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Senior Java Developer - Kafka

Gables Search Group Austin, TX

  • Posted: June 10, 2021
  • Full-Time

Senior Java DeveloperWhat You’ll Do:Act as a senior Kafka application developer with emphasis on Java, occasionally working on non-Kafka Java-based effortsDesign and develop new Kafka applications, using previous experiences and industry best practicesMaintain existing Kafka apps to enhance the existing business functionality and make continuous improvementsSupport existing Kafka apps in a critical production environment; create/update documentation and support procedures; cross train other team members to effectively support the system as wellWork closely with the Kafka infrastructure team on upgrades and changesBeing a Java expert, help the team in developing new web applications and maintain existing applications utilizing modern web technologies such as Spring, REST, JPA, Kubernetes, Junit and SoapUIWork with additional open systems tech such as MongoDB, Oracle DB, Spring Batch, Linux shell/bash scriptingTranslate business requirements into system design, work directly with Trading business analysts on requirements, prepare detailed technical specifications, and provide hour or story point estimatesPerform tech lead role under minimal direction to design, code, test, debug, and maintain programsProvide system support, including on-call rotation (about 8 times per year), troubleshoot, and resolve complex system issuesProvide guidance, training and mentorship to other associates, including performing code peer reviews, suggesting best practices and following SDLC processesRequirementsExperienced in Kafka app development and support, 2 year minimum:Strong knowledge of core Kafka components and APIsKnowledge of Confluent Kafka is a plusExperienced developing Kafka producers, consumers, and StreamsExperienced with Kafka topic design, partitioning, redundancy, Kubernetes deployment, and/or architecture is a plusExperienced in web application development and support, minimum 5 years. Strong Java skills.Experience with MongoDB is a huge plusA continuous learner, forward-thinking, open to new processes and technologies.Experience with DevOps, CI/CD, or Agile practices is beneficialSomeone who shows initiative but appreciates a supportive team willing to helpSomeone who likes challenges, gets things done, and keeps commitmentsWilling to learn new skills outside of the traditional web space as needed, such as Linux or mainframeType: direct hire

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