Vonage Engineering Mission: Vonage London is the emerging leader in the $100B+ cloud communications platform (CPaaS) market. Customers like Airbnb, Viber, Whatsapp, Snapchat, and many others depend on our APIs and SDKs to connect with their customers all over the world. As businesses continue to shift to a real-time, customer-centric communications model, we are experiencing a time of impressive growth.

Why this role matters

The Engineering team at is a fast growing group of talented engineers. They face multiple challenges associated with high performance, distributed systems, and processing large volumes of data in real time

We are looking for a Kafka Java Specialist to join a new team dedicated to transforming the data pipeline to a real time event driven one.

IF THIS SOUNDS LIKE YOU, CONTINUE READING BELOW…….

What you will do

  • Manage & monitor Kafka
  • Real time data processing using stream technologies 
  • Building data processing pipelines for use in production 
  • Use programming languages: Python, SQL, Scala, Java
  • Infrastructure exposure to Apache Kafka, Puppet and containerisation within Docker and Kubernetes

The Stack!

  • AWS (S3, EMR, Redshift, ...)
  • Google Cloud (GDS)
  • Kafka
  • Java / Python
  • Anything needed to achieve our goals

What you will bring

Essential:

  • Strong expert knowledge of Kafka
  • Java / Python / any other programming language used to process data.
  • Experience dealing with event driven pipeline 
  • Willingness to learn and use different technology / programming language.
  • Experience working with public cloud
  • SQL / NoSQL

Desired:

  • Experience with streaming framework
  • Experience with open source OLAP system (Druid, Pinot…)
  • Telecommunication knowledge
  • Docker and Kubernetes exposure

What is in it for you

  • Unlimited paid holidays
  • Matched pension
  • Life assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Payroll Giving for Charities
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Private Medical
  • Dental & Eye Cover
  • Gym Membership Loan
  • Extended Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Career progression
  • Flexible working hours
  • Industry conferences as a team or individual
  • Free snacks and food 
  • Friday beer o’clock
  • Work laptop
  • Secure bicycle storage 
  • Discounts in London attractions through TasteCard Loan and BUPA, the medical provider
  • Social meet ups (hackathon, tech talks, engineering happy hour, ping pong championship for businesses in Shoreditch, etc)

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