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Securonix provides the Next Generation Security and Information Event Management (SIEM) solution. As a recognized leader in the SIEM industry, Securonix helps some of the largest organizations globally to detect sophisticated cyberattacks and rapidly respond to these attacks within minutes. With the Securonix SNYPR platform, organizations can collect billions of events each day and analyze them in near real time to detect advanced threats, insider threats, privilege account misuses and online fraud. Securonix pioneered the User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) market and holds patents in the use of behavioral algorithms to detect malicious activities. The Securonix SNYPR platform is built on big data Hadoop technologies and is infinitely scalable. Our platform is used by some of the largest organizations in the financial, healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and federal sectors. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Managing the Hardware and Software for Kafka and its ecosystem components
  • Work with Application teams to gather future requirements to plan the growth of the infrastructure and expand as needed.
  • Implement Disaster Recovery (DR) for Kafka.
  • Build Automation Capabilities using tools like Terraform (AWS), Ansible, Git runner, Jenkins, etc.
  • Kafka security (Kerberos, ACL, SSL, SASL, SCRAM, etc.).
  • Research and implement the new capabilities for Enterprise Messaging Services

Desired Skills:

  • Kafka Admin experience in managing critical 24/7 applications and optimizing Kafka for variable workloads
  • Lead messaging modeling, persistent data modeling, normalization, transform, migrate, cleanse, and all other aspects relating to data
  • Understand implications of data upstream and downstream
  • Make key decisions on technology and tools to implement from a data platform technology standpoint
  • Thorough understanding of Kafka, producer/consumer/topic technologies and drive implementation of the technology
  • Design, build, assemble, and configure application or technical architecture components using business requirements.
  • Hands-on experience with Kafka clusters hosted in AWS and on-prem K8 Open Shift platform / Spark
  • Experience in building Kafka pipelines using Terraform, Ansible, Cloud formation templates, shells etc.
  • Experience in implementing security & authorization (permission based) on Kafka cluster.
  • Experience in System Administrators with setting up Kafka platform in provisioning, access lists Kerberos and SSL configurations.
  • Experience in setting standards to automate deployments using Spark, Kubernetes, Docker, Chef or Jenkins
  • Experience in open source and confluence Kafka, zookeepers, Kafka connect, schema registry, KSQL, Rest proxy and Kafka Control center.
  • Experience in Kafka Mirror Maker or Confluent Replicator
  • Experience in High availability cluster setup, maintenance and ongoing 24/7 support
  • Establish best practice standards for configuring Source and Sink connectors.
  • Hands on experience in standing up and administrating Kafka platform from scratch which includes creating a backup & mirroring of Kafka Cluster brokers, broker sizing, topic sizing, h/w sizing, performance monitoring, broker security, topic security, consumer/producer access management (ACL)
  • Knowledge of Kafka API (development experience is a plus)
  • Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery.
  • Ability to concentrate on a wide range of loosely defined complex situations, which require creativity and originality, where guidance and counsel may be unavailable.
  • Demonstrate a product mindset with an ability to set forward thinking and direction.
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of complex data into meaningful conclusions and present recommendations.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude while working with high demands and short deadlines that leads to working after hours.
  • Must have excellent communications and interpersonal skills Not Required, but Preferred:
  • Experience with Oracle Streams and/or another real-time streaming solution is a plus.
  • Experience in setting up Promethes Grafana or ELK monitoring tools is a plus.
  • Experience as Linux (RHEL) /Unix administrator is huge plus.
  • Experience in PostgreSQL, SQL Server, No-SQL (Hbase), Oracle, and AWS Cloud is a plus.
  • Understanding of or experience supporting .NET / Java application.
  • Understanding of or experience with Programming languages like Python, etc is plus.

Securonix, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Securonix complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Securonix expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Securonix employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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