Job description

About FlexTrade

Founded in 1996, FlexTrade Systems is the global leader in high performance, multi asset order and execution management solutions.

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

Our worldwide client base spans more than 175 buy-side and sell-side institutions, including investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, commodity trading advisors and institutional brokers. 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.

Job Summary

We are looking for capable and talented database administrators who are passionate about technology to work on FlexTrade’s OEMS platform, FlexONE, which is our state-of-the-art, fully integrated Order Management System and Execution Management System.

You will be responsible for maintaining the MySQL database infrastructure running on RedHat Linux. Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

· Database backup and recovery

· Performance monitoring and tuning

· Query plan review

· Assist in security audits

· Help to perform major and minor version upgrades

· Collaborate with developers on issues and new development


Required Skills

3 - 5 years of MySQL database administration experience

· Comfortable working in Linux RedHat or CentOS environment

· Experienced in troubleshooting issues and determining root causes

· Experience writing and maintaining Python and Bash scripts a plus

· Must be willing to participate in an on-call rotation

Desirable Skills

· Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or related field

· Experience with MySQL 5.7 or 8.0

· Experience configuring and managing MySQL replication

· Experience with Git or other version control systems

**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.**

**FlexTrade Systems, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an authorized agreement for a particular SOW (Statement of Work) in place is hired: such resumes are deemed the sole property of FlexTrade Systems, Inc.**