Senior Integration Developer (Kafka)

United Kingdom
30 March 2023

This is the role

Integration Services Department focuses on systems integration within the entire Rockwool Group. Delivering, maintaining and governing internal and external integration services on modern, flexible technologies and platforms. In this position you will:

  • Work closely with Integration Project Teams to define the best integration solutions to meet business, functional and data requirements

  • Act as a lead KAFKA expert to design data integration patterns and solutions (Data Streaming) to ensure successful product implementations

  • Configure complex data imports and process configurations across multiple upstream and downstream systems within the business

  • Define logical sequence of integration activities to ensure success delivery

  • Create technology solutions to support critical business application to high levels of availability, stability, and performance

  • Develop, deliver and support critical data integration capabilities for the enterprise using Agile methodologies

  • Provide oversight and guidance during design, configure, and test phases

  • Coordinate with technical architects, product managers, product owners, application developers, business users to ensure that required features and modifications within releases have effective data integration solutions implemented

  • Provide analysis and design reviews to other departments to avoid duplication of effort in solving similar application requirements and issues with other products

  • Work with product development teams, architects and senior designers to develop and document concise architectural requirements

  • Work with technology and business stakeholders to achieve successful implementation

  • Evaluate new technologies and software products to determine feasibility and desirability of incorporating emerging cutting-edge data integration capabilities into company products

  • Provide leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel in Kafka

  • Contribute to the creation of required system documentation in compliance with departmental standards

  • Assist in designing and work in developing, testing and implementing new/modifications to the existing integrated or disintegrated enterprise systems using EiPaaS (Informatica/Boomi)

  • Attend code reviews to assure compliance

  • Proactively clarify work instructions or analyse issues

  • Performs migrations and upgrades

  • Provide production support as needed

This is what we offer

By joining our team, you become a part of the people-centric work environment of a Danish company. We offer you competitive salary, permanent contract after the probation period, development package and team building events.

Our compensation package on employment contracts includes:  

  • Private Medical Care;

  • Multikafeteria;

  • Christmas Vouchers;

  • Holiday Subsidy;

  • Loyalty Bonus; 

  • Referral programme;

  • Employee discount for ROCKWOOL products;

  • Flexible working hours and possibility of a home office;

  • Relaxation zones and fruit in the office  

Moreover, we have prepared an onboarding programme for you. This will give you the perfect opportunity to learn the process details and connect with the new team – a close-knit group of people who are always ready to help each other out.

This is what you offer

  • Five or more years of relevant architecting, engineering or software development experience using KAFKA (Apache Kafka or Confluent Kafka)

  • Experience working with containers (Docker or similar container runtime engines) and orchestration tools (Kubernetes, OpenShift or similar)

  • In-depth knowledge of integration concept

  • Working and proven experience with EiPaaS such as Boomi or Informatica Cloud is a plus

  • Proven experience with integration of data from multiple data sources

  • Familiar with web services technologies:

    • SOAP

    • RESTful API

    • WSDL

    • SOA

  • Understand textual data interchange:

    • XML

    • JSON

  • Ability to work with an Agile (i.e Scrum) team

  • Good communication skills

  • Fluently communicating in English (verbally and writing)

  • Eager to learn fast

  • Open mind and positive can-do attitude

  • Initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision

  • Willing to travel

This is who we are 

We are a company on a mission, working towards a cleaner, greener future, and as such, we have aligned our sustainability goals with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Working at ROCKWOOL means that you contribute to that mission. 

ROCKWOOL Global Business Service Center located in Poznań was open in 2016 with 27 employees onboard. Today,  we hire more than 370 employees and are still expanding in new exciting areas to support Rockwool business all over the world. Apart from central services that we provide within Finance and Controlling – we have built strong competence centres for Digital (IT), Group Technology (Engineering), Sourcing and Procurement and Digital Marketing. We believe in flexibility & diversity in each area of operations. Our ambition is to provide vertical & parallel growth opportunities. Rockwool values which include ambition, integrity, responsibility and efficiency are visible in the way we work every day. 


If you recognize yourself in this profile and challenge, we kindly invite you to apply with CV written in English.


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