Kafka Data Engineer (remote)

Thrivent Financial
Thrivent Financial

Job Overview

SummaryWe exist to help people achieve financial clarity. At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people make the most of all theyve been given. At our heart, we are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our clients. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them toward financial choices that will help them live the life they want todayand tomorrow.Join our newly created Data Office as the full-time Kafka Data Engineer! We are in the early stages of an on prem Confluent Kafka implementation and also exploring cloud technologies. You will be responsible for working closely with Data Architects and Big Data Engineers and their vision to help design, build and provide governance of large-scale streaming architecture solution that delivers business value across the organization. You will have the opportunity to both lead and execute on projects and always consider the bigger picture proactively with anticipating any performance issues, troubleshooting, monitoring, quality, etc This role will require experience with hybrid platforms, cloud migration, publishing, development with newer technologies such as Spring Boot, KSQL/Stream Processing, data connectors such as Kafka, performance tuning, data quality and data visualization knowledge. You and will report to the Director of Information Delivery.Job DescriptionJob Duties and Responsibilities+ Lead the implementation, execution, and maintenance of Streaming Architecture technology solutions+ Lead work to advance and support streaming architecture practices for business processes, applications and technology that underpin the EIM discipline+ Provide leadership for Data Engineer tasks supporting projects+ Lead the Management and proactive improvement of Thrivent’s data by analyzing the current systems environment, leveraging proven practices, applications, technology, tools and platforms to support and enhance the information landscape.+ Revenue generated+ Budget responsibilities+ Leads the delivery, support and maintenance of solutions with one or more business and technology areas.+ Organizational impact results from mid-large sized projectsRequired Job Qualifications+ Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in MIS, Computer Science, Mathematics, Business or related field+ 5+ years of experience in Technology related field including prior lead experience+ Advanced in-depth knowledge of Predictive Analytics, Statistical modeling, advanced mathematics, data integration concepts and tools+ Strong organizational, analytical, critical thinking and leadership skills+ Demonstrated leadership on mid-large-scale project impacting strategic partnersThrivent provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.Thrivent is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please let us know by sending an email to [email protected] or call 800-847-4836 and request Human Resources.At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people make the most of all theyve been given. At our heart, we are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our customers. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them toward financial choices that will help them live the life they want todayand tomorrow.For over 100 years, Thrivent has been helping people build their financial futures and live more generous lives. Today, its a Fortune 500 company that offers a full range of expert financial solutions, serving more than 2 million customers, as well as the communities in which they live and work.Thrivent fosters a diverse workforce to serve our diverse clientele, reflecting a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. If youre intrigued about our work and the possibility of becoming part of it, we invite you to visit Thrivent.com to learn more. You wont just build a career; youll be part of an organization focused on growing, innovating, and serving.

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