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Senior Network Engineer (SaaS Ops)

Great Neck, New York, United StatesInformation Technology

Job description

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.

  • Provides network operations support in a 24/7 operating environment
  • Manage the full end-to-end technology life cycle within the network space
  • Work as part of a global network team monitoring and troubleshooting low latency network environments across several continents
  • Maintain and validate quality network service by establishing and enforcing managed hosting standards, metrics and best practices
  • Support internal and external customer requests
  • Plan, design, and work with Vendors to build, install and configure new network capabilities to meet the needs of the business
  • Anticipate risks and constraints and proactively develop solutions to address the risk/constraints
  • A consultative approach to all major activities and projects. Including the ability to effectively and accurately document requirements and develop clear execution plans

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Relevant network engineering experience
  • Proven experience of network design and implementation
  • Advanced networking knowledge such as OSPF/BGP routing, MPLS/VPLS, TCP/IP, Firewalls, routing, switching, IP subnetting
  • Extensive experience with Cisco switches and routers
  • Detailed understanding of network security, including Firewalls, VPNs, Proxies, DDI
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent Linux skills focused on networking
  • Experience with automation tools such as Ansible would be an advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, and / or equivalent work experience
  • CCNP/CCIE certified or equivalent
  • RHCE, CompTIA certified or equivalent experience is desirable


**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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