Junior Systems Administrator

Job description

FlexTrade Systems

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- and sell-side institutions, including investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, commodity trading advisors and institutional brokers.

Located in Great Neck, NY 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.

We offer competitive salaries, bonuses and a comprehensive benefits package.

The Team

The Global IT Team at FlexTrade is a fast-growing team and vital function of our business. We are a group of ‘get it done’ builders and visionaries that are focused and strategically minded. Although we are a small team, we leverage our cross-functional expertise to deliver quality service to our stakeholders from strategy through execution. 

About You

You will be part of a team managing a fully virtualised Linux and Windows infrastructure and Cisco network, making heavy use of configuration management and source control.

We have a fun relaxed working environment with a casual dress code. Employees enjoy free food on Fridays and an active social group, time is allocated to each employee for self-driven learning and personal projects. Other benefits include:

  • Free lunches on Fridays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Social Activities



  • 1st and 2nd Line Support for the hosting and operations of our SaaS solutions
  • Fulfilling Service Requests
  • Provisioning and maintaining servers, both physical and virtual
  • Diagnosing & resolving issues across multiple different areas such as networking, storage, infrastructure, Citrix etc.
  • Basic configuration of network devices
  • Maintenance of a Citrix Environment 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Basic knowledge of Linux, ideally RedHat / CentOS
  • Basic knowledge of virtualisation, Ideally VMWare
  • Basic knowledge of Windows and related technologies such as AD, DNS, SCCM
  • Working knowledge of Windows 2016 servers.
  • Knowledge of basic TCP/IP/Routing/VLANs
  • Experience on network devices like router, switches and firewall devices of any platform
  • Working actively on ticketing systems, ITIL processes and IT operations.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to both understand and explain technical issues
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn in a high paced dynamic environment