sr kafka administrator resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Diligent and comprehensive Kafka Administrator/Hadoop Developer widely acclaimed for 7+ years of providing network/systems administration, configuration/automation, and installation, within various workplace environments. Applies technical skills and solutions in a server, environment, and daily operations.

Work History
08/2020 to Current Sr. Kafka Administrator Nike Inc | Grapevine, TX,

● Managed data in relational database management systems such as KSQL .

● Expertise with Azure and AWS infrastructure models such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS cloud computing services for storage, networking, and data analytics.

● Incorporated Jira and Jenkins migration to securely connect servers, report, diagnose, and debug system issues.

● Handled all environment builds, including design, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning, and ongoing monitoring (Confluent Kafka, Kafka Connect, Apache Spark).

● Kafka management Access Control List, Simple Authentication and Security Layer components to lock down and secure a cluster.

● Implemented and produced applications utilizing Java and Scala with Hadoop Cluster and Kafka streaming libraries.

● Performed automation and configuration utilizing Ansible to automate multiple application environments.

● Skilled in writing basic UNIX Shell scripts executing CLIs in Bash and PowerShell.

● Proficient knowledge in importing and exporting data, fault recovery, and framework from Spark SQL and Spark Core (RDDs).

● Incorporated SEO techniques to verify maximal site exposure to search engine robots and crawlers in TensorFlow.Js.

09/2017 to 08/2020 Jr. Kafka Administrator Jefferson Health | Abington, PA,

● Performed high-level, daily operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for Kafka.

● Implemented and produced applications utilizing Java and Scala within Kafka streaming processing libraries.

● Managed Unix user accounts, installed and upgraded hardware/software, and monitored computer servers.

● Utilized Agile software to develop, facilitate, and execute projects pertaining to core concepts and principles for teams to work together and solve complex problems.

● Administered Scrum methods in Jira for fast-paced and complex environments pertaining task management, scheduling, teamwork, and customer support.

● Created topics, setup redundancy cluster, deployment monitoring, tools, and alerts/security in Confluent Kafka.

● Managed small scale multiple - nodes within Kafka Cluster environments.

● Resolved issues with knowledgeable support and quality service in The Kafka Pipeline.

● Led identification of process improvements and changes to methodology based on project experience in Unix Systems.

● Designed,build, assemble, and configure applications using python and java scripting.

04/2015 to 09/2017 Big Data Engineer Long Lake Analytics | City, STATE,

● Inspected and analyzed existing Hadoop environments for proposed product launches, producing cost/benefit analyses.

● Monitored incoming data analytics requests, executed analytics and efficiently distributed results to support in Zookeeper.

● Analyzed complex data and identified anomalies, trends and risks to provide useful insights to improve internal controls in Hadoop System.

● Prepared documentation and analytic reports effectively and efficiently delivering summarized results, analysis, and conclusions to the Consumer API.

● Developed and managed data-oriented systems for business operations .

09/2012 to 07/2016 Work Study Student Department Of Veterans Affairs | City, STATE,

● Assisted veterans and dependents in preparing forms and documents to present claims for benefits.

● Utilized CentOS Linux to compose correspondence letters to explain current status of applications and request additional documentation.

● Prepared written appeals for claimants not satisfied with rating board decisions and presented arguments before hearing officers and federal government boards.

● Reviewed and requested medical records, military personnel records, and service verification records to determine eligibility status for claims.

● Organized medical and service records by logging them in a HDFS system.

Skills & Expertise

    Hadoop Big Data Cloudera 6.x

    UNIX Bash/PowerShell & Administration

    Apache and Confluent Kafka

    Apache Spark and Core

    Azure and AWS Cloud Computing

    Ansible Automation/Configuration



    Performance tuning

    UNIX Troubleshooting

    Basic Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence

    Structured Query Language (SQL)

    System Migration from on-prem to Cloud

    Jenkins Migration



Expected in 04/2022 to to Big Data Certificate | Long Lake Training Center, Atlanta, GA, GPA:
Expected in 05/2020 to to Associate of Arts | Los Medanos Community College, Pittsburg, CA, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Long Lake Training Center
  • Los Medanos Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Sr. Kafka Administrator
  • Jr. Kafka Administrator
  • Big Data Engineer
  • Work Study Student


  • Big Data Certificate
  • Associate of Arts

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