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Principal Kafka Support Engineer and Architect at Intelsat Corporation

Principal Kafka Support Engineer and Architect

Intelsat Corporation McLean, VA Full-Time
Are you up to the challenge?

* Lead design and implementation of open source technology (Kafka/ELK/Influx) to support Intelsat service offering.
* Handle all environment builds, including design, capacity planning, cluster setup.
* Manage multi-node on-prem Kafka Strimzi cluster.
* Analyze and recommend solutions to performance problems in high-traffic, large-scale distributed systems.
* Demonstrate leadership in end-to-end implementation and solving technically complex issues.
* Investigate new ways to improve operations.
* Monitor open source technology market to gain knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies. Identify and incorporate new software technologies as needed to improve existing implementation.
* Design and implement monitoring solutions to proactively identify system bottlenecks and alert on issues.
* Lead the design, planning, implementing discussions with users and developers to ensure milestones are defined, understood, and being met. Identify dependencies, risks, and drive resolution to roadblocks.
* Evaluate systems, application performance issues and provide recommendations for improvements.
* Continuously monitor production environment and its dependencies for health, performance, and security.
* Mentor and share knowledge with others in the team.
* Develop standards, guidelines and best practices for software deployment and support.
* Investigate and resolve operational issues.
* Provide 24x7 On-Call Support on a rotational basis.
* Able to work independently and maintain professionalism under pressure

Can you drive these processes?

Open Source, Operational Support, Automation, Troubleshooting

You should definitely have:

* Bachelor's degree in relevant field.
* At least 10 years of experience in IT with knowledge of IT infrastructure and distributed architecture.
* Supporting and managing critical 24/7 applications.
* Strong technical knowledge and understanding of open source software stack, specifically Kafka Strimzi, Kubernetes, ELK, Grafana and Influx DB
* At least 5 years of experience in administrating and architecting open source software stack (Kafka Strimzi, Kubernetes, ELK, Grafana and Influx DB).
* Hands on experience with Kafka Cluster including implementation of MirrorMaker, schema registry, security, authorization, and SSL configuration.
* Working knowledge of cloud computing, with Azure as preferred platform.
* Experience working with and supporting APIs
* Proven record of working with Linux and shell scripting.
* Strong problem solving and troubleshooting abilities.
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
* Self-motivated and self-directed, with the ability to multi-task.

It would be nice if you had:

* Additional years of relevant product support experience.
* Software development experience.

Recommended Skills

  • Api
  • Apache Kafka
  • Automation
  • Capacity Planning
  • Cloud Computing
  • Communication
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