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MetaOption, LLC Platform Engineer - Kafka/MongoDB/past SysAdmin in St. Louis, Missouri

Need Kafka/Spark/MongoDB expert to automate entire process with past SysAdmin skills. Platform Engineer - Kafka/MongoDB/past SysAdmin (All Required)Work remote to start, will return to Office in St. Louis in the futureMust be willing to relocate at own expense in the future.must be open to convert to Perm in futureTerm: 18 month + (will extend)Video Interviews

Client wants candidate to be open to convert to perm after 6-12 months. It will be an 18month assignment and there is not an job open but this is just their hope. Summary · 12 years of Experience Including System Admin and Kafka· 5+ years of Kafka / MongoDB / Platform Engineer· Kafka - Create Stream, events, topics -· Automation of Kafka - Forward thinking· 20 applications using Kafka Streaming - (manually now - all needs to be automated)· Thinking architecturally - set direction for Logging, backups, failover· Some data starts in DB2 and moves to NoSQL Mongo· Know when to direct to NoSQL or Relationship DB· Help determine what transactional data should move to Kafka and what applications should not.· They have Kafka / MongoDB installed - need help to use with bigger applications, more data, more automation· Perform System Administration tasks (setting up infrastructure)· No need for Hadoop in this role· No advanced skills with - BI / Business Intelligence or Advanced Analytic tools - (need admin integration skills with Kafka/MongoDB)We are developing a next-generation data architecture to support our growing business. In this Platform Engineering role, you will be responsible for deploying and maintaining Data Platform and Tool solutions to gain a competitive advantage. While deploying new databases and data streaming tools you will have the opportunity to leverage your technical and communication skills by collaborating with stakeholders from multiple divisions. What you'll doDesign, configure and install next-gen databases and tools such as Mongodb, Kafka and HadoopAnalyze and decide future of existing mainframe, Oracle and SQL databases in a next-gen worldDevelop integrated system designs and specificationsTechnically develop in Linux and Windows premise and cloud data centersDebug and correct complex internal and external infrastructure problemsEnsure availability, debug and correct complex infrastructure problemsDocument step-by-step procedures and system configuration for use in ongoing supportPosition Requirements What you'll needBachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or another applicable field is preferred5+ years of experience in Systems Administration3+ years of experience in a Platform Engineering role in support of Business Intelligence or Advanced Analytic tools (e.g. MicroStrategy, Tableau, SPSS, SAS, RStudio, Anaconda, etc.)Experience creating automation and design of platforms that enable self-service environment for developersExperience in Platform Engineering role in support of next generation data platforms and toolsHands-on experience and technical knowledge of database platforms, (ie: SQL, Oracle) with added focus on next-gen platforms such as Kafka and MongodbExperience with software deployments on Linux and Windows systemsExtensive scripting skills for Linux and Windows (e.g., bash, Perl, Python)Familiar with utilization of source code repository(GitHub) and monitoring tools such as SplunkKnowledge of the configuration of monitoring solutions and the creation of dashboards (Splunk, Wily, Prometheus, Grafana)