferred.A cents € cents 5+ years experience with end-to-end design and development of services for Confluent Kafka preferably in Java (Confluent Kafka preferred but Kafka acceptable)A cents € cents 3+ years of event streaming, DDD, cloud-based systems development experience.A cents € cents Familiar with Confluent Kafka offeringsA cents € cents Familiar with design patterns used with Confluent Kafka integrations (Confluent Kafka preferred but Kafka acceptable)A cents € cents Familiar with 3rd Party Confluent Kafka Connectors (Confluent Kafka preferred but Kafka acceptable)A cents € cents Experience with building streaming applications with Confluent Kafka (Confluent Kafka preferred but Kafka acceptable).A cents € cents Development experience using Confluent Kafka producers, consumers, and streams (Confluent Kafka preferred but Kafka acceptable).A cents € cents Working knowledge of Confluent Kafka Connect using schema registry in a high-volume environment (Confluent Kafka preferred but Kafka acceptable).A cents € cents Hands-on experience working with Kafka APIs and Security (SSL SASL Kerberos ACL).A cents € cents Hands on experience with different ingestion patterns into Confluent Kafka including but not limited to:o Database (Full & Incremental using readymade and custom connectors)o Files (Full & Incremental using readymade and custom connectors)o API dev (Bulk and transactional)o AWS S3 IntegrationA cents € cents Hands on experience with different consumption patterns from Confluent Kafka including but not limited to:o Database (Full & Incremental using readymade and custom connectors)o Files (Full & Incremental using readymade and custom connectors)o API dev (Bulk and transactional)o AWS S3 IntegrationA cents € cents 3+ years experience with Java, XML and Web Services both SOAP and RESTA cents € cents Experience working with relational data bases such Oracle; Proficient in SQLA cents € cents Experience with Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)A cents € cents Collaborative skills to work with others to ensure high quality, reliability, availability, and performance of Confluent Kafka solutions.A cents € cents A knack for benchmarking and optimization.A cents € cents Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git/GitHub.A cents € cents Excellent conceptual and critical thinking capabilities.A cents € cents Self-directed and self-motivated with the ability to take charge or play a supporting role.A cents € cents Ability to work & collaborate effectively in a team environment.A cents € cents Clear written and verbal communications skills.A cents € cents Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.#CGIFederalJobBuild your career with us.It is an extraordinary time to be in business. 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