Manage large scale multi-nodes Kafka cluster environments residing on AWS.
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.
Creation of key performance metrics, measuring the utilization, performance and overall health of the cluster.
Capacity planning and implementation of new/upgraded hardware and software releases as well as for storage infrastructure.
Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks.
Ability to closely calibrate with product managers and lead engineers.
Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures.
Proactively monitor and setup alerting mechanism for Kafka Cluster and supporting hardware to ensure system health and maximum availability.
Proven ability to lead multiple high priorities initiative with aggressive timelines leveraging an agile framework.
Comfortable performing in a fast paced, dynamic and ambiguous business environment.
Ability to concentrate on a wide range of loosely defined complex situations, which require creativity and originality, where guidance and counsel may be unavailable.
Demonstrated a product mindset with an ability to set forward thinking and direction.