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Network Engineer – SaaS Operations

  • Great Neck, New York, United States
$125,000 - $140,000 per yearInformation Technology

Job description

FlexTrade Systems is a financial technology Software Company headquartered in Great Neck, New York. We are celebrating 26 years as an industry pioneer and a global leader in broker-neutral trading platforms for equities, foreign exchange, options, futures, and fixed income. FlexTrade has 500+ employees across 10+ offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, and a worldwide client base both from Buy Side and Sell Side business. It is an exciting time to join FlexTrade. Each line of business and region is at a different growth phase. Across its functional teams, FlexTrade is taking bold steps to transform its business and approach to positioning itself for the next growth phase

We are actively seeking experienced candidates to Join our global network team that supports FlexTrade’s global operations.

As a financial services technology vendor that delivers mission critical Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to our clients, FlexTrade’s global network is vital to our business and foundational to customer success. You will be a vital asset to FlexTrade’s network team, which plays an integral role in the business, keeping our revenue generating SaaS environment free from downtime. This ensures we can deliver a high level of service to our diverse set of clients, including large asset managers, hedge funds, banks and brokers which in turn maintains FlexTrade's reputation as a market leader in Electronic Trading space

About You:

As a Network Engineer, you will be responsible for FlexTrade’s global network infrastructure. This role is responsible for managing and maintaining our production network. You will act as technical representative for your team during major incidents and troubleshooting of network-related issues. Success in this role will require strong and innovative approaches to problem solving, technical leadership, excellent communication (written and verbal, formal and informal), flexibility, accountability and a self-motivated working style with attention to detail.

Minimal Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of industry experience and expert knowledge in network operations and implementation of core network infrastructure in data center and enterprise environment
  • Experience with Layer 2 technologies: STP, LACP, vPC
  • Experience with Layer 3 routing protocols: EIGRP/OSPF, BGP, vRF and route redistribution
  • Experience with Network security solutions and technologies: Firewalls, ACLs, IPSec VPNs; NAT on firewalls
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco equipment: Nexus/Catalyst switches, Cisco ASA Firewalls, DMZ segmentation

Job requirements

Desirable skills/experience in:

  • Working experience with FinTech connectivity providers
  • Public cloud providers - AWS and Azure: VPC/VNET, Direct Connect/ExpressRoute, network load balancers
  • Monitoring tools: Network sniffers, deep packet inspection, SolarWinds, PRTG
  • Next Generation Firewalls: Cisco FTD, Palo Alto, FortiGate


  • The role of Network Engineer - SaaS Operations - is to support and implement complex network infrastructure in a mission-critical datacenter, WAN and enterprise environment.
  • Implement changes in a controlled change management environment.
  • Utilize routing, switching and firewall skills to troubleshoot network issues and performance.
  • Participate in requirement gathering for client onboarding.
  • Work with vendors to establish connectivity with remote parties.
  • Perform datacenter maintenance by installing and maintaining network equipment.
  • Maintain network diagrams and documentation.

**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.**

**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.**


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