Database Administrator (MSSQL)

Job description

FlexTrade Systems, Inc. is searching for a MSSQL Database Administrator.

Founded in 1996, we are the industry pioneer and global leader in broker-neutral execution and order systems for equities, foreign exchange and listed derivatives. With offices in North America Europe, and Asia, FlexTrade has a worldwide client base spanning more than 175 buy- and sell-side firms, including many of the largest investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, commodity trading advisors and institutional brokers.

A pioneer in the field, FlexTrade introduced the first trading system that allowed clients to control and customize their proprietary algorithms while maintaining the confidentiality of their trading strategies via a vendor-provided, broker-neutral platform.

With offices in North America, Europe and Asia, FlexTrade maintains an experienced staff of developers, programmers, strategists and product specialists, who work hand-in-hand with our clients' technologists and traders to break new ground in the field of electronic trading.

Come join our friendly work environment- we are two blocks from the Great Neck, LIRR stop! We offer competitive salaries, bonuses and a comprehensive benefits package.


MSSQL Database Administrator

The candidate will need to support our High-Volume Real-Time Trading databases using

MS SQL SERVER 2008/2016 and above.


  • Will be responsible for all Production, QA and Dev databases on Windows Cluster and standalone environments.


  • Very good understanding of MSSQL architecture on Windows Cluster environment.
  • Strong in install/upgrade/configure different versions of MSSQL servers on Windows Clusters.
  • Should be able to tune the MSSQL servers for better performance.
  • Very good at all the DBA tasks like creating databases, users, security policies, Backup/Restore etc.
  • Manage the space allocation and monitor the Production servers 24*7.
  • Experience with SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups Installation and Configuration.
  • Experience with SQL Server Database Mirroring Creation and Administration.
  • Experience with SQL Scripting.
  • Experience in administering of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • Troubleshoot and tune the SQL procedures for better performance.
  • Availability for nightly processes troubleshooting.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills.
  • Experienced in MSSQL client and performance utilities such as Profiler, BCP, BULK INSERT, deployment tools, etc.
  • Batch scripting experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Tidal Enterprise Scheduler is a plus.
  • Equity trading experience is a plus.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines, must be a team player.
  • Interested in learning new Database Technology.

**FlexTrade Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.**