Kafka Administrator

Job Description:

Job Title: Kafka Admin

Location: Chicago, IL

Travel/Relocation: Onsite


  • 8 years good proficiency and experience in design implementation monitoring and troubleshooting messaging infrastructure
  • 3 years of experience in installing configuring and supporting Kafka in an enterprise environment
  • 2 years of experience in developing or customizing messaging related monitoring tools and utilities
  • Setting up the Kafka multi broker cluster and configurating in cloud fabric catering to high availability requirements
  • Good understanding in cloud technologies microservices confluent Kafka pivotal cloud cache will be added advantage
  • Good understanding in APM tools like Newrelic and Splunk Elk will be added
  • Configure Kafka connectors for File Oracle Sql Server Data flows  
  • Good understanding of event processing pipelines using Kafka Java Zookeeper Hadoop Spark Scala  
  • Good programming knowledge experience with one or more languages ex Java node js python
  • Experience in implementing Kerberos Security is preferable


  • Having ability to build data pipelines in Kafka to allow for data streaming  
  • Having ability to support systems using 24×7 on call rotation  
  • Experience in Gemfire or any caching platform is an added advantage  
  • Experience implementing and administering managing technical solutions in major large scale system implementations  
  • Having ability to install new Kafka clusters and troubleshoot Kafka related issues in production environment with in given SLAs  
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy  
  • Having ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities  
  • Having ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance  
  • Having ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Having ability to communicate highly complex technical information clearly and articulately for all levels and audiences

About Capgemini:

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.

What we offer:

Your career matters to you and is important to us too. Because your goals and needs are constantly evolving, we offer visibility, leeway and support to help you grow and progress in your career. This approach builds notably on our comprehensive competency framework, our personal development, training and career management programs, and our University innovative and business-focused learning curriculums.


We promote a culture of diversity. We believe working with talented individuals from different backgrounds and points of view is a strategic advantage and an ongoing opportunity. Diversity enriches our creative solutions and adds value for our clients.


With the digital tech sector growing at a rapid pace and women significantly underrepresented in the industry, we are determined to inspire and recruit more women into technology and build diverse teams that reflect the clients we serve.


Our Shared values have been at the heart of the group since our formation. They are honesty, boldness, trust, freedom, team spirit, modesty and fun. These values influence the way we meet client needs while respecting the regulatory requirements of each country in which we operate, and the way we promote ethically sound practices within Capgemini and in our partnerships.


Capgemini is committed to building a workforce of employees with diverse backgrounds and work experiences. We strongly encourage women, veterans and active military service personnel to apply.


Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.


This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.


Click the following link for more information on your rights as an Applicant – http://www.capgemini.com/resources/equal-employment-opportunity-is-the-law


Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.



Posted on:

May 6, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced (non-manager)

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time (us-en)

Business units:

FS (us-en)


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