Oct 01, 2021

System Administrator

  • Flextrade Systems
  • London, UK
Full time Network Engineer Operations System Administrator Systems Architect

Job Description

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.

About You:

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


  • Serves as a technical expert (SME) in system administration for complex networks and operating systems.
  • 1st and 2nd Line Support for the hosting and operations of our SaaS solutions
  • Fulfil Service Requests
  • Provisioning and maintaining servers, both physical and virtual
  • Diagnosing & resolving issues across multiple different areas such as networking, storage, infrastructure, Citrix etc.
  • Configuration of network devices
  • Maintenance of a Citrix environment
  • Using ticketing, monitoring, and reporting systems
  • Monitor system performance, IT system operations and storage utilization.
  • Plan for necessary hardware or software upgrades to support system growth.
  • Mentors team members and educates users.
  • On Call


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • 3 + Years of relevant experience.
  • Understanding of a global network infrastructure.
  • Good knowledge and experience building and maintaining Linux systems, ideally RedHat / CentOS
  • Good knowledge of virtualisation, ideally VMWare
  • Good knowledge and experience building and managing Windows and related technologies such as AD
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP/Routing/VLANs and experience with managing networking devices such as firewalls and switches
  • 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

Must be positive and able to develop and sustain a culture that places our customer’s needs at the forefront of every decision

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