Senior Systems Engineer (Linux)

Job description

FlexTrade Systems is a financial technology Software Company headquartered in Great Neck, New York. We are celebrating 26 years as industrial pioneer and a global leader in broker-neutral, trading platforms for equities, foreign exchange, options, futures, and fixed income. With 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 different growth phases. Across its functional teams, FlexTrade is taking bold steps to transform its business and approach to position itself for the next phase of growth.


  • Proactive Systems Engineer on Linux OS environment, ideally in a service provider and financial environment
  • Patch management
  • Automate tasks with basic scripting
  • Troubleshoot incidents and handle escalations to vendors where appropriate
  • Provide system performance tuning, optimisation, and capacity planning
  • Proactive Administration of Configuration Management using Puppet
  • Expand the use of Configuration Management where appropriate and act as a Subject Matter Expert
  • Ideally provide guidance on targeted system and application migration to private and public cloud


  • Experienced working in an environment where uptime and availability are critical
  • Significant experience managing Linux servers, including:
  • Significant experience with Configuration Management using Puppet
  • Experience in using VMWare to manage VMs
  • Understanding of datacentre networking technologies
  • Related certifications such as Windows Certified Professional etc. 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.**