Senior Consultant

Chennai, TN, US

Senior Consultant - (CREQ135510)



Skill: Kafka Developer

Role: Consultant & Senior Consultant

Do you thrive working in innovative environments using state of the art technology? Are you looking for a place where you can show off your skills? Consider working at Virtusa!

As a Kafka Developer, you will play a critical role in building real-time streaming services to support a range of client business issues. These solutions will leverage advanced technologies in big data to provide cutting-edge solutions and drive new business innovation.

Key responsibility:

  • Creating the requirements analysis, making the platform selection, designing the technical architecture, designing the application, plus testing and deployment of the solution.
  • Developing workflows and queries to obtain data required for Tableau development.
  • Working with business requirements and stakeholders to establish metrics requirements.
  • Providing best practices and industry standards to ensure a consistent design and/or approach for analytics.
  • Partnering with other technical teams to incorporate data security within Tableau.
  • Developing roadmaps and implementation strategy around data science initiatives including recommendation engines, predictive modeling, and machine learning.
  • Translate complex functional and technical requirements into detailed design.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • 7+ years of software engineering and scripting experience.
  • 3+ years or experience working with Big Data technologies.
  • 3+ years hands-on expertise with Apache/Confluent distribution of Kafka.
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in development and support of stream processing solutions in Hadoop technologies.
  • Minimum 10+ years of software industry and integration solutions development experience.
  • Expert level knowledge of Kafka and related technologies (Hive, Hadoop, Spark, Storm, Nifi, Zookeeper, Ambary, Ranger).
  • Experience with stream processing using Kafka and Kafka Connect.
  • Strong decision-making skills in data analysis, design and integration.
  • Ability to architect large data.
  • Strong skills in database design and data integration.
  • Exposure to Big Data technologies and strong understanding of Datawarehouse concepts.
  • Ability to share ideas among a collaborative team and drive the team based on technical expertise and learning, sharing best practices.
  • Experience in a data-driven, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong self-led, work prioritization skills.
  • Demonstrated team player and solid communicator.
  • Expertise in creating technical documentation.

About Virtusa

Teamwork, quality of life, professional and personal development: values that Virtusa is proud to embody. When you join us, you join a team of 30,000+ people globally that cares about your growth -- one that seeks to provide you with exciting projects, opportunities and work with state of the art technologies throughout your career with us.

Great minds, great potential: it all comes together at Virtusa. We value collaboration and the team environment of our company, and seek to provide great minds with a dynamic place to nurture new ideas and foster excellence.

Virtusa was founded on principles of equal opportunity for all, and so does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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Primary Location

: IN-TN-Chennai


: Full Time

Employee Status

: Executive

Job Type

: Experienced


: No

Job Posting

: 04/08/2022, 8:47:20 AM
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