Integration Streaming Engineer

Job Req ID:  1316
Posting Date:  14-Mar-2023
Function:  Data & AI

Temple Point, Bristol, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

All available locations for this role are : Birmingham, Manchester, London, Leeds & Bristol (Hybrid Model)


About BT
BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.
We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential. 

We operate with a hybrid model (3 days a week minimum in the office in Bristol).
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours?  




  • As a Kafka Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for building a data integration platform to support engineering teams who are scaling up data integration within BT
  • As part of your role, you will collaborate with Software Engineers, Data Engineers and operational teams (ITOps, CloudOps, AppOps, SecOps) to drive this initiative forward
  • Your technical proficiency includes Kafka architecture, administration & developer experience, strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, and experience in one or more  multi-platform environments(On Prem, Cloud or Containers)  
  • Provide expertise and hands on experience working on Kafka connect using schema registry in a very high volume environment
  • Provide expertise in Kafka brokers, zookeepers, KSQL, KStream and Kafka Control center
  • Provide expertise and hands on experience working on Converters (Avro/Json) and Kafka connectors,custom connectors using the Kafka core concepts and API
  • Building engineering tooling to streamline workflows for data integration and testing


Skillset/Work Experience Required:


  • 5 +  years of demonstrated experience in  Apache Kafka/Confluent Kafka platform and application integration technologies in an enterprise environment
  • Mandatory hands on experience in Streaming platform, Kafka, Kafka streams, KSQL, Schema registry
  • Mandatory experience leading system technology transformations(preferably Data integration)
  • Be well accustomed to handling a variety of source and target applications, systems, and platforms including: Oracle DBMS, MySQL, Netezza, Oracle Goldengate, Salesforce, ServiceNow, Google Cloud, AWS Cloud, Hadoop, SAP, SAS & Mainframes.
  • Preferred experience with Grafana, Prometheus, Dynatrace
  • Preffered hands on experience with strong Java/J2EE, Spring, skills
  • Good to have experince on container archestration platforms like Kubernetes,Docker swarm
  • Confluent Kafka admin and developer certification  is preferred


  • Competitive salary 
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • 10% on target bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme 
  • Option to join the Healthcare Cash Plan or other benefits such as dental insurance, gym memberships etc.
  • 50% off BT and EE mobile pay monthly or SIM only plans
  • Exclusive colleague discounts on our latest and greatest BT broadband packages
  • BT TV, including BT Sport and the NOW Entertainment membership, and 25% off NOW Sport, Cinema and Kids 
  • 30% discount for friends and family on EE mobile pay monthly and SIM only plans

About British Telecom
We're the leading communications provider with customers in 180 countries. Across the world we enable customer's digital transformations so they can thrive. our focus is simple: be the global provider-of-choice for managed network and IT infrastructure services..