Confluent Kafka Administrator in Milford Mill, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 12/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position: Confluent Kafka Administrator

Location: Baltimore, MD (remote until further notice due to COVID-19)

Duration: 4 month Pilot contract with extensions

Clearance: Able/willing to obtain Public Trust clearance


  • The Confluent Kafka Administrator will be responsible for assisting with the design, architecture, implementation, and on-going support of Kafka clusters on an Event Streaming Architecture Pilot project.
  • Manage large scale multi-nodes Kafka cluster environments.
  • Handle all Kafka environment builds, including design, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and ongoing monitoring.
  • Perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for the Kafka Cluster.

Key Required Skills:

Installing, configuring and maintaining the Confluent Platform components including:

Apache Kafka, Confluent Control Center, Confluent Schema Registry, Confluent Replicator, and Confluent Security Plugins

Skills Requirements:

Desired Skills

  • Experience administering the following Event Driven Architecture Components:
  • 5 years with Apache Kafka
    • 5 years with Kafka Brokers
  • 2 years ZooKeeper
  • 2 years Confluent Control Center
  • 2 years Confluent Schema Registry
  • 2 years Connect cluster
  • Understanding of Data access, Data Retention and archiving
  • Experience working with browse events across federated brokers
  • Experience performing Confluent Platform installation, upgrades, and maintenance
  • Experience working with Confluent Security Plugins



  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 7 years of experience

Job ID: 347644

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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