ARC Group has an immediate opportunity in sunny Jacksonville, FL for a Kafka Administrator. This is an immediate contract opportunity initially projected to run through June 2019 and could extend longer. This is a great opportunity to get on board with a progressive organization that offers tremendous career growth potential, and to work with a very talented team of engineers. 

Candidates must be eligible to work for any employer without sponsorship, and able to work as our W2 employee for the contract.
7 or more years demonstrated proficiency and experience in design, implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting messaging infrastructure.
Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience
3 or more years of experience installing, configuring and supporting Hortonworks Kafka in an enterprise environment.
2 or more years of experience in developing/customizing messaging related monitoring tools/utilities.
Good programming knowledge/experience with one or more languages (ex. Java, node.js, python)
Considerable experience implementing Kerberos Security.
Ability to support systems using  24x7 oncall rotation.
Competent working in one or more environments highly integrated with an operating system.
Experience implementing and administering/managing technical solutions in  major, large-scale system implementations
High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy.
Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance
Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
Proven leadership abilities including effective knowledge sharing, conflict resolution, facilitation of open discussions, fairness and displaying appropriate levels of assertiveness. 
Ability to communicate highly complex technical information clearly and articulately for all levels and audiences.
Experience integrating Kafka with other technology products.