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Technical Project Manager (f/m/d) Kafka

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Date: Jul 25, 2021

Location: Munich, BY, DE

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 114869


Competitive salary | Remote/mobile working


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services is currently looking for a Technical Project Manager (f/m/d) Kafka for our growing team in Germany.



Our customer is a premium car manufacturer in Germany. We are supporting our customer’s cloud strategy by providing solution building blocks – such as Apache Kafka – to DevOps Teams via their Cloud Native Application Platform (OpenShift/Kubernetes). In this role you will be the primary contact for our customer’s Technical Operations Manager and for our delivery team in India to handle technical and operational issues around the Managed Service Kafka. This includes day-to-day operations as well as initiatives to continuously expand and improve our service and performance.



  • Direct communication with the customer’s technical and senior management
  • SLA-based Service Management and IT Project Management
  • Develop and maintain microservice applications using Java and Apache Kafka
  • Develop and operate Kafka Components and Clustering


Key skills:

  • Very good command of both German and English, spoken and written
  • Solid background in IT Project Management and IT Service Management (Incident, Problem and Change)
  • Profound experience in developing and maintaining microservice applications using Java and Apache Kafka
  • Vast experience in developing and operating Kafka Components, Clustering and a proven understanding of the Kafka architecture
  • DevOps experience with technologies such as: Grafana, Prometheus, OpenStack, OpenShift and RedHat Linux
  • Experience with Kubernetes, containerization & virtualization, CI/CD, Oracle or an equivalent database is a plus
  • Experience in 2nd and 3rd Level application support
  • Experience in keeping a distributed system running with regards to scaling, load balancing, partitioning of message clusters, logging and monitoring
  • Experience in the daily use of Confluence, JIRA, BMC Remedy, and Microsoft Office tools
  • Working in an agile and delivery focused team
  • Experience in working with global delivery teams
  • Work location is Germany with the flexibility to go onsite for customer meetings



  • ITIL certifications are a plus




Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package.


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.



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