Intrum Global Technologies
Kafka Operations Engineer
Intrum Global Technologies
Intrum Global Technologies

Kafka Operations Engineer

Intrum Global Technologies

This is the job.

  • Configure Kafka clusters, including brokers, Zookeepers, Kafka Connect, Schema Registry, and KSQLDB.
  • Optimize Kafka configurations and parameters to ensure high performance and reliability. Troubleshoot and resolve performance bottlenecks.
  • Manage Kafka RBAC to control access to the topic and integrate with organizational security policies
  • Develop and maintain scripts for automating routine operational tasks, such as topic creation, configuration changes, and cluster maintenance.
  • Analyze Kafka logs to identify and resolve issues.
  • Implement and enforce data governance policies related to Kafka, ensuring compliance with organisational standards.
  • Handle operational requests from application teams, such as topic creation, access grants, and Kafka Connect configurations.
  • Work closely with developers, DevOps, and other IT teams to support Kafka-related requirements and ensure seamless integration with other systems.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation of Kafka configurations, operational procedures, and troubleshooting guides.

Project and Initiatives examples:
  • Migration from Community to Enterprise version
  • Monitoring Overhaul
  • Automated Provisioning
  • Moving the platform to the Cloud
  • Global Data Integration Layer.

You have:

Kafka Administration and Operations:
  • Good understanding of Kafka architecture, including brokers, zookeepers, producers, and consumers.
  • Familiarity with Kafka Connect, Schema Registry, and KSQLDB.
  • Familiarity with Confluent REST proxy
Security and Access Management:
  • Knowledge of Kafka security configurations
Development background:
  • 2-3 years experience with backend development, particularly in languages that are commonly used with Kafka, such as Java, Scala, or Python.
  • Familiarity with building and maintaining microservices, which often interact with Kafka for messaging and event streaming.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible or similar
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines, containerization (Docker) and orchestration (Kubernetes)
Monitoring and Troubleshooting:
  • Strong troubleshooting skills to diagnose and resolve Kafka issues quickly.
Governance and Compliance:
  • Understanding of data governance principles and practices.
  • Ability to enforce and monitor compliance with organizational policies related to data usage and access.
Communication and Collaboration:
  • Strong communication skills to interact with development teams, and stakeholders, and to document processes and policies.
  • Collaborative mindset to work effectively with your Kafka Architect/Technical Lead and other teams.

Seen as advantage:

  • Experience in setting up and managing Kafka role-based access control (RBAC).
  • Hands-on experience with Kafka cluster management, topic creation, partitions, replication, and monitoring.

We offer:

  • Experience working in multinational environment, being part of the Global IT or Data & Analytics functions in the leading credit management company in Europe;
  • Monthly gross salary from 3000 to 5500 EUR;
  • Hybrid working, location by your choice (remote/ in office), and a healthy attitude towards flexible working patterns;
  • Respecting private life, providing 3 extra leave-days for personal needs;
  • Health insurance and paid mental health support (from your first steps);
  • Snacks and fruits to boost your office day;
  • Well-being activities, surprises, and birthday gifts;
  • Supporting self-driven learning (i.e., paid conference fees, relevant Udemy courses).

**Please note that as a multinational company, we have Talent Acquisition Partners in multiple locations. You might receive a call from our recruiters with a Spanish, Latvian or Greek phone number.**
Mēneša bruto algaBruto mēnesī  € 3000 - 5500

Atrašanās vieta

    Rīga, Latvija
    Ieriķu iela 5, Rīga
  • Attālināta darba iespējas

Darba veids

  • Pilna slodze
  • Elastīgs darba laiks




  •  Angļu
Lucia de la Peña Panadero
Intrum is the industry-leading provider of Credit Management Services with a presence in 24 markets in Europe. Intrum helps companies prosper by offering solutions designed to improve cash flows and long-term profitability and by caring for their customers. To ensure that individuals and companies get the support they need to become free from debt is one important part of the companys mission. Intrum has more than 10,000 dedicated and empathetic professionals who serve more than 100,000 companies across Europe.

Intrum Global Technologies, established in Riga since 2010 is responsible for software development, maintenance and support for the company into a group level and employs more than 250 IT professionals locally.

Uzņēmuma mājaslapahttps://www.intrum.com/igt/

Reģistrācijas numurs40103314641

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