Kforce Technology

Java / Kafka Developer

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Job Description


Kforce has a client in search of a Java/Kafka Developer in Charlotte, NC. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned):

  • Research, design, test, and evaluate technologies for building reactive, event-driven systems
  • Implement POCs and pair with technical leads on implementations
  • Improve the developer experience for product development teams
  • Develop tools and services to support Quality and Site Reliability to empower development teams
  • Mentor other developers on the team, fostering an environment of continued learning and improvement
  • Empower the team to deliver quality software in a timely manner and continuously improve the development process
  • Write high-quality code, that is supported by an appropriate level of testing and metrics
  • Have a high bar for yourself and others when working with production systems
  • Intellectually curious to adapt to changing technologies, platforms, and environments
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative environment with a diverse group of people partnering effectively with the team members, partners, and customers

Job Requirements:


  • 5-7 or more years of engaging and working with cross-functional enterprise level software development projects using Agile development methodologies
  • Experience working with Kubernetes, Docker, and public cloud deployment platforms
  • Strong experience working with continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Experience with, or understanding of, Agile/Lean Software Development practices such as Kanban or Scrum
  • Experience building event-driven, reactive microservices with Akka or Kafka Streams
  • Proficient with CQRS and Event Sourcing
  • Knowledge of microservices architecture
  • Recent experience with Scala, Kotlin, or Java
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, continuous improvement mindset and willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Ability to manage and balance multiple deliverables concurrently in an environment with shifting priorities
  • SSIS
  • SQL
  • Java Spring
  • Kafka streams
  • Microservices architecture
  • CQRS design pattern
  • Events-driven architecture
  • Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL
  • MongoDB/NoSQL
  • RabbitMQ
  • Docker & Kubernetes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of CI/CD and DevOps practices is plus
  • Worked with Front-end technologies like Angular, HTML, CSS
  • Familiarity with continuous deployment, unit testing and automation tool like Selenium is a plus
  • Proficiency with Git as a version control system
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Charlotte, North Carolina Location
Permanent Job Type
Kforce Technology