Event Streaming / Kafka Technical Lead
Datacom
Auckland, New Zealand
8h ago

Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

About The Role

We are looking for an Event Streaming specialist with a strong background in application integration, to join our Integration business.

You will focus on providing thought leadership, interaction with stakeholders, architectural input, industry participation, as well as hands-on technical leadership and delivery.

Organisations face real challenges in a world where the number of integrations, and the speed at which they need to be delivered is increasing.

There is a real need for experienced integration professionals to enable business strategies. Datacom is a premier technology service provider, delivering some of the most interesting and challenging solutions at scale.

You will be the go-to Event Streaming expert and mentor in Datacom, who will work with our Integration Developers and Architects to design, build and execute solutions for our customers.

This role would suit someone with a strong technical background in Event Streaming products, technical leadership and the delivery of software-based integration solutions.

While Event Streaming is a key focus of this role, there will also be opportunities to become involved with other exciting integration technologies.

As a senior team member, you'll be part of an exciting team and have the opportunity to mentor staff, investigate new technologies and support the overall strategic direction and development of the unit.

You will work with a team of passionate, innovative, and dedicated people that focuses on getting the job done whilst delivering the latest solutions to our clients.

We are a very fast-paced team who are driven to deliver awesome technology!

What You’ll Bring

  • Hands on experience with Event-Driven Design and Development using Kafka and / or Solace
  • Strong Integration design, development, testing and deployment experience
  • Experience in technical design to meet architecture and business requirements
  • Understanding of cloud (IaaS, PaaS, iPaaS, SaaS etc.), Microservice Architecture, I&AM approaches
  • Understanding of DevOps technologies, with the ability to work closely with the rest of the development team at a technical level Experienced with the release of APIs / Applications via CI / CD pipelines using Jenkins, Azure DevOps, or similar Familiar with automated testing concerns
  • Technical leadership or mentoring experience System implementation, and leadership throughout the development process including taking ownership of end-to-end delivery Working closely with Solution Architects on integration and related technical design Able to drive and lead technical discussions with customers and co-workers Able to guide others and provide constructive technical feedback in a professional and non-confrontational manner You will be energetic and passionate about technology and learning new skills and tools, have strong communication skills and be a team player.
  • Clear communication skills, both written and verbal

    The following experience would be an advantage :

  • Other Event streaming technologies e.g. Azure Event Hubs, Solace
  • Experience with implementing SOA, ESB and API based solutions
  • Hands on experience with API Management or Integration platforms such as Mulesoft, Azure APIM, 3Scale, WSO2, Oracle / IBM integration suites, Apache Camel, Kong, or similar
  • Experience in both agile and waterfall projects
  • Holder of integration or cloud related certifications
  • Cloud technologies and experience with AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Containers or Container Platforms e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift
  • API and Service Modelling, RAML and / or OAS Design and Implementation
  • Why Datacom?

    At Datacom we believe that doing good, is good for business. We’ve maintained our local family feel whilst expanding globally, across Australia, ASIA, US and the UK.

    Our brand and reputation depend on proving the promise’ and we aspire to be the trusted advisor for our customers across Government and the private sector from enterprise scale to regional business.

    We offer our staff a competitive salary package, fantastic perks and benefits like healthcare, life insurance, discounts at local retailers and a supportive, flexible working environment.

    If you want to join a company making a difference, apply now!

    We have over 6,200 people across our global offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.2 billion, this makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies.

    We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations.

    With this comes a long list of significant clients Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds.

    We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

    Datacom is committed to the health and safety of its people and the wider community. Based on our site access requirements for this role, and / or potential customer site and customer’s vaccination requirements which are constantly developing, the successful applicant will need to be able produce evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or a valid exemption.

    Datacom will consider whether any accommodations can be made for candidates who are partially vaccinated (with remaining vaccine doses booked), or who are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and hold a valid exemption.

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