Infrastructure Engineer - Platform, MaxxTrader

Job description

About Us:

“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 MaxxTrader

MaxxTrader is a global FX Trading platform, whose EMS/OMS solution is sought by major global financial institutions – banks, broker dealers and hedge funds - to better-connect their FX trading desks with liquidity providers, wherever they are, through proprietary distribution connectors.

MaxxTrader’s all-in-one platform covers the complete FX trade cycle, is built for turn-key activation and is flexible to enable customers’ unique requirements & strategies.

MaxxTrader has a team of passionate, ‘get it done’ visionaries who are client-focused and strategically minded with their sights set on building better trading solutions for the institutional FX trader.


The Role


The MaxxTrader Infrastructure Team is looking for a Platform Engineer to provide a vital premier service to its customers globally and to fulfil MaxxTrader’s aims and objectives.

You will be based in Singapore and provide platform services for MaxxTrader’s worldwide operation.

Our on-prem data centre platform is a virtualised Linux environment where innovation and automation are key.

You will have the opportunity to shape the future success of MaxxTrader’s mission-critical platform in this fast-growing fintech.

Your passion, knowledge and drive for innovation will propel you to design, implement and support high-quality services, adding value to our users and the organization.


You will be responsible for:

  • Implementing and supporting MaxxTrader’s platforms during Singapore working hours.
  • Hosted server architecture and systems administration, which is currently virtual machines / Linux on Dell hardware.
  • Providing an ongoing blend of project work and general BAU support services.
  • Ensuring efficient deployment and standard configuration management through automation.
  • Troubleshooting issues and handle incident escalations (occasionally out-of-hours) while promoting production change management processes and procedures.
  • Interfacing with all levels of the business and constantly strive to achieve total internal customer satisfaction.
  • Bringing your own ideas to optimise and further automate the MaxxTrader platform stack.

Requirements

We are looking for the following:

  • Good experience of working with Unix and perhaps, more recently, modern cloud technology.
  • Substantial experience in the deployment and management of Linux servers.
  • Good knowledge of managing virtual machines.
  • Knowledge of Storage devices / NFS.
  • Demonstratable knowledge of Rest APIs, Git, PKI and SSL certificates, RedHat/Fedora, DNS, Mail, LDAP and kernel-level debugging is also highly desirable.
  • Experience in automation and management of platform configuration using Ansible, Python, Nornir or similar.
  • Scripting/coding experience.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Approachable and a team player.
  • Self-motivated, organised, adaptable and a quick learner.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Experience of working in the financial sector could also be beneficial. However, we will offer relevant financial training to the successful candidate.
  • A degree in a related field, such as Engineering or Computer Science is desirable.