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Senior Data Engineer (Kafka)

You will earn
  • UoP: 19 000 - 24 000 PLN gross/month
  • B2B: 140 - 170 PLN net/h + VAT
Publication date

3 Mar 2023





Application deadline

2 Apr 2023


Sigma IT Poland is a division within NEXER GROUP - a custom software development company. In Poland, we started in 2017 and now we are 150+ crew with an office in Wrocław, Warsaw, and any day Cracow. We have the opportunity to work with world-renowned brands from Scandinavia, the UK, and Western Europe. Our goal is to grow strong, rather in competencies than in pure numbers.

If you like what we do, see our offer, maybe it is you we will have the pleasure to meet! :)

We are looking for Senior Data Engineer (Kafka) who will join an AI-driven PharmaTech British company committed to discovering, designing and developing better medicines. It developed the first-ever functional precision oncology platform to successfully guide treatment selection and improve patient outcomes.

As a Kafka Engineer, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with others to define and implement event streaming components.
  • Investigate, evaluate, and implement Kafka applications and its specifications.
  • Work within an integrated engineering team to build message configuration and flows.
  • Communicate the benefits and progress of the process design.
  • Some aspects of the role are:
  • Gain a clear understanding of our platform processes and how streaming can improve efficiency.
  • Building robust event streaming processes from requirement specifications.
  • Monitor and optimize Kafka clusters.
  • Working with other teams and to ensure that their needs are met, and aspects of the system are communicated effectively.
  • Executing and documenting unit testing and present findings.

You might be the perfect match if you are/have:

  • 5+ years of experience in similar role
  • Strong programming skills (Python preferred)
  • Knowledge of database concepts, data modelling and SQL
  • Experience with serverless and cloud technologies (AWS) - Event Driven Microservices Architecture knowledge
  • Kafka:
    • Experience and in-depth knowledge of designing, building, and running functionalities surrounding Kafka.
    • Hands-on experience with Kafka ecosystem (Kafka Connect, Kafka Streams, KSQL, etc.)
    • Experienced in maintaining and troubleshooting functionalities surrounding Kafka.
    • Extensive experience with message and stream processing on Kafka.
    • Experienced in setting up, configuring and maintaining Kafka brokers
  • Communicative, responsible, proactive
  • English (B2/C1)

Moreover, we appreciate skills in these areas:

  • Knowledge of SQL and NoSQL technology (Snowflake, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, MongoDB etc)
  • Data Lakes and related technologies such as Athena, BigQuery or Dremio
  • Experience in data catalogue tools, graph database technologies
  • NLP in a production environment
  • Application API frameworks such as RESTful and GraphQL
  • DevOps concepts such as CI/CD, Docker, Kubernetes

By joining us, you gain the following:

  • Exciting projects, multinational and inspiring environment for talented IT professionals. Various projects in diverse, cutting-edge industries. Biotech, Automotive, Internet of Things, or AR/VR;
  • Code review done by skilled engineers (over 60% of our team are people with over 5 years of experience in the industry);
  • Becoming a part of a team of motivated individuals, that are here to stay. We value loyalty – as you grow, we grow with you;
  • Respect for your private life so you don't have to work overtime or on weekends;
  • Online and offline integration events - including remote X-mass party and annual WOW tour trip abroad - so far we've been in Cape Town and Barcelona.

Perks and benefits:

  • Fully remote work from your convenience or in our office in Wrocław or Warsaw;
  • Choice of employment form: we offer B2B or employment contract;
  • Free benefits such as Luxmed, Multisport, and life insurance in Nationale Nederlanden;
  • Attractive referral system (8k for senior, 5k for mid, 2k for junior)
  • Personal Training Budget and Passion Day - an extra day off for your passion, hobby, and growth to spend as you please;
  • Flexible working hours with no micro-management approach. Our core hours are 9-15, the rest of the working time is your decision;
  • We provide high-quality work equipment + 2 additional monitors and accessories.

If you apply for this position and match our expectations, then:

1) You will be invited to talk with Weronika (IT Recruiter), to get more information about the project, and to ensure that we fulfill your expectations.

2) The next online meeting will be focused on technical verification.

3) The last stage is about getting to know you better. We will set up an online meeting with our client.

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