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Consulting Engineer
South East, Remote friendly
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Atlanta, GA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Science
Google Cloud Platform
Microsoft Azure
  • Deep experience building and operating in-production Big Data, stream processing, and/or enterprise data integration solutions using Apache Kafka
  • Experience operating Linux (configure, tune, and troubleshoot both RedHat and Debian-based distributions)
  • Experience with Java Virtual Machine (JVM) tuning and troubleshooting
  • Experience with distributed systems (Kafka, Hadoop, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Java
  • Excellent communication skills, with an ability to clearly and concisely explain tricky issues and complex solutions
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 30% of the time to meet with customers
  • Bachelor-level degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or another quantitative field
  • 3-5 years of experience in similar role
  • Preparing for an upcoming engagement, discussing the goals and expectations with the customer and preparing an agenda
  • Researching best practices or components required for the engagement
  • Delivering an engagement on-site, working with the customer's architects and developers in a workshop environment
  • Producing and delivering the post-engagement report to the customer
  • Developing applications on Confluent Kafka Platform
  • Deploy, augment, upgrade Kafka clusters
  • Building tooling for another team and the wider company
  • Testing performance and functionality of new components developed by Engineering
  • Writing or editing documentation and knowledge base articles
  • Honing your skills, building applications, or trying out new product features
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience using Amazon Web Services, Azure, and/or GCP for running high-throughput systems
  • Experience helping customers build Apache Kafka solutions alongside Hadoop technologies, relational and NoSQL databases, message queues, and related products
  • Experience with Python, Scala, or Go
  • Experience with configuration and management tools such as Ansible, Teraform, Puppet, Chef
  • Experience writing to network-based APIs (preferably REST/JSON or XML/SOAP)
  • Knowledge of enterprise security practices and solutions, such as LDAP and/or Kerberos
  • Experience working with a commercial team and demonstrated business acumen
  • Experience working in a fast-paced technology start-up
  • Experience managing projects, using any known methodology to scope, manage, and deliver on plan no matter the complexity

1,001-5,000 employees

Full-scale data streaming platform
Company mission
Confluent's mission is to create a new paradigm for real-time data streaming to help organizations set data in motion. The company builds tech-enables data manipulation tools.
  • Best Teammates on Planet Earth - Loving your job has a lot to do with the people around you. Luckily at Confluent, you will find some of the most genuine people who make you excited to come to work each day.
  • Adjustable Working Arrangements - While most of our employees work typical business hours, we encourage everyone to partner with their manager to make a schedule that works best for them and Confluent.
  • Robust Benefits - Health and wellness is important and Confluent is proud to offer a total benefits program that ranks in the top percentile of companies similar in size to our industry in our established geographies.
  • Rest and Recharge Days - Personal time off is great but it is even better when your whole team has the day. Each quarter, teams have three recharge days where the entire team logs off and refreshes before coming back to work.
  • Weekly Lunch Spend - At Confluent, we have a weekly lunch program called “No Pay Thursday.” On Thursdays, lunch is provided by Confluent at local restaurants and grocery stores, taxes may apply for some countries.
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) - Confluent employees work really hard to meet the needs of our growing and scaling business. To make sure that we don’t burn out, we encourage everyone to balance their PTO in an adequate way.
Company Values
  • Earn Our Customers' Love
  • To Build a Great Company, Build a Great Team
  • Smart, Humble, and Empathetic
  • Be Fired up and Get It Done
  • Tasteful not Wasteful
  • One Team