Senior Virtualization Engineer

September 18, 2023

Job Description

About FlexTrade

FlexTrade Systems is a global leader in high performance multi-asset execution management and order management systems for equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures, and options. A pioneer in the field, FlexTrade is internationally recognized for introducing FlexTRADER®, the world’s first broker-neutral, execution management trading system, which allows clients to completely control and customize their execution workflows through a comprehensive ability to search/access liquidity while maintaining the confidentiality of their trading strategies

The Team

As part of the SaaSOps Unit, the Systems Engineering team provides systems and application configuration and hands-on administration for Windows based operating system servers in a 24/7, highly available environment


About You

The successful candidate possesses an advanced knowledge of Windows server engineering, project leadership and/or architectural design and expertise. The Systems Engineer will support highly complex systems including integration, security and high-level Windows server administration. This individual provides input regarding future direction and growth of the Windows server infrastructure, performing design and implementation of enterprise-wide infrastructures, which includes Windows servers, and VMWare projects and initiatives

Responsibilities

  • Influence and contribute to detailed designs, functional and technical, for all projects.
  • Provide expertise and recommend optimal solutions to meet technical and business requirements.
  • Drive and deliver on strategic planning, design, and support of global server infrastructure including business recovery and continuity planning.
  • Produce output in a highly collaborative environment, with the ability to organize and coordinate teams towards a common goal.
  • Collaborate with System Engineering team members in the development, presentation, and demonstration of operational systems.
  • Oversee efforts and accountable to resolve enterprise Virtualization and Datacenter infrastructure challenges.


Must Haves

  • Bachelors in engineering or computer science, or equivalent technical experience.
  • Experience in designing, developing, configuring, and implementing enterprise server platforms in a 300+ Windows and VMware server farm environment.
  • 7 or more years of experience with VMWare and hardware.
  • 5 or more years of experience with Microsoft Servers.
  • 5 or more years of Hardware and SAN storage experience.
  • Scripting and Automation skills relative to infrastructure technologies.
  • Outstanding customer focused communication and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with proven documentation skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple high priority project deliverables.


Nice to Haves

  • Cloud integration (VMC over AWS)
  • VMWare products, vROps, vSAN, NSX
  • Solid understanding of disaster recovery methods and practical experience recovering complex networks. Experience in disaster recovery planning and execution.
  • Vendor management and engagement experience.


**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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