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Senior Systems Engineer (Kafka) Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

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Senior Systems Engineer (Kafka) Description

Do you want to play a vital part in the design of our current and future banking technology?
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is expertise in Kafka. Join as one of crucial role in the team, you will leverage your strong technical expertise in assessing new software projects, enhancing the existing applications and contribute to deliver sustainable solutions.

What You’ll Do

  • Providing strong technical Kafka expertise and recommendations in assessing new software projects and initiatives, enhance our existing applications and advise technology teams how to optimally use Kafka technology
  • Provide technology solutions that will solve business problems related to events and messaging platforms and strengthen our position as digital leaders in financial services
  • Design, plan and deliver sustainable solutions based on Kafka and other event-driven technologies
  • Build, maintain and enhance the Kafka platform
  • Perform high-level root-cause analysis for service interruption recovery and create preventive measures.  

What You Have

  • Hands-on production experience and a deep understanding of the Kafka architecture and internals of how it works, along with the interplay of architectural components: brokers, Zookeeper, producers/consumers, Kafka Connect, Kafka Streams
  • Knowledge of the Kafka Connect framework
  • Proficiency in Unix/Linux as a power user
  • Experience in planning and delivering solutions in a large scale enterprise environment
  • Ability to code in any scripting language also desirable


  • By choosing EPAM, you're getting a job at one of the most loved workplaces according to Newsweek 2021 - 2023. 
  • Employee ideas are the main driver of our business. We have a very supportive environment where your voice matters.  
  • You will be challenged while working side-by-side with the best talent globally. We work with top-notch technologies, constantly seeking new industry trends and best practices.  
  • We offer a transparent career path and an individual roadmap to engineer your future & accelerate your journey.  
  • At EPAM, you can find vast opportunities for self-development: online courses and libraries, mentoring programs, partial grants of certification, and experience exchange with colleagues around the world. You will learn, contribute, and grow with us.  

Life at EPAM

  • EPAM Systems Inc. (EPAM) is a leading digital transformation services and product engineering company.  
  • As the regional headquarters of EPAM in APAC, EPAM Hong Kong was established in 2013.   
  • EPAM Hong Kong has been growing and emerging rapidly as an international IT consulting company that continuously attracts the top technology and engineering professionals worldwide.   
  • The integration of top-notch consulting services and intelligent engineering back-end systems shape our superior service to the world’s leading clients in various industries from banking and finance to insurance, technology and life sciences.   
  • By choosing EPAM Hong Kong, you're getting a job at one of the Caring Companies by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service for 3 years consecutively since 2021 and  a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.  

How We Hire

  • Here, we summarize the typical journey to finding a job within EPAM:   
  • Apply and tell us about yourself  
  • Go through some standard interviews:  :
    • General interview with a recruiter  
    • Technical interview with our technology experts  
    • Manager interview or Offer interview with a hiring manager  
  • Get ready to join the team 
  • Not sure if you meet all the requirements? No problem. Let’s talk anyway and find out more!  
  • It takes 1 min of application to start the journey with us. Apply now!  



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