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Bank of the West Principal Kafka Engineer in San Ramon, California

Principal Kafka Engineer


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the design, development,

modification, testing, adaption, and/or implementation and post implementation

support of short- and long-term software solutions to business and technology

needs. Reviews system requirements and business processes; codes, tests, debugs

and implements software solutions. Works independently in a fast paced

environment on highly complex issues.

Essential Job Functions

  • Design and developintegration solutions using WebMethods product suite and CA API Gateway.

  • Implementdesign patterns and industry best-practices to develop secure robustintegration applications

  • Developunit tests using WmTestSuite to enable automated unit testing

  • Provideinput into high-level solution architecture

  • Provideinput for capacity planning and sizing of various ESB components

  • Implementapplication development lifecycle management using standard frameworks

  • Implementcode management best practices using subversion

  • Activelycollaborate with the ESB team and other project resources


Required Experience

  • Minimum7 years of experience in development and support of integration solutions

  • Expertlevel knowledge of Software AG WebMethods 9.x Integration Server and relatedtechnologies

  • Experiencewith CA API Gateway and/or IBM WebSphere MQ is preferred.

  • Experiencewith WMTestSuite for automated testing

  • StrongKnowledge of SOAP, REST, JMS architecture Concepts and PUB/SUB Pattern

  • Strongknowledge of web services security

  • Solidknowledge of Java SE, Java EE, XML, XML Schema, XSD, XSLT/XPath and JSONtechnologies

  • Experiencedocumenting and communicating integration designs aligned to businessrequirements

  • Experiencedesigning queries and working with standard object/relational databases such asOracle, MS SQL

  • Experiencewith Source control/Bug Tracking/Automated Build tools Jira and Jenkins

  • Excellentverbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledgeof CA Technologies API Gateway(Layer 7) and policy design is a big plus

  • SoftwareAG WebMethods Integration Server performance tuning experience a plus

  • Preferexperience in the financial services industry


Bachelor's Degree

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity

employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers

without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is

also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment

qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair

Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and



Job: Technology

Location: United States-California-San Ramon

Requisition ID: 045184