Systems Administrator-Message Queue (REMOTE)

Summit Partners, L.P

This is an excellent opportunity to help shape the future of healthcare and drive innovation throughout the industry! CareCentrix is committed to making the home the center of patient care. We are currently seeking an Operations Engineer with demonstrated proficiency and experience in design, implementation, monitoring, and troubleshooting of our messaging infrastructure to join our team. The ideal candidate has a background in Systems Administration and evolved into messaging queue technologies.


  • Stand up and administer on-premise Kafka cluster

    • Provide expertise in Kafka brokers, zookeepers, Kafka connect, schema registry, KSQL, Rest proxy and Kafka control center
    • Ensure optimum performance, high availability and stability of solutions
    • Create topics, setup redundancy cluster, deploy monitoring tools, alerts and has good knowledge of best practices
    • Create stubs for producers, consumers and consumer groups for helping onboard applications from different languages/platforms
    • Provide administration and operations of the Kafka platform like provisioning, access lists Kerberos and SSL configurations
    • Use automation tools including Docker, Jenkins and/or BitBucket
    • Ability to perform data related benchmarking, performance analysis and tuning
    • Strong skills in In-memory applications, Database Design, Data Integration
    • Participate in design and capacity review meetings around Kafka usage
    • Set up security on Kafka
    • Provide naming conventions, backup & recovery and problem determination strategies for projects
    • Monitor, prevent and troubleshoot security related issues
    • Provide strategic vision in engineering solutions that touch the messaging queue aspect of the infrastructure


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience required

    • Experience on recovery in Kafka
    • 2 or more years of experience in developing/customizing messaging related monitoring tools/utilities
    • Good programming knowledge/experience with one or more languages (ex. Java, node.js, python)
    • Considerable experience in implementing Kerberos Security
    • Ability to support systems using 24x7 on-call rotation
    • Experience implementing and administering/managing technical solutions in large-scale system implementations
    • Strong critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy
    • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
    • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
    • Proven track record to automate

*** This role can be worked remotely.**

CareCentrix maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with Florida's Drug Free Workplace Law.

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