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Kafka Administrator

Job Title
Kafka Administrator
Job ID
Bloomington,  MN 55439
Other Location


Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.

Conexess Group is aiding a Bloomington, MN based client in their search for a Kafka Administrator. This is a long term opportunity with a competitive compensation package. 

******We are unable to work C2C on this role******

  • 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.

Desired Skills

  • Setup new Kafka Cluster by installing necessary Kafka components, run performance test, setup security, and setup monitoring.
  • Install and maintain standard Kafka components: Control Center, ZooKeeper, and Brokers
  • Participate in day to day support requests
  • Setup Partition based on expected data volume
  • Modify existing Topic settings
  • Have experience setup and configure KSQL
  • Have experience setup and configure Kafka Connect
  • Have experience Setup Monitoring Experience with java development


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