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Big Data Kafka Engineer Reference number: 745
Published: 01-02-2019, 16:01
Region: Brussels
Sector: Telecom
Education: Professional bachelor in computer science or similar by experience.
Start: 04 Feb 2019    End: 06 May 2019
ASAP, 3 months+
Job type: Temporary/Contract
Job description
In your role as a Kafka Systems Engineer, you’ll be part of a team that sits in a driving seat to define and wire all data components together. It is exactly this diversity of technologies and stakeholders in a telecom context what makes this challenging and exciting.
What you’ll do
  • You will be involved in the build of a fast data backbone platform based on Kafka technology. Your focus will be on the systems side, but you will work in close collaboration with the Big Data developers
  • Participate and assist in projects together with the customer
  • Keep track of new technologies within the Big Data landscape and introduce these within the platform
  • Guarantee the stability of our environments
  • Build, document and transfer the necessary knowledge to operations
  • Always think and reason from a customer’s perspective
  • Solve L3 incidents and problems
Profile
  • Service minded: You always think and act with the client in mind
  • Autonomous: You know how to prioritize and organize your work
  • Team player: You are open to ideas and share yours with colleagues in a respectful way.
    You can work in group, but also individually
  • Clear Communication: You’re an excellent communicator and problem solver
  • Technology watch: You constantly maintain an overview of the technology landscape
  • Flexible: You’re willing to execute interventions outside business hours
Required Skills
  • You have specific experience in deploying, maintaining and monitoring robust stream processing architectures built on Kafka
  • Ideally you know your way around related existing and upcoming Big Data technologies (Hadoop stack - Cloudera, Spark, … )
  • You are willing to invest time and effort to learn new technologies
  • You have knowledge of Linux, Kerberos and automation tools such as Puppet or Ansible
  • You feel at ease with scripting (Bash, Python)
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