IpaaS i8c

Senior Kafka Engineer/ Architect

We’re looking for a new passionate consultant who’s eager to strengthen our integration community with a strong focus on Event-Driven Architecture (EDA). Are you ready to guide high-end customers in adopting EDA principles? Can you translate the principles in technical design and solutions? Are you well-established in the Apache Kafka and the ecosystem around it?

Then this is role is for you!


Your Role

Who are we

By joining i8c, you’ll join a community of more than 130 experts in the field of integration. A community focused on in-depth technical know-how, pragmatic delivery, and long-term partnerships.


Your expertise
  • Thorough understanding of Event-Driven Architecture
  • Thorough understanding of Enterprise Integration Concepts like
  • Application Integration, Messaging & API Management.
  • Knowledge of data formats and standards like JSON, XML, OpenAPI, AsyncAPI, CloudEvents, Avro, Protobuf, Oauth2, …
  • Experience with Apache Kafka
  • Experience with Java
  • Experience with Kubernetes (and/or Red Hat OpenShift)
  • Experience with DevOps tooling like Tekton, Jenkins, ArgoCD, Terraform, …
  • Experience with one or more integration platforms. (ex. Software AG webMethods ESB, Mulesoft Anypoint, IBM ACE, WSO2, TIBCO BusinessWorkx, Red Hat Fuse/Camel, … )
  • Experience with a public cloud like AWS, Azure, and/or GCP.
  • You’re fluently explaining your designs in English. Dutch and/or French is a plus

But most of all => You are eager to become an expert in this domain!Are you not yet at this level, but you really want to build a career as an Integration Architect? Let’s see how our i8c community can help you build your career!


Your tasks
  • Provide advice on Event-Driven Architecture to customers
  • Translate EDA principles into technical designs and solutions
  • Help customers adopt Apache Kafka and related technologies
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure successful project delivery
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments
  • Actively share knowledge within the i8c Community
  • Further grow as an integration expert with a focus on the EDA ecosystem (incl. Apache Kafka, Apache Pulsar, …)
What’s in it for you?
  • i8c offers you a challenging job with plenty of coaching, training, interesting clients and projects.
  • A competitive salary, in line with your experience and skills.
  • Extra benefits such as a company car, mobile phone, laptop, meal vouchers, a pension plan and health insurance.
  • A working environment where initiative and entrepreneurship is stimulated.
  • Regular fun and knowledge sharing events.

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