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Senior Platform Engineer

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Kafka Platform Engineer to join our team. As a Kafka Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for operating and managing our Kafka cluster, ensuring its scalability, reliability, and security. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and optimize Kafka solutions that meet the needs of our business. This is a key role in modernizing our application infrastructure and adopting industry best practices.

Join our dynamic team and contribute to the modernization and optimization of our Kafka infrastructure. Apply your expertise in infrastructure as code and deliver scalable and reliable Kafka solutions that power our business operations.

"We embrace diversity and equality in a serious way. We are committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills and views."

You will:

  • Maintain the entire lifecycle of the Kafka platform, including installation, configuration, and upgrades
  • Provide operational support for the Kafka cluster, ensuring high availability and stability 24/7 (on-call support)
  • Engineer new capabilities, automate processes, and modernize the Kafka infrastructure
  • Resolve complex performance or runtime issues related to the Kafka cluster
  • Collaborate with vendors to evaluate and review products to meet the evolving needs of the platform
  • Stay updated on industry trends, evaluate potential tools and applications, and maintain good vendor relationships
  • Work closely with the engineering team to ensure seamless integration and alignment with other systems and platforms
  • Develop and maintain procedures and tools for access, security, monitoring, and tuning of the Kafka cluster
  • Utilize infrastructure as code (IaC) principles to provision and manage Kafka infrastructure
  • Communicate technical concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders

About you:

  • At least 2 years of experience in Platform Engineering
  • Expertise in operating and administering Kafka clusters
  • Experience in performance tuning and troubleshooting of middleware technologies, applying them to infrastructure
  • Proficiency in shell scripting and/or Python with specific experience in administering Kafka
  • Proficient in infrastructure as code (IaC) tools and frameworks for provisioning and managing infrastructure
  • Experience with Java application servers on cloud platforms is a significant advantage
  • Familiarity with container and container orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes/OpenShift is a bonus
  • A team player with a good sense of ownership, motivation and willingness to take accountability and drive projects/tasks to completion
  • Advanced written, verbal communication in English, and interpersonal skills

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 4000 EUR to 6000 EUR gross (based on your competencies relevant for the job).

Additionally, each Danske Bank employee receives employee benefits package which includes:
    • Growth opportunities: professional & supportive team, e-learnings, numerous development programs; (incl. professional certificates); 100+ professions for internal mobility opportunities.
    • Health & Well-being: a diverse, inclusive, work & life balance work environment; additional health insurance; mental well-being practices; partial psychologist counselling compensation; silence and sleep zones at the office; game rooms.
    • Hybrid working conditions: home office budget (after the probation period); modern Danske Campus workplace developed with anthropologist for the best employee experience.
    • Additional days of leave: for rest, health, volunteering, exams in higher education institutions, and other important activities. Moreover, for seniority with Danske Bank.
    • Monetary compensation package: accidents & critical diseases insurance; financial support in case of unfortunate events, travel insurance; IIIrd Pillar Pension Fund contribution.

Additional days of vacation

Canteen services and free fruits

Additional health insurance package

Free parking & charging ports - cars, bicycles, e-scooters

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Send your CV

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 25.07.2024. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be IT Platform Engineer, Senior.

Please contact if you have any questions.
Michael Jørgen Frantzen
Phone number +4545141345 or [email protected]