Data Developer, Kafka - Financial Services

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £90000 - £120000 per annum

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Our client, a specialist Data Engineering Consultancy, are looking to hire a Senior or Lead Data Engineer with expertise in Kafka to join their growing IT team.

The role will suit an experienced candidate with at least 3-5 years experience as a Senior or Lead developer, who has a strong analytical mindset and is confident taking on complex problems. You will be involved in the design and build of exciting new data platforms and pipelines for high-profile Financial Services clients. Ideally candidates will have:

  • Strong proven experience building patterns on Kafka and Confluent platforms
  • Ability to design and implement a Kafka architecture projects
  • Preferably experience with more than one programming language (Java, Scala or Go)
  • Exposure to API Management Systems
  • Any commercial experience with CI/CD, Docker, Kubernetes would be highly beneficial
  • Micro-services architecture experience (preferably with Service Mesh)
  • Demonstrable experience working on and delivering large scale development projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills