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Kafka Administrator

Arity
Chicago
6 days ago
+22
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.

IT Security Engineer

Echo Global Logistics
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+15
Reporting to the Security Manager, the Network Security Engineer will be responsible for IT security across all Echo Global Logistics offices and associated companies. This individual will have a broad IT knowledge across multiple technology disciplines, the security vulnerabilities associated with each technology area / discipline and best practices to detect and prevent threats to Echo IT security. The role requires the individual to develop threat detection and prevention systems, develop response plans and conduct vulnerability testing on an ongoing basis. The role also requires the individual to work with all IT SME’s to help enhance their products and systems so that IT security threat prevention is a consideration in all aspects of IT development and support.Success in this role requires technical knowledge and experience, prior experience in IT security, organizational skills and an eagerness to do whatever it takes to get the job done effectively and efficiently while continually challenging and improving the status quo.

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