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Our global team is responsible for a server farm of over 3000 physical and virtual servers scattered in 40 different locations around the world. The Linux Engineer's primary responsibilities will be building, improving, and maintaining our complex Linux infrastructure environment. They will work closely with other systems teams (Windows, database, storage, VMware) to ensure a coherent and robust infrastructure is maintained. They will also act as a point of escalation for Linux-related support issues from other IT teams, such as trading support or networking.
Continuous delivery is an important part of our team's responsibilities, as this is essential to stay ahead of the curve, while assuring a robust trading environment.
To succeed at Flow Traders, you should be very self-motivated. Innovation is key to our culture, so we always encourage team members to seek out and implement improvements to our setup. If kernel and performance tuning is your passion, challenge yourself to extract those last microseconds from the trading servers. If you are into configuration management, seek opportunities to improve and expand our Puppet environment.
What you need to succeed
5 to 7 years of working experience in a complex Linux infrastructure environment with in-depth knowledge of Linux distributions and networking skills; DNS, DHCP, routing & switching, multicast, etc.
Excellent scripting skills in Python, Bash, Ruby, or Perl
Experience building out configuration management tools, such as Puppet, Ansible, or CFEngine
Experience with Continuous Delivery
Experience setting up and maintaining monitoring systems (Centreon, Nagios)
Hands on experience with Kafka, Kubernetes, Hadoop, Spark, Elastic Search, and Cloudera is a plus
Ability to work with version control systems (preferably git)
Knowledge of NAS and SAN
Feeling perfectly at home within complex Windows environment is a plus
Experience working with AWS or GCP is a plus
Attracted to the dynamics of the financial markets
BSc or MSc in Computing Science or equivalent
Able to occasionally travel to Flow Traders' offices around the world
What we offer
We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer competitive salary, annual discretionary bonus and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:
Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend domain-related conferences
Our own company boat
In-house gym and sessions with our nutritionist or personal trainer
In-house Bar and Lounge with an arcade, table tennis, billiards table and game consoles
Daily catered lunch, amazing coffee and a fully stocked kitchen and snack bar
Weekly chair massages
Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year, such as the Year End Party that exceeds expectations
Global rotations between our offices worldwide
Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.